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ASAHI HAIKUIST NETWORK/ David McMurray

Asahi News 02 Feb 2023
unusually quiet morning a crow caws thrice. --Jerome Berglund (Minneapolis, Minnesota). * * *. winter dawn--. two crows on a bare branch. waiting for godot. --Deborah A. Bennett (Carbondale, Illinois). * * *. birds sing at sunrise ... --J.D ... * * * ... * * * ... Simona Brinzaru walked in the darkness of Bucharest, Romania, after reading Umberto Eco’s “Fictional Woods.” ... .
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Review: ‘Cairo Conspiracy’ mixes religion and politics in a compelling thriller

The Los Angeles Times 27 Jan 2023
For your safety ... There may be a whiff of Umberto Eco’s “The Name of the Rose” in the air, but the Stockholm-born Saleh, who first made a name for himself as one of Sweden’s most prominent graffiti artists, steers clear of splashy reveals, allowing the storyline to build to an intense simmer without boiling over into more conventional stuff ... 2 hours.
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Letter to the editor: Credulity

Missoulian 26 Jan 2023
However, American critic, and biographer Carl Clinton Van Doren (1885-1950) stated that “the race of man, while sheep in credulity, are wolves for conformity.” Italian philosopher, novelist and political commentator Umberto Eco (1932-2016) postulated of the workings of it in “if ...
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Missoulian 26 Jan 2023
However, American critic, and biographer Carl Clinton Van Doren (1885-1950) stated that “the race of man, while sheep in credulity, are wolves for conformity.” Italian philosopher, novelist and political commentator Umberto Eco (1932-2016) postulated of the workings of it in “if ...
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German widower leaves collection of 70,000 books

The Times/The Sunday Times 24 Jan 2023
The Italian writer Umberto Eco accumulated more than 30,000, converting an old hotel into a private library ... .
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Debut collection takes on the past, identity and the roots of selfhood

The Keene Sentinel 14 Jan 2023
Hoover seems certain of the answer; the smattered beautiful bursts of plainly stated biographical moments (“Once I fell / in love with a woman who’d been a thief”; “I’ve always wanted / a boyfriend like you language making it impossible / for her to love me back” interspersed ...
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Will AI Make Creative Workers Redundant?

Wall Street Journal 10 Jan 2023
When one of my colleagues asked ChatGPT for a 250-word summary of Umberto Eco’s philosophy of translation, it produced a text that would put many educated adults to shame—and it did so within seconds ... .
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The Written and the Unwritten World by Italo Calvino: a great mind at work

The Times/The Sunday Times 08 Jan 2023
Before Elena Ferrante, Calvino, alongside Umberto Eco, was the most famous modern Italian writer in the Anglosphere ... Yet most of the pieces in TheSponsored. .
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OPINION | ON BOOKS: Power of unread books — a mountain I aspire to climb

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 08 Jan 2023
Taleb begins by discussing the personal library of author Umberto Eco, who has a famously large collection of more than 30,000 books ... While at first glance a visitor to Eco's library might assume the shelves were a testament to Eco's prodigious knowledge, the real reason they were so voluminous was because Eco was hungry to read so much more.
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Trumpism: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Scheerpost 08 Jan 2023
By Michael Brenner ... Yet, the movement he inspired and instigated is very much alive ... Ghost Dancers ... Eric Hoffer’s THE TRUE BELIEVER (Mentor 1951); Umberto Eco’s essay “UR FASCISM” (NYRB, July 22, 1995). 1 The formulation of Fascism’s distinguishing traits is borrowed from Eco; the quotes are all Hoffer’s.Here are the most salient and pertinent points ... .
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McCarthy debacle comes with a lesson: There's a downside to being a party of fascist trolls

Alternet 07 Jan 2023
I favor the famous 1995 essay by Italian philosopher Umberto Eco, who argued that fascism is a movement of "rigid discombobulation, a structured confusion," replete with contradictions and incoherencies, and yet that "emotionally it was firmly fastened to some archetypal foundations.".
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This Day in History — January 5

Jamaica Observer 05 Jan 2023
... (1928-1979); Alphonso "Dizzy" Reece, Jamaican jazz trumpeter (1931- ); Alvin Ailey Jr, American dancer and choreographer (1931-1989); Umberto Eco, Italian author and literary critic (1932-2016 ); Hayao Miyazaki, Japanese director (1941- ); Diane Keaton, US actress (1946- );.
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Review: 'The Archive Is All in Present Tense,' by Elizabeth Hoover

Finger Lakes Times 04 Jan 2023
Hoover seems certain of the answer; the smattered beautiful bursts of plainly stated biographical moments ("Once I fell / in love with a woman who'd been a thief"; "I've always wanted / a boyfriend like you language making it impossible / for her to love me back" interspersed ...
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January 2023 horoscopes predict retrogrades and unrealized resolutions

New York Post 03 Jan 2023
More On. life. Venus in Aquarius. Make misfit friends and learn to love your own weird. Winter Mercury retrograde predictions for each zodiac sign. Intimacy, exes and hexes ... Capricorn novelist Umberto Eco maintained, “I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us ... see also ... ....
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Fiction to look out for in 2023

The Observer 01 Jan 2023
During the lockdown years, I kept reading articles by novelists saying how unproductive they were feeling, how virus narratives had colonised their subconscious minds, destroying the creative impulse ... With nods to Umberto Eco, it tells the story of Beatrice, the librarian of a convent who comes into possession of a book of dark and stunning power ... .

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