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✩ No Passion Spent pdf ❤ Author George Steiner – Viagraonl1ne.us

No Passion Spent George Steiner Is One Of The Preeminent Essayists And Literary Thinkers Of Our Era In This Remarkable Book He Concerns Himself With Language And The Relation Of Language To Literature And To Religion Written During A Period When The Art Of Reading And The Status Of A Text Have Been Threatened By Literary Movements That Question Their Validity And By Computer Technology, Steiner S Essays Affirm The Primacy Of Reading In The Classical Sense.Steiner Covers A Wide Range Of Subjects, From The Hebrew Bible, Homer, And Shakespeare To Kafka, Kierkegaard, Simone Weil, Husserl, And Freud The Theme Of Judaism S Tragic Destiny Winds Through His Thinking, In Particular As He Muses About Whether Jewish Scripture And The Talmud Are The Jew S True Homeland, The Parallels Between The Last Supper Of Socrates And The Last Supper Of Jesus, And The Necessity For Christians To Hold Themselves Accountable For Their Invective And Impotence During The Holocaust.

✩ No Passion Spent  pdf ❤ Author George Steiner – Viagraonl1ne.us
  • Paperback
  • 448 pages
  • No Passion Spent
  • George Steiner
  • English
  • 10 August 2018
  • 0300074409

    10 thoughts on “✩ No Passion Spent pdf ❤ Author George Steiner – Viagraonl1ne.us


  1. says:

    George Steiner is a serious guy So serious that, when first encountering his essays, the reader of say Harpers or Vanity Fair will be taken aback with the realization that what he or she had been consuming up to that reading point were mental potato chips In his 1996 collection of essays, No Passion Spent, Steiner covers with great erudition an incredible...


  2. says:

    Steiner s simply a genius who writes in honeyed text Even where I haven t read and or viewed the works or been familiar with the personages under discussion, I m content to be swept along in the buoyant current of his deep and richly learned stream of thought.


  3. says:

    The reflections on Chardin s philosophe listant are why I could read him all day.


  4. says:

    Le por ah que a la mayor a de los lectores este libro les har sentir que todo lo que leyeron antes eran papas fritas mentales Es as , de cierta manera Pero es bueno S lo espero no terminar hablando como l ser deliberadamente hiperb lica jajaja quiero terminarlo ya


  5. says:

    The first essays I read from Steiner And immediately a favorite This is where hope is forged, in works like this, that knowledge both the beauty and the horror and do not settle for anything less than finding purpose and meaning.


  6. says:

    Steiner teeters between pessimistic socialist and fascism His atheistic readings of texts is rooted in linguistics and theology, which make for enlightening scholarship, but his opinions are also presented as scholarly when often times they veer into the fantastical That s not to say he s not a delightful read he is When he s really on his game, he s one of the most engaging philologists and grammatologists one could hope to read His linguistic studies challenge and also build on Chomsky Steiner teeters between pessimistic socialist and fascism His atheistic readings of texts is rooted in linguistics and theology, which make for enlightening scholarship, but his opinions are also presented as scholarly when often times they veer into the fantastical That s not to say he s not a delightful read he is When he s really on his game, he s one of the most engaging philologists and grammatologists one could hope to read His linguistic studies challenge and also build on Cho...


  7. says:

    George Steiner s essays are arduous and demanding, but the reward they offer isthan commensurate with the effort required Every essay in No Passion Spent offers not only ample matter for reflection and incentive to new learning, but also gem like sentences that ring in the memory like lines from the best poems The irreducibility of language, the mystery of words, and the near impossibility of faithful and final translation are a repeated focus in these essays He laments the vitiation o George Steiner s essays are arduous and demanding, but the reward they offer isthan commensurate with the effort required Every essay in No Passion Spent offers not only ample matter for reflection and incentive to new learning, but also gem like sentences that ring in the memory like lines from the best poems The irreducibility of language, the mystery of words, and the near impossibility of faithful and final translation are a repeated focus in these essays He laments the vitiation of linguistic vitality in a modern environment of cancerous loquacity In his Preface to the Hebrew Bible 1996 he says of Job, It towers above language as it does above the commonwealth in the root and composite sense of our understanding a large claim with echoes in each paragraph as he traces in sequential English renditions of He...


  8. says:

    See my review of Levinaspour over ice and serve.


  9. says:

    Passions impunies by George Steiner


  10. says:

    Destinato ad esperti del settore o studiosi di letteratura, teatro e simili troppo cerebrale per me Da semplice amante della buona lettura ho adorato il primo saggio.

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