Real Presences

George Steiner, Author University of Chicago Press $17 (246p) ISBN 978-0-226-77234-9
Steiner asserts moral and metaphysical issues are the basis of all art and that our experience of meaning in music, painting and literature presupposes the existence of God as a ``necessary possibility.'' ``Dense, difficult, rewarding, this passionately argued essay ranges fluently over aesthetics, linguistics, philosophy, post-structuralism, the range of Western culture,'' said PW. (Apr.)
Reviewed on: 04/22/1991
Release date: 04/01/1991
Hardcover - 246 pages - 978-0-226-77233-2
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