By Umberto Eco
En este libro audaz, que señala un hito decisivo en su exertions crítica, Umberto Eco se convierte en su propio objeto de estudio y analista de sí mismo. Acompañado de Dante, Leopardi y Joyce, e interpretando a los principales hermeneutas de sus obras, Eco replantea cuatro grandes problemas de l. a. semiótica moderna: los «límites de l. a. interpretación» , el excesivo dispendio de «energía interpretativa», «los criterios de economía de lectura», y un ataque polémico a los angeles «práctica de l. a. deconstrucción». Trata así de restablecer el equilibrio entre los angeles «intención del lector» y «la intención del autor», al tiempo que demuestra que el principio de l. a. semiosis ilimitada no puede consistir en una derivación incontrolable del sentido. Si bien las interpretaciones de un texto pueden ser infinitas, no todas son buenas, y aunque no sabemos cuáles son las mejores, sí es posible determinar las que resultan totalmente inaceptables.
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The most fundamental of these patterns is often said to be that of death and rebirth, reflecting the natural cycle of the seasons: the Canadian critic Northrop Frye put forward an influential model of literature based on this proposition in Anatomy of Criticism (1957). Archetypal criticism originated in the early 20th century from the speculations of the British anthropologist J. G. Frazer in The Golden Bough (1890-1915)—a comparative study of mythologies—and from those of the Swiss psychologist C.
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G. disinterested for 'uninterested'), or the extension of a word's meaning in a surprising but strictly illogical * METAPHOR. In the second sense, a wellknown example from Hamlet is To take arms against a sea of troubles'. Adjective: catachretic. catalectic, lacking the final syllable or syllables expected in the regular pattern of a metrical verse line (see metre). The term is most often used of the common English *TROCHAIC line in which the optional final unstressed syllable (or * FEMININE ENDING) is not used.