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Real Presences

George Steiner

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ISBN
9780571266517
Date Published
09.12.2010
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Summary

Real Presences 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.

GeorgeSteiner

Born in Paris in 1929, George Steiner was educated in France, the USA and Britain. After a Rhodes Scholarship to Balliol, he joined the editorial staff of The Economist in 1952. In 1956 he was elected a member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. There he wrote Tolstoy or Dostoyevsky (1960) and began The Death of Tragedy (1961).…

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