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W.G. Sebald : a critical companion

Author: J J Long; Anne Whitehead
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the key areas of travel, intertextuality, nature and memory, this collection of essays by leading international scholars offers interdisciplinary perspectives on Sebald's work, providing a thorough assessment of his achievements.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
W.G. Sebald.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)645917231
Named Person: W G Sebald; W G Sebald; Winfried Georg Sebald
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J J Long; Anne Whitehead
ISBN: 074861897X 9780748618972
OCLC Number: 55965711
Description: xii, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / J.J. Long and Anne Whitehead --
Meeting Austerlitz / George Szirtes --
Theoretical reflections on the work of W.G. Sebald / Martin Swales --
On the misery of nature and the nature of misery : W.G. Sebald's landscapes / Greg Bond --
Ecocentrism in Sebald's After nature / Colin Riordan --
Ruins and poetics in the works of W.G. Sebald / Simon Ward --
Reading room : erosion and sedimentation in Sebald's Suffolk / John Beck --
Textual wanderings : a vertiginous reading of W.G. Sebald / Massimo Leone --
Sebald's uncanny travels : the impossibility of getting lost / John Zilcosky --
Infinite journey : from Kafka to Sebald / Martin Klebes --
Architecture and cinema : the representation of memory in W.G. Sebald's Austerlitz / Russell J.A. Kilbourn --
Traumatic photographs : remembrance and the technical media in W.G. Sebald's Austerlitz / Carolin Duttlinger --
Taboo and repression in W.G. Sebald's On the natural history of destruction / Wilfried Wilms --
Seeing things : spectres and angels in W.G. Sebald's prose fiction / Jan Ceuppens --
Facing the past and the female spectre in W.G. Sebald's The emigrants / Maya Barzilai.
Responsibility: edited by J.J. Long and Anne Whitehead.

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