Umberto Eco

An Italian/English Bibliography

Books

1956Il problema estetico in San Tommaso

(Torino: Edizioni di Filosofia.)
2d revised ed.: Il problema estetico in Tommaso d'Aquino (Milano: Bompiani, I970)
English Translation:
The Aesthetics of Thomas Aquinas (Cambridge: Harvard U.P., 1988)
1959Sviluppo dell'estetica medievale
(Milano: Marzorati)
2d revised ed.: Arte e bellezza nell'estetica medievale (Milano: Bompiani, 1987)
English Translation:
Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages (London-New Haven: Yale U.P., 1985.)
1962Opera aperta
(Milano: Bompiani)
This first edition also contained "Le poetiche di Joyce." Last revised edition, Milano: Bompiani, 1972.
English Translation:
The Open Work (Cambridge: Harvard U.P., 1989 revised.)
1963Diario minimo
(Milano: Mondadori)
Revised edition, Milano: Mondadori, 1975.
English Translation:
Misreadings (London:Cape and New York: Harcourt 1993)
1964Apocalittici e integrati
(Milano: Bompiani)
Revised edition, Milano: Bompiani, 1977.
English Translation:
Apocalypse Postponed (Bloomington: Indiana U.P., 1994)
(Partial translation with other texts.)
1965Le poetiche di Joyce
(Milano: Bompiani.)
Revised edition of the second part of 1962's Opera aperta.
English Translation:
1. The Aesthetics of Chaosmos (Tulsa Monograph Series, Oklhaoma University)
2. The Aesthetics of Chaosmos: The Middle Ages of James Joyce (London: Hutchinson and Cambridge: Harvard U.P., 1989.)
1967Appunti per una semiologia delle comunicazioni visive
(Milano: Bompiani)
(Now in La struttura assente.)
1968La struttura assente
(Milano: Bompiani)
Last revised edition, 1983. This work was later revised completely, forming the basis for A Theory of Semiotics.
1968La definizione dell'arte
(Milano: Mursia)
1971Le forme del contenuto
(Milano: Bompiani)
1971Il segno
(Milano: Isedi)
2d edition, Milano: Mondadori.
1973Il costume di casa
(Milano: Bompiani)
1973Beato di Liébana.
(Milano: F.M. Ricci)
Andrea D'Alessandro remarks: "The Beato di Liébana did a commentary to the Apocalypse in the Middle Ages. Eco cured the photographic reproduction of the original illuminated manuscript of this commentary. The book was printed in a limited series – unfortunately at a very high price (about 200-250 US$ at the time)."
1975Trattato di semiotica generale
(Milano: Bompiani)
A translation into Italian of the English revision of A Theory of Semiotics, which was based on La struttura assente.
1976A Theory of Semiotics
(Bloomington: Indiana U.P., and London: Macmillan, 1977.)
Original english version of the above Trattato.
1976Il superuomo di massa
(Milano: Cooperativa Scrittori.)
Revised ed., Milano: Bompiani, 1978.
1977Dalla periferia dell'impero.
(Milano: Bompiani)
1977Come si fa una tesi di laurea
(Milano: Bompiani)
1979The Role of the Reader
(Bloomington: Indiana U.P. and London: Hutchinson, 1981)
Containing essays from Opera aperta, Apocalittici e integrati, Forme del contenuto, Lector in fabula, Il Superuomo di massa.
1979Lector in fabula
(Milano: Bompiani)
1980Il nome della rosa
(Milano: Bompiani)
(Commented edition, ed. by Costantino Marmo. Milano: Edizioni Scolastiche Fabbri, 1990).
English Translation:
The Name of the Rose (New York: Harcourt, 1983, London: Secker & Warburg, 1983.)
1983Postille al nome della rosa
(Added to the pocket Italian edition, 1984.)
English Translation:
Postscript to The Name of the Rose (New York: Harcourt, 1984.)
1984Semiotica e filosofia del linguaggio
(Einaudi: Torino)
English Translation:
Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language (Bloomington: Indiana U.P., 1984)
1984Conceito de texto
(Sao Paulo: Queiroz)
1985Sugli specchi e altri saggi
(Milano: Bompiani)
1988Il pendolo di Foucault
(Milano: Bompiani)
English Translation:
Foucault's Pendulum (New York: Harcourt, Brace and Jovanovich, 1989; London: Secker and Warburg, 1989.)
1989Lo strano caso della Hanau 1609
(Milano: Bompiani)
1990I limiti dell'interpretazione
(Milano: Bompiani)
English Translation:
The Limits of Interpretation (Bloomington: Indiana U.P.,1990.)
1991Stelle e stellette
(Genova: Melangolo)
1992Il secondo diario minimo
(Milano: Bompiani)
English Translation:
How to Travel with a Salmon and Other Essays (New York: Hacourt Brace and London: Secker, 1994 partial)
1992Interpretation and Overinterpretation
(Cambridge: Cambridge U.P.)
1993La ricerca della lingua perfetta nella cultura europea
(Bari: Laterza)
English Translation:
The Search for the Perfect Language (Oxford: Blackwell, 1995.)
1994Apocalypse Postponed.
(Bloomington: Indiana U.P.)
1994Six Walks in the Fictional Woods
(Cambridge: Harvard U.P.)
Italian Translation:
Sei passeggiate nei boschi narrativi (Milano: Bompiani, 1994.)
1994L'isola del giorno prima
(Milano: Bompiani)
English Translation:
The Island of the Day Before (New York: Harcourt Brace and London: Secker and Warburg, 1995)
1996In cosa crede chi non crede? (with Carlo Maria Martini)
(Roma: Liberal.)
1997 Neue Streichholzbriefe.
(München: DTV.)
1997Cinque scritti morali
(Milano: Bompiani)
1997Kant e l'ornitorinco
(Milano: Bompiani.)
English Translation:
Kant and the Platypus (New York: Harcourt Brace, 1999)
1998Talking of Joyce (with Liberato Santoro).
(Dublin: University College Dublin Press.)
1998Gesammelte Streichholbriefe.
(München: Hanser, 1998.)
1998Serendipities. Language and Lunacy.
(New York: Columbia U.P.)
1998Tra menzogna e ironia.
(Milano: Bompiani.)


