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Stan Lee dies at age 95 – superheroes as ordinary people - mtltimes.ca 13 Nov 2018, 10:57 pm


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Stan Lee dies at age 95 – superheroes as ordinary people
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Stan Lee dies at age 95 – Superheroes are one of the most fascinating products of modern pop culture: they can do things that ordinary people can't and therefore, in the minds of many, they become some ideal beings. The Italian essayist Umberto Eco in ...

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Inventing the enemy - The News on Sunday 10 Nov 2018, 10:18 pm


The News on Sunday

Inventing the enemy
The News on Sunday
Again quoting Umberto Eco, who refers to George Orwell's 1984 in which continuous need of the enemy for our identity as beings, is illustrated by the example of a political personality of the state Oceana, Emmanuel Goldstein, who appears on the ...

Annaud serves Dicker on a tray - The Siver Telegram 9 Nov 2018, 12:37 pm


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Annaud serves Dicker on a tray
The Siver Telegram
... the dilated pupils of Patrick Dewaere in “Coup de tête”, the murder of the producer Lebovici in full funding of the “Name of the rose” or the face dépitée Umberto Eco discovering them on the shoot Sean Connery as a monk of the Baskervilles: “He ...

BGN Opinion: Trump is Censoring the News and You are Helping Him Do It - Black Girl Nerds 23 Oct 2018, 8:10 pm


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BGN Opinion: Trump is Censoring the News and You are Helping Him Do It
Black Girl Nerds
“Fascism had understood (as dictators generally do) that deviant behavior is encouraged by the fact that the media gives it coverage. ” – Umberto Eco. “Change the story, change the lead.” – Robert DeNiro as Conrad Brean Wag the Dog. In a tweetstorm ...

24 books to accompany you for the open road - ABS-CBN News 22 Oct 2018, 8:16 am


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24 books to accompany you for the open road
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2. Italian Hours by Henry James (1995). Charming literary snapshots of Italy's great cities, written from 1872-1909. 3. Travels in Hyperreality by Umberto Eco (1990). A collection of essays about simulated attractions across the United States like wax ...

MIPCOM: Rai's Head of Fiction on the Italian Public Broadcaster's Global Success - Hollywood Reporter 18 Oct 2018, 1:00 pm


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MIPCOM: Rai's Head of Fiction on the Italian Public Broadcaster's Global Success
Hollywood Reporter
The upcoming In the Name of the Rose, an adaptation of Umberto Eco's seminal novel, represents another giant international co-production (Tele-Munchen Group, Rai Fiction, 11 Marzo Film and Palomar) starring Rupert Everett and John Turturro, which will ...

MIPCOM: BBC Takes 'The Name of the Rose' Miniseries - Hollywood Reporter 15 Oct 2018, 11:29 am


Hollywood Reporter

MIPCOM: BBC Takes 'The Name of the Rose' Miniseries
Hollywood Reporter
John Turturro, Rupert Everett and Michael Emerson star in the TV adaption of Umberto Eco's medieval crime thriller, a co-production of Germany's Tele-Munchen Group with Italy's Rai Fiction, 11 Marzo Film and Palomar. The BBC has picked up period ...

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Sacked Siddiqui and Our Anomalies - Newsweek Pakistan 14 Oct 2018, 11:47 am


Newsweek Pakistan

Sacked Siddiqui and Our Anomalies
Newsweek Pakistan
In a 1990 Tanner Lecture, Umberto Eco talked about modus, the boundary. But he also spoke about modus as being moderate—“that is, within limits and within measure.” He quoted Horace as saying: “There is a measure for everything. There are precise ...

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The Name of the Rose - C21Media 12 Oct 2018, 2:57 pm


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The Name of the Rose
C21Media
The new major event miniseries based on Umberto Eco's highly acclaimed bestseller and featuring an international award winning cast. THE NAME OF THE ROSE is produced by 11 Marzo Film, Palomar and TMG in association with Rai Fiction. Delivery in ...

PETER HALLEY with Tom McGlynn - Brooklyn Rail 3 Oct 2018, 3:52 pm


Brooklyn Rail

PETER HALLEY with Tom McGlynn
Brooklyn Rail
Recently I read Umberto Eco's In the Name of the Rose. It's the story of the hunt for a forbidden manuscript in the library of a medieval monastery. At the end of the book, as the monastery burns to the ground in ruins, the protagonist finally ...

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Italian semiotician, essayist, philosopher, literary critic, and novelist

January 05, 1932, (86 years old)

February 19, 2016

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