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George Steiner : a reader.

Author: George Steiner
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1984.
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A sampling of George Steiner's writing, including essays from his books After Babel, The Death of Tragedy, Tolstoy or Dostoevsky, Language and Science, and Antigones. It also includes excerpts from  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Steiner, George, 1929-
George Steiner.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1984
(OCoLC)654187365
Named Person: George Steiner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Steiner
ISBN: 0195204581 9780195204582 0195050681 9780195050684
OCLC Number: 10799206
Description: 447 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Critical Act --
To Civilize our Gentlemen (1965; from Language and Silence) --
Marxism and the Literary Critic (1958; from Language and Silence) --
Georg Lukacs and His Devil's Pact (1960; from Language and Silence) --
'Critic'/'Reader' (1979; from New Literary History) --
Nineteenth-Century America and Russia (1959; from Tolstoy or Dostoevsky) --
Homer and Tolstoy (1959; from Tolstoy or Dostoevsky) --
Tolstoy's Immanence in the World (1959; from Tolstoy or Dostoevsky) --
The Final Comparison (1959; from Tolstoy or Dostoevsky) --
Racine (1961; from The Death of Tragedy) --
Verse in Tragedy (1961; from The Death of Tragedy) --
Tragedy and Myth (1961; from The Death of Tragedy) --
Epilogue (1961; from The Death of Tragedy) --
Obsessions --
A Death of Kings (1968; from Extraterritorial) --
The Cleric of Treason (1980; from the New Yorker, 8 December) --
Matters German --
The Hollow Miracle (1959; from Language and Silence) --
A Kind of Survivor (1965; from Language and Silence) --
Schoenberg's 'Moses und Aron' (1965; from Language and Silence) --
Postscript (1966; from Language and Silence) --
Heidegger's Silence (1980; from Martin Heidegger) --
Lieber's Lament (1979; from The Portage to San Cristobal of A.H.) --
The Defence of A.H. (1979; from The Portage to San Cristobal of A.H.) --
Language and Culture --
The Retreat from the Word (1961; from Language and Silence) --
Night Words (1965; from Language and Silence) --
Eros and Idiom (1975; from On Difficulty) --
The Distribution of Discourse (1978; from On Difficulty).
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"[Steiner] is a remarkably powerful writer, as essays like 'The Hollow Miracle' and 'Postscript'...attest...[Here] he offers passionate, dexterous, erudite arguments."-The Christian Science Monitor Read more...

 
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