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Un po' pesante, ma con calma prima o poi lo finirò :P


»Die Menschen tun das Böse nie so vollständig und begeistert, wie wenn sie es aus religiöser Überzeugung tun.« (Umberto Eco, Der Friedhof von Prag, 2010) #fuck #fanatism


Asterios Polyp: e non dite che è solo un fumetto perché è un'opera illuminante anche dal punto di vista della comunicazione

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Stephen King on Writing, Fear, and the Atrocity of Adverbs

“I believe the road to hell is paved with adverbs, and I will shout it from the rooftops.”

Italian semiotician, essayist, philosopher, literary critic, and novelist Umberto Eco. Recommended reading: The Name of the Rose, The Island of the Day Before, and Foucault's Pendulum

Henry James, Stories of Artists & Writers, New Directions . Cover by Alvin Lustig.

History of Beauty, edited by Umberto Eco. Eco explores the nature, the meaning, and the very history of the idea of beauty in Western culture. The text is lavishly illustrated with abundant examples of sublime painting and sculpture and lengthy quotations from writers and philosophers.