The Rings of Saturn
Harvill Press, 1999 - 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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The first news of the nature and extent of the crimes committed against the native
peoples in the course of opening up the Congo came to public attention in 1903
through Roger Casement, then British consul at Boma. In a memorandum to ...
Since Casement's views could not be altered with arguments of this kind,
Leopold availed himself of his royal privilege in London, as a result of which, with
a certain duplicity, Casement was on the one hand praised for his exemplary
Casement's own hand. We may draw from this the conclusion that it was
precisely Casement's homosexuality that sensitized him to the continuing
oppression, exploitation, enslavement and destruction, across the borders of
social class and ...
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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