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The Old Testament
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|November 5, 1996

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This edition of the Old Testament in the King James Version, George Steiner reminds us of the literary grandeur, uniqueness, and centrality of the Bible.
Tolstoy or Dostoevsky: An Essay in the Old Criticism, Second Edition
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|October 30, 1996

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George Steiner's Tolstoy or Dostoevsky has become a classic among scholars of Russian literature. An essay in poetic and philosophic criticism that bears mainly on the Russian masters, Tolstoy or Dostoevsky deals also with larger themes: the epic tradition…
Penguin Classics Homer In English

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'The Iliad and Odyssey, ' writes Professor George Steiner, 'are perennially active in the pulse of the English languages, in the texts and contexts of Anglo-Saxon self-definition; these translations and variations on Homeric themes offer nothing less than 'a…
After Babel: Aspects of Language and Translation
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|April 1, 1998

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`Translation has long needed a champion, and at last in George Steiner it has found a scholar who is a match for the task.' Sunday Times First published in 1975, After Babel constituted the first systematic investigation of the theory and processes of…
A Long Saturday: Conversations
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|March 8, 2017

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George Steiner is one of the preeminent intellectuals of our time. The Washington Post has declared that no one else “writing on literature can match him as polymath and polyglot, and few can equal the verve and eloquence of his writing,” while the…
The Idea Of Europe: An Essay
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|March 10, 2015

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The extraordinary meditation on Europe by the “brilliantly illuminating” (Alain de Botton) public intellectual      In this remarkable short book, the foremost intellectual of our age brings a lifetime of erudition to bear on a…
Nostalgia for the Absolute
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|March 1, 1997

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Writer and scholar George Steiner's Massey Lectures are just as cogent today as when he delivered them in 1974 -- perhaps even more so. He argues that Western culture's moral and emotional emptiness stems from the decay of formal religion. He examines the…
The Death of Tragedy
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|October 30, 1996

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"This book is important-and portentous-for if it is true that tragedy is dead, we face a vital cultural loss. . . . The book is bound to start controversy. . . . The very passion and insight with which he writes about the tragedies that have moved him prove that…
Translating Religious Texts: Translation, Transgression And Interpretation
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|January 1, 1993

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Fear And Trembling And The Book On Adler

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Now recognized as one of the nineteenth century's leading psychologists and philosophers, Kierkegaard was among other things the harbinger of exisentialisim. In Fear and Trembling he explores the psychology of religion, addressing the question 'What is Faith?'…
DE LA BIBLE A KAFKA
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|January 22, 2004

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Martin Heidegger
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|August 30, 2016

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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 language and philosophy and the rise of Nazism. "It would be hard to imagine a better…
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