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W. G. Sebald

a critical companion

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sebald, Winfried Georg, 1944- -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-233) and index.

    Statementedited by J.J. Long and Anne Whitehead.
    SeriesLiterary conjugations
    ContributionsLong, J. J. 1969-, Whitehead, Anne, 1971-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2681.E18 Z96 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 239 p. :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3290433M
    ISBN 100295984228, 0295984236
    LC Control Number2004005245

    "W.G. Sebald is a monster - a gorgeous and unwaveringly assured writer, a bold formal innovator, and a man always plunging into the core of identity, singular and national. In Austerlitz, he's created his richest and most emotionally devastating story, and this book might be his finest." (Dave Eggers, "who has no right to be commenting on this. Born in Bavaria, German poet and prose writer Winfried Georg Sebald was the son of a German soldier who participated in the invasion of Poland and at the close of World War II was held in a French prisoner of war camp. He was released and returned home in , when Sebald was three years old. Sebald was educated at the University of Freiburg.

    W.G. Sebald completed this extraordinary and important -- and already controversial -- book before his untimely death in December On the Natural History of Destruction is W.G. Sebald’s harrowing and precise investigation of one of the least examined “silences” of our time. About Austerlitz. This tenth anniversary edition of W. G. Sebald’s celebrated masterpiece includes a new Introduction by acclaimed critic James Wood. Austerlitz is the story of a man’s search for the answer to his life’s central riddle. A small child when he comes to England on a Kindertransport in the summer of , Jacques Austerlitz is told nothing of his real family by .

      This resonant line from W.G. Sebald’s astonishing book The Emigrants —which met with little fanfare in his native Germany but was immediately heralded as a masterpiece by American critics on Author: Ruth Franklin.   W. G. Sebald was born in Germany in and died in He is the author of The Emigrants, The Rings of Saturn, Vertigo, Austerlitz, After Nature, On the Natural History of Destruction, Unrecounted and Campo Santo. Michael Hulse is an English translator, critic, and poet. Hulse has translated more than sixty books from the German/5(7).


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