Contributor biographical information for The name of the rose / Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver.

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Umberto Eco is the author of four bestselling novels and numerous collections of essays. A professor of semiotics at the University of Bologna, he lives in Italy.

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Monastic and religious life -- Italy -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500 -- Fiction.
Monastic libraries -- Italy -- Fiction.
Semiotics -- Fiction.