|Born||Francis George Steiner|
April 23, 1929
|Died||February 3, 2020 (aged 90)|
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
|Occupation||Author, essayist, literary critic, professor|
|Genre||History, literature, literary fiction|
|Notable works||After Babel (1975)|
|Notable awards||The Truman Capote Lifetime Achievement Award (1998)|
|Spouse||Zara Shakow Steiner|
Francis George Steiner, FBA (April 23, 1929 – February 3, 2020) was a French-born American literary critic, essayist, philosopher, novelist, and educator. He wrote about the relationship between language, literature and society, and the impact of the Holocaust.
Steiner died on February 3, 2020 at his home in Cambridge at the age of 90.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "The Papers of George Steiner". Janus. Retrieved March 26, 2008.
[Steiner] has not used the name Francis since his undergraduate days.
- ↑ Hahn, Daniel. "George Steiner". Contemporary Writers in the UK. Archived from the original on October 1, 2007. Retrieved March 26, 2008.
- ↑ Cheyette, Bryan (February 1, 2008). "My Unwritten Books by George Steiner". The Independent. London. Retrieved March 26, 2008.
- ↑ Murphy, Rex. "ERRATA: An Examined Life by George Steiner". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, January 3, 1998. Archived from the original on January 24, 2008. Retrieved March 26, 2008.
- ↑ Cheyette, Bryan. "Between Repulsion and Attraction: George Steiner's Post-Holocaust Fiction". Jewish Social Studies. Archived from the original on February 18, 2020. Retrieved March 26, 2008.
- ↑ George Steiner, Prodigious Literary Critic, Dies at 90
Other websites[change | change source]
- George Steiner at ContemporaryWriters.com.
- George and his dragons. The Guardian, March 17, 2001.
- A traveller in the realm of the mind. Interview with George Steiner, The Times, September 22, 1997.
- Grammars of Creation. Full text of Steiner's 2001 lecture.
- "Between Repulsion and Attraction: George Steiner's Post-Holocaust Fiction" Archived 2020-02-18 at the Wayback Machine. Jewish Social Studies, 1999.
- "George Steiner's Jewish Problem". Azure: Ideas for the Jewish Nation.
- George Steiner on IMDb
- 1929 births
- 2020 deaths
- Naturalized citizens of the United States
- French philosophers
- French novelists
- French educators
- French Jews
- French essayists
- American philosophers
- American novelists
- American literary critics
- Educators from New York City
- American essayists
- Holocaust survivors
- Jewish American writers
- Writers from New York City
- Writers from New Jersey
- Educators from New Jersey