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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Real Presences

Steiner is careful to avoid the intentional fallacy, once again giving modern critical theory its due, writing: Jul 31, Chris Lawrence rated it did not like it. His luscious prose match the labyrinthine meanderings of his mind. To respect the otherness of the presence we find in requires the development of courtesy, hospitality, and tact: By using our website presneze agree to our use of cookies.

He once said “Marxism and Christianity are footnotes to Judaism. Feb 11, Philippe Malzieu rated it it was amazing. A very slow read, but a joy to read with its style, artistic use of words, and its profound conclusions regarding the reality of transcendence for any assumptions regarding meaning in art–sculpture, literature, or music.


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Filter your search Keyword. A bit repetitive but pressnze flashes of brilliance. Part two expounds on what Steiner calls The Broken Contract. Whispers of the gods.

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Feb 28, Robert Sloan rated it it was amazing. Quotes from Real Presences. Books by George Steiner.

La lezione dei maestri. Real Presences by George Steiner. This book is written in gorgeous prose and makes sound arguments; it has some quotable quotes to boot!

Jun 11, Christina “6 word reviewer” Lake added it. Instead, one must reflect upon art in order to see how it is a “reverent struggle” between creature and creator. Paul rated it really liked it Mar 17, I’ve been reading a lot of books that put forth some kind of argument for the relationship between divinity — or at least faith, or just a religious structure — and language. Death of Tragedy George Steiner.


This experience of presence calls for an ethics of reception: God may or may not be there, but we must suspend disbelief and wager his existence in order to ground meaning in reality. Want to Read saving….

The basic premise is good and well-argued: Art it is not. Jun 21, Summer is currently reading it. Filter your search Filter by categories. Bakhtin would have straight whooped ya ass, George.

Thus every act of creativity unwittingly continues the conversation that God is having with creation. Educating Diabetic Patients George Steiner. No trivia or quizzes yet. My Unwritten Books George Steiner. He lives in Cambridge, England, See also: