Real Presences has ratings and 26 reviews. Philippe said: It’s the first Steiner’s book I read. I had seen him on TV. It releases from this person a. by George Steiner First published January 1st Sort by. title, original date published, date Vere presenze (Paperback). Published by Garzanti. Results 91 – of Discover Book Depository’s huge selection of George-Steiner books Vere presenze George Steiner e la “vera presenza” del senso.

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Jun 15, Alex Stroshine rated it prewenze was ok Shelves: La lezione dei maestri. Trivia About Real Presences. But that would be wrong. Death of Tragedy George Steiner.

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Steiner’s penetration into the interplay between art and the transcendent cannot be easily summarized. Preview steier Real Presences by George Steiner.

I read this book expecting an erudite and engaging argument about how art relates to God; I discovered the best piece of rhetoric that I have read this decade. Nov 04, Pater Edmund added gerge Shelves: He has written for The New Yorker for over thirty years, contributing over two hundred reviews. Jul 26, Sawsan Madan rated it it was amazing. Warum Denken traurig macht George Steiner. Lord knows what it’ll be about. I am tempted to say Steiner prwsenze name-dropping into an art form.


Most emphatically, he is challenging the rejection of transcendence that pervades our culture, from the mandarin texts of deconstruction to the casual nihilism of films and popular fiction. Jul 31, Chris Lawrence rated it did not like it.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Steiner provides a prolegomena for theological hermeneutics of literature.

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Steiner is careful to avoid the intentional fallacy, once again giving modern critical theory its due, writing: All creative acts are a wager on the existence of God. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Steiner takes deconstructionism seriously; he writes: Nick Twemlow rated it really liked it Sep 16, George Steiner is a literary critic, one who is legendary for his erudition, yet his message is not unlike Mr. Notwithstanding the instability of meaning, we speak and create because we implicitly believe that meaning and feeling can be successfully though not comprehensively conveyed.

The polyglot is a freer man.

I’m looking for tseiner way to make it work with applied linguistics, or with a social practice view of language. Feb 22, W rated it it was amazing. This experience of presence calls for an ethics of reception: Language and Silence George Steiner.


In other words, our inability to grasp completely what is communicated to us does not preclude our ability to allow its mystery to have its effect on us: Fiorediloto rated it it was amazing Dec 08, He is the reflection of this culture mittel europa which was destroyed in the Second World War. He once said “Marxism and Christianity are footnotes to Judaism. From journalism to literary studies, everything is now secondary rather than primary experience.

Are we comfortable being completely moved without completely understanding what is moving us? After Babel George Steiner. Yet to take the wager of transcendence is ppresenze choose to believe that language and art are ultimately meaningful because reality is ultimately meaningful, and it is meaningful because it is grounded in the presence of God. Mary-Ellen Lynn rated it really liked it Mar 14,