The rings of Saturn

Harvill, 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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Review: The Rings of Saturn

Nutzerbericht  - Josh - Goodreads

Probably his most known work, Sebald's The Ring of Saturn shows a mixture of scholarly writing and descriptive photography with a lexicon of words that may seem a bit verbose or may be described as ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Stephen Durrant - Goodreads

The rings of Saturn are supposedly made up from fragments of a former moon--an ethereal, desolate memory of an earlier reality. For Sebald, I think, the rings become a symbol of the detritus in our ... 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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