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Postscript to the Name of the Rose

Umberto Eco

Postscript to the Name of the Rose

by Umberto Eco

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Published by Buccaneer Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8689632M
    ISBN 101568496753
    ISBN 109781568496757
    OCLC/WorldCa228380875

    The Name of the Rose begins with a prologue by an unknown narrator, who explains how he found a transcription of a medieval manuscript containing the account of Adso of Melk, a fourteenth-century German gh the narrator expresses doubts about the authenticity of the text and the veracity of the incredible story it tells, he has decided nonetheless to translate and publish it in Italian. Product Description Postscript To The Name Of The Rose. Postscript To The Name Of The Rose Author: Umberto Eco. This book stems from Umberto Eco’s account of the genesis of his extraordinary novel, The Name of the Rose, but, like the novel itself, it goes far beyond the particular: ‘ in March .

    Some of the translation work in Postscript is a bit shaky and could have used an editorial pass, but over all this is an interesting read for fans of The Name of the Rose and writing. There is some insight into the novel, but Eco spends a lot of time on writing theory and craft/5(9). As other reviewers have pointed out, you really do feel smarter upon finishing it. That is the first theme of the book that strikes you, but many more are out there for you to actual story of The Name of the Rose (sometimes the story gets lost in the novel) is a Cited by:

    Contents PREFACE ix POSTSCRIPT LANGUAGE TUTORIAL CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION POSTSCRIPT as a Page Description Language 1 POSTSCRIPT as a Programming Language 4 CHAPTER 2 STACK AND ARITHMETIC The POSTSCRIPT Stack 7 Arithmetic 8 Interactive Stack Operators 12 New Operator Summaries 14 Operator Summary 15 CHAPTER 3 .   Which makes the success of Umberto Eco’s The Name of the Rose, celebrating 30 years in translation this year, even more remarkable. Sure, it had been a success in Europe, but the year was and the world was a lot bigger then — and communication was no mere email away.


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If some readers of "The Name of the Rose" are hard put with Latin phrases and medieval theology, then "The Key to the Name of the Rose" will be a better reference book. The "Postscript to The Name of the Rose" reiterates the author's enjoyment in writing this enigmatically titled, historical, detective novel.4/5.

Some of the translation work in Postscript is a bit shaky and could have used an editorial pass, but over all this is an interesting read for fans of The Name of the Rose and writing. There is some insight into the novel, but Eco spends a lot of time on writing theory and by: The Name of the Rose is a mystery novel, but it is a medieval mystery novel, set in a monastery against a background of a theological debate, and I found that I was as caught up in trying to follow the religious arguments (and form my own opinion of them) as I was by solving ‘whodunit’.

In fact, by about half way through the novel I was so /5(1K). Find books like Postscript to the Name of the Rose from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked Postscript to the Name of t. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Eco, Umberto. Postscript to The name of the rose. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, © (OCoLC) UMBERTO ECO (–) was the author of numerous essay collections and seven novels, including The Name of the Rose,The Prague Cemetery, and Inventing the Enemy.

He received Italy’s highest literary award, the Premio Strega, was named a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur by the French government, and was an honorary member of the Cited by:   The Name of the Rose takes place over seven days, and the sections are roughly the same length (around 75 pages).

We can do this one of two. In illustrated, mini-book form: very brief, often pedantic musings—and explanations—by the author of the bestselling The Name of the Rose, a novel of medieval history, theology, and monastery-murder. Eco discusses the book's title: ""I liked it because the rose is a symbolic figure so rich in meanings that by now it hardly has any meaning left.

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The Name of the Rose is obsessive in a lot of ways, beginning with its own credibility. Your typical murder mystery starts with a bang, but this one starts with a fake history lesson.

Postscript to the Name of the Rose Quotes Showing of 24 “Thus I rediscovered what writers have always known (and have told us again and again): books always speak of other books, and every story tells a story that has already been told.”Cited by: : The Name of the Rose: including the Author's Postscript: Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

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