The 1974 CBC Massey Lectures, "Nostalgia for the Absolute"


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The decline of formal religious systems has left a moral and emotional emptiness in Western culture. George Steiner, internationally renowned thinker and scholar, examines the alternative "mythologies" of Marxism, Freudian psychology, Lévi-Straussian anthropology, and fads of irrationality.

Nostalgia for the Absolute is published by House of Anansi.






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