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George Steiner

George SteinerAKA Francis George Steiner

Born: 23-Apr-1929
Birthplace: Paris, France

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: After Babel

    University: Sorbonne
    University: BA, University of Chicago (1948)
    University: AM, Harvard University (1950)
    University: PhD, Oxford University (1955)
    Scholar: Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ (1956-58)
    Professor: Churchill College, Cambridge University (1961-)
    Professor: English, University of Geneva (1974-94)

    The Economist Editorial Staff (1952-56)
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    Naturalized US Citizen 1944

Author of books:
Tolstoy or Dostoevsky: An Essay in Contrast (1960)
The Death of Tragedy (1961)
Anno Domini: Three Stories (1964, short stories)
The Penguin Book of Modern Verse Translation (1966)
Language and Silence: Essays 1958-1966 (1967)
In Bluebeard's Castle: Some Notes Towards the Redefinition of Culture (1971)
Extraterritorial: Papers on Literature and the Language Revolution (1972)
The Sporting Scene: White Knights of Reykjavik (1973)
After Babel: Aspect of Language and Translation (1975)
Why English? (1975)
Has Truth a Future? (1978)
Martin Heidegger (1978)
On Difficulty and Other Essays (1978)
The Portage to San Cristobal of A. H. (1981, fiction)
Antigones (1984)
George Steiner: A Reader (1984)
A Reading Against Shakespeare (1986)
Real Presences: Is There Anything in What We Say? (1989)
Proofs and Three Parables (1992, fiction)
What is Comparative Literature? (1995)
Homer in English (1996)
No Passion Spent: Essays 1978-1996 (1996)
The Deeps of the Sea, and Other Fiction (1996, fiction)
Errata: An Examined Life (1997, memoir)
Grammars of Creation (2001)
Lessons of the Masters (2004)
Nostalgia for the Absolute (2004)
Paroles et silence (2004)
Une idée de l'Europe (2005)


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