The Resource Interpretation and overinterpretation, Umberto Eco with Richard Rorty, Jonathan Culler, Christine Brooke-Rose ; edited by Stefan Collini

Interpretation and overinterpretation, Umberto Eco with Richard Rorty, Jonathan Culler, Christine Brooke-Rose ; edited by Stefan Collini

Label
Interpretation and overinterpretation
Title
Interpretation and overinterpretation
Statement of responsibility
Umberto Eco with Richard Rorty, Jonathan Culler, Christine Brooke-Rose ; edited by Stefan Collini
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Umberto Eco, international best-selling novelist and leading literary theorist, here brings together these two roles in a provocative discussion of the vexed question of literary interpretation. The limits of interpretation--what a text can actually be said to mean--are of double interest to a semiotician whose own novels' intriguing complexity has provoked his readers into intense speculation as to their meaning. Eco's illuminating and frequently hilarious discussion
  • Ranges from Dante to The Name of the Rose, from Foucault's Pendulum to Chomsky and Derrida, and bears all the hallmarks of his inimitable personal style. Three of the world's leading figures in philosophy, literary theory and criticism take up the challenge of entering into debate with Eco on the question of interpretation. Richard Rorty, Jonathan Culler and Christine Brooke-Rose each add a distinctive perspective to this contentious topic, contributing to a unique
  • Exchange of ideas between some of the foremost and most exciting theorists in the field
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eco, Umberto
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN98.S46
LC item number
E25 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Collini, Stefan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criticism
  • Semiotics and literature
  • Interpretatie
  • Critique
  • Sémiotique et littérature
  • Criticism
  • Semiotics and literature
  • Interpretatie
  • Literaturinterpretation
  • Hermeneutik
  • Critique.
  • Sémiotique et littérature
  • Critique textuelle
  • Analyse du discours
  • Semiotik och litteratur
Label
Interpretation and overinterpretation, Umberto Eco with Richard Rorty, Jonathan Culler, Christine Brooke-Rose ; edited by Stefan Collini
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : interpretation terminable and interminable / Stefan Collini -- Interpretation and history ; Overinterpreting texts ; Between author and text / Umberto Eco -- The pragmatist's progress / Richard Rorty -- In defence of overinterpretation / Jonathan Culler -- Palimpsest history / Christine Brooke-Rose -- Reply / Umberto Eco
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 151 pages
Isbn
9780521425544
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
91004227
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23869122
  • (OCoLC)ocm23869122
Label
Interpretation and overinterpretation, Umberto Eco with Richard Rorty, Jonathan Culler, Christine Brooke-Rose ; edited by Stefan Collini
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : interpretation terminable and interminable / Stefan Collini -- Interpretation and history ; Overinterpreting texts ; Between author and text / Umberto Eco -- The pragmatist's progress / Richard Rorty -- In defence of overinterpretation / Jonathan Culler -- Palimpsest history / Christine Brooke-Rose -- Reply / Umberto Eco
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 151 pages
Isbn
9780521425544
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
91004227
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23869122
  • (OCoLC)ocm23869122

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