This is a portrait of Western popular culture, on the brink of self-destruction. The book explores such exotica as La Cicciolina, Charlie Brown and George Orwell, appraises illiteracy, and sets out to expose mass culture as both the nemesis and salvation of mankind.
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Umberto Eco was born in Alessandria in 1932 and has been Professor of Semiotics at the University of Bologna since 1975 and President of the International Centre for Semiotic and Cognitive Studies since 1988. His books include ‘The Name of the Rose’ (1980) and Foucault’s Pendulum’ (1988). His most recent works include ‘Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language’ (1984), ‘The Limits of Interpretation’ (1990), ‘Apocalyspe Postponed’ (1994) and ‘The Island of the Day Before’ (1995).
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