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Robyn Starkey rohina at
Mon Jan 10 14:34:37 EST 2005

>On the subject of serendipity, I was wondering about Eco (that name may be
>significant) when I mentioned Borges and the library of Babel yesterday. Was
>the library in The Name of the Rose in any way baed on/ripped off from/an
>homage to/a play on that, does anyone know? 
The essay in the book is about the way Borges influenced Eco. Eco also 
wrote a very short book, or a very long essay on how, specifically, 
Borges' Labyrinths influenced The Name of the Rose.

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