The Role of the Reader: Explorations in the Semiotics of Texts

The Role of the Reader: Explorations in the Semiotics of Texts

by Umberto Eco
     
 

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"... not merely interesting and novel, but also exceedingly provocative and heuristically fertile." —The Review of Metaphysics

"... essential reading for anyone interesting in... the new reader-centered forms of criticism." —Library Journal

In this erudite and imaginative book, Umberto Eco sets forth a dialectic between ‘open’ and

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"... not merely interesting and novel, but also exceedingly provocative and heuristically fertile." —The Review of Metaphysics

"... essential reading for anyone interesting in... the new reader-centered forms of criticism." —Library Journal

In this erudite and imaginative book, Umberto Eco sets forth a dialectic between ‘open’ and ‘closed’ texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253203182
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
07/01/1979
Series:
Advances in Semiotics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,264,504
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)

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