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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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Errata: An Examined Life

George Steiner - Philosophy - 2011 - 160 pages
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Grammars of Creation: Originating in the Gifford Lectures for 1990

George Steiner - Philosophy - 2002 - 344 pages
We have no more beginnings, George Steiner begins in this, his most radical book to date. A far-reaching exploration of the idea of creation in Western thought, literature ...
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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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After Babel: Aspects of Language and Translation

George Steiner - Philosophy - 2013 - 538 pages
George Steiner’s essential tome on linguistics, hailed by the New York Times as a “dazzling inquiry into the possibility of translation” In his classic work, literary critic ...
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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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