Errata by Mr. George Steiner
An Examined Life

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George Steiner, one of the great literary minds of our century, here relates the story of his own life and the ways that people, places, and events have colored the central ideas and themes of his work. Brilliant and witty, his memoir reveals Steiner`s thoughts on the meaning of the western tradition and its philosophic and religious premises.

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George Steiner was born in 1929 in Paris, but also lived in Vienna and New York. Steiner was a critic, novelist, philosopher, translator, and educator. Currently, he is a professor at Cambridge University and the University of Geneva. He has written for the New Yorker for over thirty years and has published the books No Passion Spent, Errata: An Examined Life, and Martin Heidegger: With a New Introduction.
Published January 1, 1997 by Yale. 160 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Literature & Fiction, Travel. Fiction

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Alas, Mr. Steiner is not satisfied, for no Steinerian school of thought has sprung from his brow.

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What little autobiographical information there is--snapshots of an upper-class childhood in Vienna, Paris and New York, praise for overzealous instructors, cold nods to jealous academics at Oxford and Chicago--only prefaces meditations on that which Steiner holds to be true and most dear, as when...

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