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Language and silence : essays on language, literature, and the inhuman

Author: George Steiner; Atheneum (New York, N.Y.),; McClelland and Stewart Limited,; Kingsport Press,
Publisher: Canada : McClelland and Stewart Ltd. New York : Atheneum, Kingsport, Tennessee : Kingsport Press. 1967. ©1967
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Genre/Form: Literature
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Steiner, George, 1929-
Language and silence.
New York, Atheneum, 1967
(OCoLC)576128731
Named Person: Steiner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Steiner; Atheneum (New York, N.Y.),; McClelland and Stewart Limited,; Kingsport Press,
ISBN: 0689702264 9780689702266
OCLC Number: 326897
Notes: Includes index.
Edition statement on title page verso.
"Published simulataneoulsy in Canda by McClelland and Stewart Ltd."; title page verso.
"Manufactured in the United States of America by Kingsport Press, Inc., Kingsport, Tennessee" with: "Designed by Kathleen Carey"; title page verso.
Description: xiv, 426 pages : 25 cm
Contents: [1.] Humane literacy: Humane literacy (1963) --
The retreat from the word (1961) --
Silence and the poet (1966) --
To civilize our gentlemen (1965) --
Night words (1965) --
The Pythagorean genre (1965) --
[2.] Language out of darkness: The hollow miracle (1959) --
A note on Günter Grass (1964) --
K (1963) --
Schoenberg's Moses and Aaron (1965) --
A kind of survivor (1965) --
Postscript (1966) --
[3.] Classics: Homer and the scholars (1962) --
The book (1961) --
Shakespeare -four hundredth (1964) --
Two translations (1961) --
[4.] Masters: F.R. Leavis (1962) --
Orpheus with his myths: Claude Lévi-Strauss (1965) --
On reading Marshall McLuhan (1963) --
[5.] Fictions and the present: Mérimée (1963) --
Thomas Mann's Felix Krull (1963) --
Lawrence Durrell and the baroque novel (1960) --
Building a monument (1964) --
"Dying is an art" (1965) --
[6.] Marxism and literature: Marxism and the literary critic (1958) --
Georg Lukács and his devil's pact (1960) --
An aesthetic manifesto (1964) --
Out of Central Europe (1964) --
The writer and communism (1961) --
Trotsky and the tragic imagination (1966) --
Literature and post-history (1965).
Responsibility: George Steiner.

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