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I do believe Eco is brilliant but many of the references in the book were to ideas or concepts native to Italy and times before I was alive. One person found this helpful. Please try again later. He died from cancer on February 19, at the age of Would you like to tell us about a lower price? In lucid, persuasive, and artfully illustrated essays, Eco expands the range of what is acceptable as culture: Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.

Organized in four main parts, “Mass Culture: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I actually read this book quite some time ago but remember being ,for the most part, lost by references to details that were maybe too ‘detailed’.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. About the Author Umberto Eco was an Italian novelist, medievalist, semiotician, philosopher, and literary critic. Write a customer review. Apocalypse Postponed,” “Mass Media and the Limits of Communication,” “The Rise and Fall of Counter-Cultures,” and “In Search of Italian Genius,” Eco looks at a variety of topics and cultural productions, including the world of Charlie Brown, distinctions between highbrow and lowbrow, the future of literacy, Chinese comic strips, whether countercultures exist, Fellini’s Ginger and Fred, and the Italian genius industry.


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Share your thoughts with other customers. Set up a giveaway. Leer a ubmerto intelectual me ha motivado a estudiar a traves de la lectura, me ha dado herramientas y me he vuelto mas critico. Join our email list. He received a doctorate of philosophy from the University of Turin in Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. No eBook available Amazon.

Get to Know Us. An erudite and witty collection of Umberto Eco’s essays on mass culture from the s through the s, including major pieces which have not been translated into English before.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Orwell or Concerning Visionary Power. Eco is a true original–substantial, lucid, humane, and a great deal of fun. Privacy Notice Accessibility Help. The discussion is framed by opposing characterizations of current intellectuals as apocalyptic and opposed to all mass culture, or as integrated intellectuals, so much a part of mass culture as to be unaware of serving it.


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Umberto Eco is a professor of semiotics at the University of Bologna and the author of “Foucault s Pendulum, The Name of the Rose”, and other international bestsellers.

The World of Charlie Brown. Umbdrto and He also wrote children’s books and more than 20 nonfiction books including Serendipities: He taught philosophy and then semiotics at the University of Bologna.