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No Passion Spent

by George Steiner

  • 312 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Faber and Faber .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary theory,
  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • English

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7856885M
    ISBN 100571176976
    ISBN 109780571176977

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    All Passion Spent by Sackville-West, All Passion Spent, First Edition. You Searched For: No Jacket. First Edition. The book, including the boards, is foxed throughout, quite badly in a few pages. This is its only sin, and it's not pretty. First edition, first printing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. "All Passion Spent" is one of the finest dramas ever produced for television. The casting was a triumph with some of Britain's best character actors. Dame Wendy Hiller was perfect in her quiet, dignified, yet resolute portrayal of Lady Sloan. Maurice Denham's eccentric Mr. Bucktrout will always be one of my favorite supporting roles.

    All Passion Spent by Vita Sackville-West depicts the central character, Lady Slane, in her late eighties. Her husband has just died, her children are elderly themselves, and there are a great quantity of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jul 05,  · Develop a passion, don’t follow it. Cal Newport’s seminal book So Good They Can’t Ignore You is the leading intellectual ammo for us passion principle deniers. Cal’s central thesis is that Author: Michal Bohanes.


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Apr 24,  · I reviewed this book for Publisher's Weekly back in '96, and I still give Steiner high marks for the essays collected in this edition. The previous reviewer is obviously no fan of Steiner's work, and I'll warrant that s/he doesn't know much about Steiner's legacy of thought/5(2).

No Passion Spent book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. George Steiner is one of the preeminent essayists and literary thi 4/5. Mar 30,  · "George Steiner teaches us to read; the rewards of reading him are more than commensurate with the effort required.

Every essay in Steiner's new collection, No Passion Spent, offers ample matter for reflection, new ways to consider old texts, and gem-like travelingartsfiesta.com his best, Steiner makes the graceful sentence an occasion of grace."—Marilyn Chandler McEntyre, Theology Today.

All Passion Spent is a literary fiction novel by Vita Sackville-West. Published init is one of Sackville-West's most popular works and has been adapted for television by the BBC.

This charming and gentle novel addresses people's, especially women's, control of their own lives, Author: Vita Sackville-West.

- Vita Sackville-West, All Passion Spent I No Passion Spent book this book, one of the best novels I’ve read so far this year. Former Vicereine, Lady Deborah Slane, is not your typical protagonist.

She is 88 years old and is recently widowed after a marriage of 70 years. Lady Slane decides to live the independent life she had always dreamed of, much to the 4/5. Go to Chapter One Section.

No Passion Spent Essays By George Steiner. Chapter One: The Uncommon Reader. Chardin's Le Philosophe lisant was completed on 4 December No passion spent: essays User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This new volume collects 21 previously published essays by Steiner, the noted scholar, novelist, and professor of English and comparative literature at Cambridge and the University of Geneva.

Ranging. No Passion Spent. ISBN In this remarkable book he concerns himself with language and the relation of language to literature and to religion. Written during a period when the art of reading and the status of a text have been threatened by literary movements that question their validity and by computer technology, Steiner's 4/5(62).

A review and a link to other reviews of No Passion Spent by George Steiner. A Literary Saloon & Site of Review. Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. serving a smaller purpose. Nevertheless this is an immensely entertaining, beautifully written, thought-provoking book that deserves a large readership.

Steiner's learned talk. But No Passion Spent arranges its contents into a cohesive thematic organization that gradually builds on his command of philosophy, literature, and theology.

Opening with the Western literary tradition's devaluation of the act of reading (``The Uncommon Reader''), Steiner magisterially reclaims the authority of that tradition, expounding on.

Jul 11,  · No perfunctory outline of All Passion Spent can convey the charm of the story as told and the people who inhabit it. One may perhaps need to be of a certain age to fully appreciate the amusingly nuanced elderly characters who by virtue of class contrasts are rendered even more charming than they otherwise might be/5(19).

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. It is no longer a natural motion to turn to a book for oracular guidance. We distrust auctoritas - the commanding script or scripture, the core of the authoritarian in classical authorship - precisely because it.

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Start your hour free trial to unlock this No Passion Spent study guide and get instant access to the following. Summary; You'll also get access to more than 30, It's no spoiler to say, as Lady Slane is eighty-eight, that the novel ends with a death as well as beginning with one.

I loved this book. In a time of debate in modern society about care costs for the elderly and the consequences of longer living, the scenarios depicted in All Passion Spent really struck home. What do you do when your children.

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