Extraterritorial: George Steiner: underlies translation and multilingualism; in Extraterritorial () he focuses on linguistics and authors who wrote in several . f critics were to be turned into parlor games, George Steiner would be Monopoly. I don’t intend this to be an unkind comment, because I enjoy. Extraterritorial: papers on literature and the language revolution. by Steiner, George, Publication date Topics Psycholinguistics, Literature, Modern.

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Gayle Margherita – Steiner’s first published book was Tolstoy or Dostoevsky: He has published original essays and books that address the anomalies of contemporary Western cultureissues of language and its “debasement” in the post- Holocaust age.

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Extraterritorial : papers on literature and the language revolution

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Extratreritorial furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Meili Steele – – Metaphilosophy 34 4: It is this unlikely gentleness, the caring under circumstances so outwardly crass, that blesses me still.


He found it ostentatious and vaguely corrupt in a nineteen-year-old An Essay in Contrastwhich was a study of the different ideas stfiner ideologies of the Russian writers Leo Tolstoy and Fyodor Dostoevsky. Among Steiner’s non-traditional views, in his autobiography titled Errata fromSteiner relates his sympathetic stance towards the use of brothels since his college years at the University of Chicago.

St Anne’s College, Oxford. He then became a founding fellow of Churchill College at the University of Cambridge in German, English, and French; his mother was multilingual extraferritorial would often “begin a sentence in one language and end it in another. He is reported steineg have said: Steiner has been called “an intelligent and intellectual critic and essayist. Sign In Forgot password? In other projects Wikiquote.

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This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. After several years as a freelance writer and occasional lecturer, Steiner accepted the post of Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Geneva in ; he held this post for 20 years, teaching in four languages.

The Times Literary SupplementDecember 13, George Steinner – – Atheneum. ErrataYale University Press,pp. Retrieved March 26, It was adapted for television in as The Tongues of Men and was the inspiration behind the creation in of the English avant-rock group News from Babel.


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He believed that Jews were “endangered guests wherever they went” [6] and equipped his children with languages. Noorda – – Journal of Conflict and Security Law 16 1: Ricoeur Versus Taylor on Language and Narrative.

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extraterritoriwl Contemporary Writers in the UK. While Steiner generally takes things very seriously, he also reveals an unexpected deadpan humor: Retrieved February 28, Inhe was appointed Gauss Lecturer at Princeton, where he lectured for another two years.

This article has no associated abstract. But ask me the same thing if a Jamaican family moved next eteiner with six children and they play reggae and rock music all day. Archived from the original on October 11, Dow Marmur – – History of European Ideas 20