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Young Novelist "Confesses" (at 80!)

Umberto Eco (Name of the Rose) says he knows Leopold Bloom better than his own father. How he and others write novels that seem realer than real. Primary Topic: Creativity read more
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Confessions of a Young Novelist review

Academics / Literature : The Literary Saloon (4 years ago)

The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of Umberto Eco's Confessions of a Young Novelist -- his 2008 Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature, now out from Harvard University Press. Read Post

Umberto Eco Explores the Lies That Fueled the Nazis

Entertainment : Speakeasy - WSJ.com (3 years ago)

In an interview, Umberto Eco discusses his new novel, "The Prague Cemetery," and his favorite drink, the gin martini. Read Post

Book Review: "Confessions of a Young Novelist"

Academics / Literature : PhiloBiblos (4 years ago)

Delivered as the 2008 Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature at Emory University, the four essays in Umberto Eco's Confessions of a Young Novelist (HUP, 2011) offer a peek inside Eco's creative writing process, his views on a... Read Post


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