George Steiner


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  • ''The age of the book is almost gone.''
    George Steiner (b. 1929), French-born-U.S. critic, novelist. Quoted in Daily Mail (London, June 27, 1988).
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  • ''Language can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted segment of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence.''
    George Steiner (b. 1929), French-born U.S. critic, novelist. "The Retreat from the Word," Language and Silence (1967).

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