Umberto Eco bibliography

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This is a list of works published by Umberto Eco.

Books by Eco[edit]

Novels[edit]

Non-fiction books[edit]

  • Il problema estetico in San Tommaso (1956 - English translation: The Aesthetics of Thomas Aquinas, 1988, Revised)
  • "Sviluppo dell'estetica medievale", in Momenti e problemi di storia dell'estetica (1959 - Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages, 1985)
  • Storia figurata delle invenzioni (1961 - English translation: The Picture History of Inventions, 1963)
  • Opera aperta (1962, rev. 1976 - English translation: The Open Work, 1989)
  • Diario Minimo (1963 - English translation: Misreadings, 1993)
  • Apocalittici e integrati (1964 - Partial English translation: Apocalypse Postponed, 1994)
  • Le poetiche di Joyce (1965 - English translations: The Middle Ages of James Joyce, The Aesthetics of Chaosmos, 1989)
  • La Struttura Assente (1968 - "The Absent Structure")
  • Il costume di casa (1973 - English translation: Faith in Fakes: Travels in Hyperreality, 1986)
  • Trattato di semiotica generale (1975 - English translation: A Theory of Semiotics, 1976)
  • Il Superuomo di massa (1976)
  • Dalla periferia dell'impero (1977)
  • Lector in fabula (1979)
  • The Role of the Reader: Explorations in the Semiotics of Texts (1979 - English edition containing essays from Opera aperta, Apocalittici e integrati, Forme del contenuto (1971), Il Superuomo di massa, Lector in Fabula).
  • Sette anni di desiderio (1983)
  • Postille al nome della rosa (1983 - English translation: Postscript to The Name of the Rose, 1984)
  • Semiotica e filosofia del linguaggio (1984 - English translation: Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language, 1984)
  • De Bibliotheca (1986 - in Italian and French)
  • I limiti dell'interpretazione (1990 - The Limits of Interpretation, 1990)
  • Interpretation and Overinterpretation (1992 - with R. Rorty, J. Culler, C. Brooke-Rose; edited by S. Collini)
  • La ricerca della lingua perfetta nella cultura europea (1993 - English translation: The Search for the Perfect Language (The Making of Europe), 1995)
  • Six Walks in the Fictional Woods (1994)
  • Incontro - Encounter - Rencontre (1996 - in Italian, English, French)
  • In cosa crede chi non crede? (with Carlo Maria Martini), 1996 - English translation: Belief or Nonbelief?: A Dialogue, 2000)
  • Cinque scritti morali (1997 - English translation: Five Moral Pieces, 2001)
  • Kant e l'ornitorinco (1997 - English translation: Kant and the Platypus: Essays on Language and Cognition, 1999)
  • Serendipities: Language and Lunacy (1998)
  • How to Travel with a Salmon & Other Essays (1998 - Partial English translation of Il secondo diario minimo, 1994)
  • Experiences in Translation, University of Toronto Press (2000)
  • Sulla letteratura, (2002 - English translation by Martin McLaughlin: On Literature, 2004)
  • Mouse or Rat?: Translation as negotiation (2003)
  • Storia della bellezza (2004, co-edited with Girolamo de Michele - English translation: History of Beauty/On Beauty, 2004)
  • A passo di gambero. Guerre calde e populismo mediatico (Bompiani, 2006 - English translation: Turning Back the Clock: Hot Wars and Media Populism, 2007, Alastair McEwen)
  • Storia della bruttezza (Bompiani, 2007 - English translation: On Ugliness, 2007)
  • Dall'albero al labirinto: studi storici sul segno e l'interpretazione (Bompiani, 2007 - English translation: From the Tree to the Labyrinth: Historical Studies on the Sign and Interpretation, 2014, Anthony Oldcorn)
  • The Infinity of Lists (Rizzoli, 2009)
  • Costruire il nemico e altri scritti occasionali (Bompiani, 2011) – English translation by Richard Dixon: Inventing the Enemy (2012)
  • Storia delle terre e dei luoghi leggendari (Bompiani, 2013) - English translation by Alastair McEwen: The Book of Legendary Lands (2013)

Anthologies[edit]

Manual[edit]

  • Come si fa una tesi di laurea (1977) – English translation How to Write a Thesis (2015)

Books for children[edit]

(Art by Eugenio Carmi)

  • La bomba e il generale (1966, Rev. 1988 - English translation: The Bomb and the General)
  • I tre cosmonauti (1966 - English translation: The Three Astronauts)
  • Gli gnomi di Gnu (1992 - English translation: The Gnomes of Gnu)

Essays & articles[edit]