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A Conversation Piece

George Steiner

‘No. Listen to me. God's confidence in Abraham was not total. Let me hammer out my meaning.’

George Steiner

George Steiner (1929–2020) was a literary critic, essayist, philosopher, novelist and educator. His fiction is collected in a single volume, The Deeps of the Sea and Other Fiction. His books include The Death of Tragedy (Faber), After Babel (OUP) and most recently, Grammars of Creation (Faber/Yale University Press). He was appointed an Extraordinary Fellow at Churchill College, Cambridge in 1969.

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