Awards and Honors
George Steiner has received many honors, including:
- A Rhodes Scholarship (1950)
- A Guggenheim Fellowship (1971–72)
- Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur by the French Government (1984)
- The Morton Dauwen Zaubel Prize from The American Academy of Arts and Letters (1989)
- The King Albert Medal by the Belgian Academy Council of Applied Sciences
- An honorary fellow of Balliol College at the University of Oxford (1995)
- The Truman Capote Lifetime Achievement Award by Stanford University (1998)
- The Prince of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities (2001)
- Fellowship of the British Academy
- Honorary Doctorate of Literature degrees from:
- University of East Anglia (1976)
- University of Leuven (1980)
- Mount Holyoke College (1983)
- Bristol University (1989)
- University of Glasgow (1990)
- University of Liège (1990)
- University of Ulster (1993)
- Durham University (1995)
- Queen Mary, University of London (2006)
- Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna (2006)
- Honoris Causa - Faculty of Letters - University of Lisbon (2009)
He has also won numerous awards for his fiction and poetry, including:
- Remembrance Award (1974) for Language and Silence: Essays 1958-1966.
- PEN/Macmillan Silver Pen Award (1992) for Proofs and Three Parables.
- PEN/Macmillan Fiction Prize (1993) for Proofs and Three Parables.
- JQ Wingate Prize for Non-Fiction (joint winner with Louise Kehoe and Silvia Rodgers) (1997) for No Passion Spent.
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