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Reading George Steiner

Author: Nathan A Scott; Ronald A Sharp
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.
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"No critic, no man of letters in our time, has surpassed the scope, seriousness, verbal virtuosity--truly, he is the Guest of Language--and sheer vivacity of mind of George Steiner. The various, supple, often subtle, essays of this volume do critical honor to Steiner, his fierce poetics of meaning, his shocking deed of semantic trust. And unlike so much contemporary criticism, they all share a tact of the  Read more...
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Reading George Steiner.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994
(OCoLC)622284779
Named Person: George Steiner; George Steiner; George Steiner; George Steiner; George Steiner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan A Scott; Ronald A Sharp
ISBN: 0801848326 9780801848322 0801848881 9780801848889 0801847486 9780801847486
OCLC Number: 28721435
Description: ix, 291 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Steiner on interpretation / Nathan A. Scott Jr. --
Steiner as cultural critic : confronting America / Robert Boyers --
Steiner's literary journalism : 'The heart of the maze' / Mark Krupnick --
Triumph of the hedgehog / Guido Almansi --
Tolstoy and Dostoevsky : seductions of the old criticism / Caryl Emerson --
George Steiner and the Greekness of tragedy / Ruth Padel --
On difficulty : Steiner, Heidegger, and Paul Celan / Gerald L. Bruns --
Mind of a critical moralist : Steiner as Jew / Edith Wyschogrod --
Heidegger in Steiner / Graham Ward --
Steiner's fiction and the hermeneutics of transcendence / Ronald A. Sharp --
John Cowper Powys and George Steiner : a relationship / John Bayley --
'Masters of emptiness' and the myth of creativity : George Steiner's 'Real presences' / Gerhard Neumann --
Toward a grammar of creation : on Steiner the theologian / Robert P. Carroll --
Responsion / George Steiner.
Responsibility: edited by Nathan A. Scott, Jr. and Ronald A. Sharp.
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George Steiner is a central figure on the contemporary intellectual scene. In this book, a group of eminent American and European critics offer an assessment of Steiner's work.  Read more...

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