Very enlightening but have to read in the context of the time it was writtenPublished 4 months ago by Penny de Byl
This is a book of interpretation, analysis and criticism of one Umberto Eco, a professor of semiotics, novelist, Milanese. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Louis Foster
TRAVELS IN HYPERREALITY is a hodgepodge collection of magazine and newspaper articles dating from 1967 through 1983, most of which are concerned with popular culture and changing... Read morePublished on October 28, 2012 by Bryan Byrd
Caveat: I have not read the entire book, yet; only the titular essay. Eco is one of the great minds of our times, and for that reason alone, any and all of his books and essays... Read morePublished on January 30, 2010 by Mark Straka
Well this was my third book by Mr. Eco and dthe continue to get worse. The Rose was excellent and made me hungry for more but after the Pendulum and this Hyper-Realty bit I'm going... Read morePublished on August 7, 2003 by "worldtravelerguy"
Umberto Eco is clearly a genius - his fictional works testify to that. I assume his reputation as a semiologist is well earned (since I know little about the subject beyond what... Read morePublished on March 16, 2003 by Arthem