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On Difficulty: And Other Essays

George Steiner - Literary Criticism - 2013 - 209 pages
A distinguished collection of essays on language, literature, and philosophy from acclaimed scholar and critic George Steiner On Difficulty is as provocative and relevant today ...
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George Steiner: A Reader

George Steiner - History - 1987 - 447 pages
Essays examine the nature of literary criticism, language, culture, Tolstoy, Racine, Heidegger, and treason
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Real Presences: Is There Anything in What We Say?

George Steiner - Philosophy - 2010
Real Presences argues that any understanding of the nature of language is based on the assumption of God's presence, and discusses the influence of this on literary criticism.
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Grammars of Creation

George Steiner - Literary Criticism - 2013 - 344 pages
“A fresh, revelatory, golden eagle’s eye-view of western literature.” —Financial Times Early in Grammars of Creation, George Steiner references Plato’s maxim that in “all ...
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Errata: An Examined Life

George Steiner - Philosophy - 2011 - 160 pages
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No Passion Spent

George Steiner - Literary Collections - 2010
This is an extraordinary collection of essays by one of this country's most exciting and dramatic thinkers.The essays span a considerable time. But they turn on a central ...
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The Poetry of Thought: From Hellenism to Celan

George Steiner - Literary Criticism - 2011 - 223 pages
Examines two thousand years of Western culture, philosophy, and literature, and discusses how to properly associate great thought and great style.
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Antigones

George Steiner - Drama - 1996 - 316 pages
According to Greek legend, Antigone, the daughter of Oedipus, secretly buried her brother in defiance of the order of Creon, king of Thebes. Sentenced to death by Creon, she ...
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