The Rings of Saturn

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Harvill Press, 1998 - 296 Seiten
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W. G. Sebald's new book is a work of imaginative literature, the fictional record of a journey on foot through coastal East Anglia, Sebald's home for the last 20 years. It is also an exploration of England's pastoral and imperial past.

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Nutzerbericht  - Mil Norman-risch - Goodreads

Historical records delivered with a structure that somehow seemed like poetry--the simultaneity of effect via juxtaposition, the layers of resonance, the circlings and recirclings. History of the silk industry-- can that be made into the sound of an ending? He did it somehow. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Cheryl - Goodreads

Readers of Sebald's works describe complicated feelings about his writing. Others are struck by his countenance: sad, deep in thought, melancholic. But, for me, Sebald was the writer I had been ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Über den Autor (1998)

He studied German language and literature in Freiburg, Switzerland and Manchester. He has taught at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England since 1970. He became a professor of European literature in 1987. From 1989 to 1994 was the first director of the British Centre for Literary Translation. He was born in Wertach in Allgau, Germany in 1944.

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