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Errata: An Examined Life

By George Steiner

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A fascinating insight into a piercingly intelligent mind.

A fascinating insight into a piercingly intelligent mind.

Steiner's brilliant and elegant new book draws on episodes from his life to explore the central themes and ideas of his thinking and writing over the course of much of our troubled century.

An exploration of the ideas of the life of a major and brilliant thinker, the closest we will get to an autobiography.

Biographical Notes

Professor George Steiner was born in Paris on 23 April 1929. He was educated at the Universities of Paris, Chicago, Harvard, Oxford and Cambridge. He was a member of the editorial staff at THE ECONOMIST in London during the 1950s before beginning an academic career as a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University in 1956. He has been a fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge, since 1961 and was Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Geneva between 1974 and 1994. He is known as a fiercely intelligent critic and essayist.

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  • ISBN: 9781780222080
  • Publication date: 10 Nov 2011
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  • Imprint: W&N
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