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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

George Steiner - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1991 - 236 pages
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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My Unwritten Books

George Steiner - Literary Collections - 2008 - 209 pages
A forefront literary critic meditates on seven books he had intended to write, explaining that his unwritten works proved too intimate, challenging, or painful to commit to ...
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Language and Silence: Essays on Language, Literature, and the Inhuman

George Steiner - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 426 pages
How do we evaluate the power and utility of language when it has been made to articulate falsehoods in certain totalitarian regimes or has been charged with vulgarity and ...
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Errata: An Examined Life

George Steiner - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 206 pages
George Steiner, one of the great literary minds of our century, now relates the story of his own life and the ways that people, places, and events have colored the central ...
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Grammars of Creation

George Steiner - Philosophy - 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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Lessons of the Masters

George Steiner - Education - 2003 - 198 pages
In the efforts of the disciples of such masters as Socrates and Jesus, in the passion narratives inspired by their deaths, Steiner sees the beginnings of the inward vocabulary ...
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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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Martin Heidegger

George Steiner - Philosophy - 1991 - 173 pages
With characteristic lucidity and style, Steiner makes Heidegger's immensely difficult body of work accessible to the general reader. In a new introduction, Steiner addresses ...
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No Passion Spent

George Steiner - Literary Collections - 2010 - 448 pages
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