The Rings of Saturn
Harvill Press, 1998 - 296 Seiten
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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Examples might be multiplied without end , says Browne , and one might
demonstrate ad infinitum the elegant geometrical designs of Nature ; however –
thus , with a fine turn of phrase and image , he concludes his treatise – the
In programmes of this kind , which are called Nature Watch or Survival and are
considered particularly educational , one is more likely to see some monster
coupling at the bottom of Lake Baikal than an ordinary blackbird . Thomas
Browne too ...
That weavers in particular , together with scholars and writers with whom they
had much in common , tended to suffer from melancholy and all the evils
associated with it , is understandable given the nature of their work , which forced
them to ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - datrappert - LibraryThing
After being very impressed by Austerlitz, I bought the Kindle version of the Rings of Saturn, which was on sale at a bargain price. First, I highly recommend reading Sebald's work on Kindle because he ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - MichaelODullard - LibraryThing
The Rings of Saturn - with its curious archive of photographs - records a walking tour of the eastern coast of England. A few of the things which cross the path and mind of its narrator (who both is ... Vollständige Rezension lesen