Collaborations and Editing

1961Storia figurata delle invenzioni

(Milano: Bompiani)
Edited by U. Eco and G.B. Zorzoli.
English Translation:
1. The Picture History of Inventions (New York: Macmillan, 1963.)
2. The Pictorial History of Inventions (London: Weidenfeld, 1962)
1965Il caso Bond
(Milano: Bompiani).
Edited by O. Del Buono and U. Eco.
English Translation:
The Bond Affair (London: Macdonald, 1966)
1966La bomba e il generale
(Milano: Bompiani)
Illustrated by Eugenio Carmi.
(revised edition, 1988)
English Translation:
The Bomb and the General
1966I tre cosmonauti
(Milano: Bompiani)
Illustrated by Eugenio Carmi.
(revised edition, 1988)
English Translation:
The Three Astronauts
1969L'arte come mestiere
(Milano: Bompiani)
Edited by U. Eco.
1969I sistemi di segni e lo strutturalismo sovietico
(Milano: Bompiani)
Edited by U. Eco and R. Faccani.
1969L'Industria della cultura
(Milano: Bompiani)
Edited by U. Eco.
1969Dove e quando? Indagine sperimentale su due diverse edizioni di un servizio di 'Almanacco'
(Roma: Rai, Servizio Programmi Sperimentali-Servizio Opinioni.)
Edited by U. Eco et al.
1970Socialismo y consolacion
(Barcelona: Tusquets)
Edited by U. Eco.
1971I fumetti di Mao
(Bari: Laterza)
Edited by G. Nebiolo, U. Eco and J. Chesneaux.
English Translation:
The People's Comic Book: Red Women's Detachment, Hot on the Trail, and Other Chinese Comics
1972Cent'anni dopo. Il ritorno dell'intreccio
(Milano: Almanacco Bompiani)
Edited by U. Eco and C. Sughi.
1972I pampini bugiardi
(Rimini: Guaraldi)
Edited by U. Eco and M. Bonazzi.
1972Estetica e teoria dell'informazione
(Milano: Bompiani)
Edited by U. Eco.
1973Eugenio Carmi: Una pittura di paesaggio?
(Milano: Prearo)
Edited by U. Eco. With Duncan Mcmillan & Eugenio Carmi.
1976Storia di una rivoluzione mai esistita: l'esperimento Vaduz
(Roma: Rai, Servizio Opinioni.)
Edited by U. Eco et al.
1979Invernizio, Serao, Liala
(Firenze: La Nuova Italia.)
A cura di U. Eco, I. Pezzini, M.P. Pozzato, M. Federzoni. Il Castoro.
1979A Semiotic Landscape
(The Hague: Mouton)
Edited by S. Chatman, U. Eco and J.M. Klinkenberg.
Proceedings of the First Congress of IASS-AIS, Milano, 1974.
1983The Sign of Three: Peirce, Holmes, Dupin
(Bloomington: Indiana University Press)
Edited by U. Eco and T.A. Sebeok.
Italian Translation:
Il segno dei tre (Milano: Bompiani 1983)
1988Meaning and Mental Representations
(Bloomington: Indiana U.P.)
Edited by U. Eco, M. Santambrogio and P. Violi.
1989On the Medieval Theory of Signs
(Amsterdam:Benjamins)
Edited by U. Eco and Costantino Marmo.
1991Vocali - Soluzioni felici
(Napoli: Guida)
Eco Umberto & Malvinni Paolo D.
1992Gli gnomi di Gnu
(Milano: Bompiani.)
With Eugenio Carmi.
1995Povero Pinocchio
(Modena: Comix)
Edited by U. Eco


Translations
A full list of Eco's work with complete translations appears here on the University of Bologna's site.

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