Did Umberto Eco consider himself a novelist first or an academic scholar?


Answer – 

Umberto Eco considers himself an academic scholar who writes novels on Sundays. This is substantiated by the fact that he attends academic conferences and not meetings of Pen Clubs and writers. He considers himself an academician first. He started writing novels by chance.



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