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In Bluebeards Castle

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???Four impressive lectures about the culture of recent times (from the French Revolution) and the conceivable culture of times to come. Mr. Steiner???s discussion of the break with the traditional literary past (Jewish, Christian, Greek, and Latin) is illuminating and attractively undogmatic. ??He writes as a man sharing ideas, and his original notions, though scarcely cheerful, have the bracing effect that first-rate thinking always has.??? ???,???,???, is a brief and brilliant book. An intellectual ,, it is also a book that should generate a profound excitement and promote a profound unease???like the great culturalists of the past. Steiner uses a dense and plural learning to assess his topic: his book has the outstanding quality of being not simply a reflection on culture, but an embodiment of certain contemporary resources within it. ??The result is one of the most important books I have read for a very long time.??????

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In Bluebeards Castle

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???Four impressive lectures about the culture of recent times (from the French Revolution) and the conceivable culture of times to come. Mr. Steiner???s discussion of the break with the traditional literary past (Jewish, Christian, Greek, and Latin) is illuminating and attractively undogmatic. ??He writes as a man sharing ideas, and his original notions, though scarcely cheerful, have the bracing effect that first-rate thinking always has.??? ???,???,???, is a brief and brilliant book. An intellectual ,, it is also a book that should generate a profound excitement and promote a profound unease???like the great culturalists of the past. Steiner uses a dense and plural learning to assess his topic: his book has the outstanding quality of being not simply a reflection on culture, but an embodiment of certain contemporary resources within it. ??The result is one of the most important books I have read for a very long time.??????

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