Umberto Eco

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

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According to Wikipedia, Umberto Eco was an Italian medievalist, philosopher, semiotician, novelist, cultural critic, and political and social commentator. In English, he is best known for his popular 1980 novel The Name of the Rose, a historical mystery combining semiotics in fiction with biblical analysis, medieval studies and literary theory, as well as Foucault's Pendulum, his 1988 novel which touches on similar themes.

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Umberto Eco is most known for their academic work in the field of history. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of literature, philosophy, and education.

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