W G Sebald

Author: Scott D. Denham
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110182742
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The contributions of this anthology examine W. G. Sebald as narrator and pensive observer of history. The book includes a previously unpublished interview with Sebald from 1998.

The Undiscover D Country

Author: Markus Zisselsberger
Publisher: Camden House
ISBN: 1571134654
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The first sustained interrogation of travel in Sebald's literary and essayistic work, employing multivalent and new critical perspectives.

Art On Paper

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Searching for Sebald PHOTOGRAPHY AFTER W.C. SEBALD Prints 1 8< I
Multiples New York, April 2Q-J0, 2008. books compared his working method to
that of a dog's meandering in a field: "If you look at a dog following the advice of
his nose, he traverses a patch of land in a completely unplottable manner. And
he inevitably finds what he is looking for." Sebald belonged to the
Nachgeborenen, the first German generation to appear after Second World War.
It bears remembering that ...

Understanding W G Sebald

Author: Mark Richard McCulloh
Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press
ISBN: 9781570035067
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There is a fundamental contradiction in Sebald's commemorative approach to
fiction: in searching for the meaning of the past, his narrators are seeking to
recapture what is only apparently absent. They are attuned to the world around
them and know that history is barely concealed beneath the surface of things.
They are seeking an encounter with lives that have only ostensibly vanished into
the past. By the same token, these lost lives — once examined with Sebald's
allusive literary ...


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For example, the narrator in Proust's In Search of Lost Time is safely situated in
his cultural context, which permits him to create a constant stream of memory in
response to unexpected stimuli. No Proustian mnemonics aid the Jewish
protagonist in W. G. Sebald's prose work Austerlitz. A nameless narrator provides
meticulous recollections of his encounters with Jacques Austerlitz, a retired
university professor from England, who over the course of the book gradually
overcomes ...


Author: W.G. Sebald
Publisher: Vintage Canada
ISBN: 0307365824
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The story of Jacques Austerlitz unfolds over the course of a 30-year conversation that takes place in train stations and travellers’ stops across England and Europe.

W G Sebald And The Writing Of History

Author: Anne Fuchs
Publisher: Königshausen & Neumann
ISBN: 9783826034374
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Helen Finch "Die irdische Erfiillung": Peter Handke's Poetic Landscapes and
W. G. Sebald's Metaphysics of History Eine imaginierte, jenseits der Berge
gelegene wahre Heimat This article,1 using Sebald's essays on Peter Handke as
a guide, goes in search of those places in Sebald's textual "landscapes of
memory"2 which represent a space of redemption, beyond the horizon of history.
Sebald's textual topography - to continue the spatial metaphor - is notoriously
melancholy and ...

Campo Santo

Author: W. G. Sebald
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141906014
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Sebald also examines the works of writers such as Kafka, Nabokov, and Günter Grass, showing both how literature can provide restitution for the injustices of the world and how such literature came to have so great an influence on him.

W G Sebald

Author: Jonathan James Long
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231145121
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Uses the problem of modernity to explore various themes in Sebald's work.