Biography of Umberto Eco


Study Guides on Works by Umberto Eco

Foucault's Pendulum is the follow-up by Umberto Eco to his wildly successful debut novel The Name of the Rose. The fact that that this makes Foucault’s Pendulum Eco’s second novel should not create the misconception that he was a young,...

The Name of the Rose is the first novel of Italian writer, professor of semiotics at the University of Bologna Umberto Eco. It was first published in Italian in 1980.

The novel is presented as an embodiment of the theoretical ideas of Umberto Eco’...