George Steiner (II) (1929–2020)

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George Steiner was born on April 23, 1929 in Paris, France as Francis George Steiner. He was married to Zara Alice Shakow. He died on February 3, 2020 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. See full bio »

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Human, All Too Human Self - Writer


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 2005 Timeshift (TV Series documentary)
Self - Academic and Writer
- The Third Programme: High Culture for All in Post-War Britain (2005) ... Self - Academic and Writer
 2003 Campus, le magazine de l'écrit (TV Series documentary)
- Le désarroi français (2003) ... Self
 2000 Van de schoonheid en de troost (TV Series documentary)
- De Samenkomst (2000) ... Self
 1999 Human, All Too Human (TV Mini-Series)
Self - Writer
- Heidegger - Thinking the Unthinkable (1999) ... Self - Writer
 1999 In Our Time (TV Series)
Self - Literary Critic
- Tragedy (1999) ... Self - Literary Critic (voice)
 1997-1998 Bouillon de culture (TV Series documentary)
- Contre la haine (1998) ... Self
- Exercices de style (1997) ... Self
 1989 Nauwgezet en wanhopig (Documentary)
 1989 The Late Show (TV Series documentary)
Self - Interviewee
- Face to Face: George Steiner (1989) ... Self - Interviewee
 1988 Ten Great Writers of the Modern World (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Ten Great Writers: The Seminar (1988) ... Self
- Franz Kafka's 'The Trial' (1988) ... Self
 1981 Apostrophes (TV Series)
- Le bien et le mal (1981) ... Self
 1980 The Book Programme (TV Series documentary)
- F.R. Leavis (1980) ... Self
 1974 2nd House (TV Series)
- Country Music (1974) ... Self
 1970 E.M. Forster 1879-1970 (TV Movie)
 1966 Sunday Night (TV Series documentary)
- Who Cares About the Arts? (1966) ... Self

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Christopher Hampton and his play, "The Portage to San Cristobal of A.H.", was performed at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Alec McCowen, Sebastian Shaw, William Morgan Sheppard, Harry Landis, Bernard Kay, Benjamin Whitrow, John Savident, Barry Stanton and Laura Davenport in the cast. John Dexter was the director.

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Emeritus Professor of English and Comparative Literature and author.

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