Apocalypse Postponed

Apocalypse Postponed - Perspectives

Hardback (01 May 1994)

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Publisher's Synopsis

This collection gathers Eco's main writings on mass culture published in a wide variety of journals and newspapers from the mid-50s to the late 1980s. Opening with an anti-Adornian survey of theories of mass culture, Eco goes on to explore such exotica as La Cicciolina, Charlie Brown, Orwell, Fellini, Italian independent radio and the 'genius industry'. Umberto Eco is a semiologist and medievalist, and is the author of 'The Name of the Rose' and 'Faith in Fakes'.

Book information

ISBN: 9780851704180
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Imprint: BFI
Pub date:
DEWEY: 306
DEWEY edition: 20
Language: English
Number of pages: vii, 227
Weight: 572g
Height: 234mm
Width: 153mm