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By one of the world''s foremost literary critics, George Steiner''s My Unwritten Books meditates upon seven books he had long had in mind to write, but never did. Massively erudite, the essays are also brave, unflinching, and wholly personal.In this fiercely original and audacious work, George Steiner tells of seven books which he did not write. Because intimacies and indiscretions were too threatening. Because the topic brought too much pain. Because its emotional or intellectual challenge proved beyond his capacities.The actual themes range widely and defy conventional taboos: the torment of the gifted when they live among—when they confront—the very great; the experience of sex in different languages; a love for animals greater than for human beings; the costly privilege of exile; a theology of emptiness.Yet a unifying perception underlies this diversity. The best we have or can produce is only the tip of the iceberg. Behind every good book, as in a lit shadow, lies the book which remained unwritten, the one that would have failed better. GEORGE STEINER, Books, Fiction and Literature, Essays and Letters, Unwritten Books Books>Fiction and Literature>Essays and Letters, WW Norton

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One of the worlds foremost literary critics meditates upon seven books he long had in mind to write but never did. Massively erudite, the essays are also brave, unflinching, and wholly personal. A forefront literary critic meditates on seven books he had intended to write, explaining that his unwritten works proved too intimate, challenging, or painful to commit to publication and revealing how the stories confronted such themes as aberrant sex, exile, and the humbling limitations of talent. Buch (fremdspr.) gebundene Ausgabe 01.01.2008 Bücher>Fremdsprachige Bücher>Englische Bücher, New Directions, .200

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One of the worlds foremost literary critics meditates upon seven books he long had in mind to write but never did. Massively erudite, the essays are also brave, unflinching, and wholly personal. A forefront literary critic meditates on seven books he had intended to write, explaining that his unwritten works proved too intimate, challenging, or painful to commit to publication and revealing how the stories confronted such themes as aberrant sex, exile, and the humbling limitations of talent. Buch (fremdspr.) Bücher>Fremdsprachige Bücher>Englische Bücher, New Directions

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One of the worlds foremost literary critics meditates upon seven books he long had in mind to write but never did. Massively erudite, the essays are also brave, unflinching, and wholly personal.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780811217033
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0811217035
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Publishing year: 2008
Publisher: NEW DIRECTIONS
209 Pages
Weight: 0,413 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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