I wrote a novel because I had a yen to do it. I believe this is sufficient reason to set out to tell a story.
The good of a book lies in its being read. A book is made up of signs that speak of other signs, which in their turn speak of things. Without an eye to read them, a book contains signs that produce no concepts; therefore it is dumb.
Human life is fiction's only theme.- Eudora Welty
There are no foolish questions and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking quest- Charles Parker Jr.
The novelist works neither to correct nor to condone, not at all to comfort, but to make w...- Eudora Welty
As a writer one is allowed to have conversations with oneself. What is considered sane in ...- Alan Ayckbourn
A writer off-guard since the materials with which he works are so dangerous can expect ago...- Kurt Vonnegut
|Birth:||5th January, 1932|
|Profession:||Essayist, Novelist, Philosopher|
Umberto Eco Knight Grand Cross is an Italian semiotician, essayist, philosopher, literary critic, and novelist. He is best known for his groundbreaking 1980 novel Il nome della rosa, an intellectual mystery combining semiotics in fiction, biblical analysis, medieval studies and literary theory.
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