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Author Steiner, George, 1929-

Title Language and silence; essays on language, literature, and the inhuman.

Publication Info. New York : Atheneum, [1970]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 LaSalle PL Adult Non Fiction - LSBB-3  CC 801.08 STE    AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 426 pages ; 21 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Atheneum ; 158
Note Includes index.
Contents Humane literacy -- The retreat from the word -- Silence and the poet -- To civilize our gentlemen -- Night words -- The Pythagorean genre -- The hollow miracle -- A note on Günter Grass -- K -- Schoenberg's Moses and Aaron -- A kind of survivor -- Postscript -- Homer and the scholars -- The book -- Shakespeare: four hundredth -- Two translations -- F.R. Leavis -- Orpheus with his myths: Claude Lévi-Strauss -- On reading Marshall McLuhan -- Mérimée -- Thomas Mann's Felix Krull -- Lawrence Durrell and the baroque novel -- Building a monument -- Dying is an art -- Marxism and the literary critic -- Georg Lukács and his devil's pact -- An aesthetic manifesto -- Out of central Europe -- The writer and communism -- Trotsky and the tragic imagination -- Literature and post-history.
Subject Literature.
Literature -- Philosophy.

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