Author:Eco, Umberto

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Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages

By: Eco, Umberto

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1988

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2290207

ISBN: 0300042078

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Lightly rubbed. 1988 Trade Paperback. In the first English translation of this authoritative, lively book, the celebrated Italian novelist and philosopher Umberto Eco presents a learned summary of medieval aesthetic ideas. First published twenty years ago and now translated into English for the first time, the book juxtaposes theology and science, poetry and mysticism, in order to explore the relationship that existed between the aesthetic theories and the artistic experience and practice of medieval culture. View more info

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Foucault's Pendulum

By: Eco, Umberto; Weaver, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202330

ISBN: 0151327653

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top page ridge lightly foxed. 1989 Hard Cover. 641 pp. 8vo. A superb cerebral entertainment about three editors who cook up a hoax - involving the Templar Knights, Stonehenge, the Cabala, and Brazilian voodoo, among other things - that suddenly becomes all too real. Translated by William Weaver. Keywords: FICTION WORLD LITERATURE ITALIAN LITERATURE TEMPLARS OCCULT MYSTICISM View more info