Author(s): Eco, Umberto
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Abstract: Book Description: ..'. not merely interesting and novel, but also exceedingly provocative and heuristically fertile.' --The Review of Metaphysics ..'. essential reading for anyone interesting in... the new reader-centered forms of criticism.' --Library Journal In this erudite and imaginative book, Umberto Eco sets forth a dialectic between 'open' and 'closed' texts.