George Steiner speaking at The Nexus Institute, The Netherlands, 2013
|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.
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. 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". Jewish Social Studies, 1999.
- "George Steiner's Jewish Problem". Azure: Ideas for the Jewish Nation.
- George Steiner on IMDb