framed narratives

Ian W. Riddell iwriddell at hotmail.com
Fri Jul 5 18:03:17 EDT 2002


>From: "Kathleen Jennings" <s368333 at student.uq.edu.au>
>Reply-To: dwj at suberic.net
>To: <dwj at suberic.net>
>Subject: Re: framed narratives
>Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2002 09:55:45 +1000
>
>Robyn Starkey wrote:
> > Decameron, Eco's Name of the Rose...
>The only book I've ever had to read with a dictionary in hand (and it was
>translated *into* English!). Nonetheless, I'd recommend it to anyone who is
>ambidextrous.
>

I loved and hated the fact that Eco refused to translate his latin quotes in 
this book (at least they weren't translated in the edition I read). Of 
course, the title of the book is meaningless without knowing what the latin 
phrases mean . ..

widdy

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