Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Italian writer Umberto Eco dies at 84

“The Italian writer and philosopher Umberto Eco, best known for his novel The Name of the Rose, has died aged 84.

The Name of the Rose was made into a film in 1986 starring Scottish actor Sean Connery.

Eco, who also wrote the novel Foucault’s Pendulum, continued to publish new works, with Numero Zero released last year.

He also wrote children’s books and literary criticism.”

Read more @ http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-35620368

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