Umberto Eco, The Da Vinci Code, and the Intellectual in the Age of Popular Culture

Umberto Eco, The Da Vinci Code, and the Intellectual in the Age of Popular Culture

by Douglass Merrell

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319854823
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 05/13/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Douglass Merrell completed his PhD in in History on Umberto Eco at the University of Washington in 2000. He has subsequently taught in Rome, Venice, and Padua.

Table of Contents


Chapter One: The Intermediate Thinker
Chapter Two: The Intellectual Species
Chapter Three: A Medievalist in Hibernation
Chapter Four: The Exiled Heretic
Chapter Five: The Art of Adventure: Joyce, Pareyson, and the Open Work
Chapter Six: The Gruppo 63 and the Counter-Culture Movement
Chapter Seven: The Aesthetic Worlds of Superman and Charlie Brown
Chapter Eight: The Semiotic Species: A Grand Unified Theory of Culture
Chapter Nine: The Ethics of Interpretation and the Model Reader
Chapter Ten: Travels in the Fictional Labyrinth

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