W.G. Sebald : image, archive, modernity (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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W.G. Sebald : image, archive, modernity

Author: J J Long
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Uses the problem of modernity to explore various themes in Sebald's work.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Long, J.J. (Jonathan James), 1969-
W.G. Sebald.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007
Named Person: W G Sebald; W G Sebald; W G Sebald; W G Sebald; W G Sebald
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J J Long
ISBN: 9780231145121 0231145128 9780231145138 0231145136
OCLC Number: 168721280
Notes: "First published in the United Kingdom by Edinburgh University Press"--CIP galley.
Description: ix, 210 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The collection --
The photograph --
Discipline --
Wonder : Vertigo --
Family albums : The emigrants --
The ambulatory narrative : The rings of Saturn --
The archival subject : Austerlitz.
Responsibility: J.J. Long.
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German author W G Sebald was a master of the fiction of recollection and observation, exploring the reverberations of World War II on the memories of Germans and Jews. This book interprets the  Read more...


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