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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... Musæum Clausum — The silkworm moth, Bombyx mori – Origins and spread
of sericulture – The Norwich silk-weavers – The melancholy of the weavers –
Pattern books: nature and art – Sericulture in Germany – The extermination
... it along, whatever the cost. From a memorandum from Count von Reigersberg,
the Bavarian ambassador to Karlsruhe, referring to reports submitted by a certain
Herr Kall, who was the only plantation inspector still employed in sericulture 287.
Hence the Reich ministers of food and agriculture, of labour, of forestry and of
aviation had launched a sericulture programme, inaugurating a new era of silk
cultivation in Germany. The Reich Association of Silkworm Breeders in Berlin, ...
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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