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The masterworks of W. G. Sebald, now in gorgeous new covers by the famed designer Peter Mendelsund New Directions is delighted to announce beautiful new editions of these three classic Sebald novels, including his two greatest works, The ...

Author: W. G. Sebald

Publisher: New Directions Publishing

ISBN: 9780811226998

Category: Fiction

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The masterworks of W. G. Sebald, now in gorgeous new covers by the famed designer Peter Mendelsund New Directions is delighted to announce beautiful new editions of these three classic Sebald novels, including his two greatest works, The Emigrants and The Rings of Saturn. All three novels are distinguished by their translations, every line of which Sebald himself made pitch-perfect, slaving to carry into English all his essential elements: the shadows, the lambent fallings-back, nineteenth-century Germanic undertones, tragic elegiac notes, and his unique, quiet wit.
2016-11-08 By W. G. Sebald

Several authors have identified here a novel and unique narrative technique, or a
set of techniques, which are linked to ... The three books Sebald published in the
1990s (Vertigo, The Emigrants, and The Rings of Saturn) can be seen as ...

Author: Jens Brockmeier

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199861576

Category: Psychology

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Our longstanding view of memory and remembering is in the midst of a profound transformation. This transformation does not only affect our concept of memory or a particular idea of how we remember and forget; it is a wider cultural process. In order to understand it, one must step back and consider what is meant when we say memory. Brockmeier's far-ranging studies offer such a perspective, synthesizing understandings of remembering from the neurosciences, humanities, social studies, and in key works of autobiographical literature and life-writing. His conclusions force us to radically rethink our very notion of memory as an archive of the past, one that suggests the natural existence of a distinctive human capacity (or a set of neuronal systems) enabling us to "encode," "store," and "recall" past experiences. Now, propelled by new scientific insights and digital technologies, a new picture is emerging. It shows that there are many cultural forms of remembering and forgetting, embedded in a broad spectrum of human activities and artifacts. This picture is more complex than any notion of memory as storage of the past would allow. Indeed it comes with a number of alternatives to the archival memory, one of which Brockmeier describes as the narrative approach. The narrative approach not only permits us to explore the storied weave of our most personal form of remembering--that is, the autobiographical--it also sheds new light on the interrelations among memory, self, and culture.
2015-08-04 By Jens Brockmeier

This , at least , is the timetable attested to in The Rings of Saturn , which forms the
idiosyncratic , digressive document of his journey . Published in German in 1995
and in English three years later , the text bears a strong family resemblance to the
mode ... The year 1992 was also when Sebald published The Emigrants , a set of
four ʻlange Erzählungen ' or ' long stories ... When it was , in 1996 , Susan
Sontag celebrated it in the Times Literary Supplement : ' I know of no book ' ,
Sontag ...

Author: David Anderson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192586469

Category: Literary Criticism

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This book situates the film-maker Patrick Keiller alongside the writers W.G. Sebald and Iain Sinclair as the three leading voices in 'English psychogeography', offering new insights to key works including London, The Rings of Saturn, and Lights Out for the Territory. Excavating social and political contexts while also providing plentiful close analysis, it examines the cultivation of a distinctive 'affective' mode or sensibility especially attuned to the cultural anxieties of the twentieth century's closing decades. Landscape and Subjectivity explores motifs including essayism, the reconciliation of creativity with market forces, and the foregrounding of an often agonised or melancholic. It asks whether the work can, collectively, be seen to constitute a 'critical theory of contemporary space' and suggests that Keiller, Sebald, and Sinclair's contributions represent a highly significant moment in English culture's engagement with landscape, environment, and itself. The book's analyses are fuelled by archival and topographical research and are responsive to various interdisciplinary contexts, including the tradition of the 'English Journey', the set of ideas associated with the 'spatial turn', critical theory, the so-called 'heritage debate', and more recent theorisation of the 'anthropocene'.
2020-08-27 By David Anderson

The Rings of Saturn ” delicately to some of the manifold comin 1990 ; the English
translation , by Mi- began like this : “ In August ... which two other , later books
set off to walk the county of Suffolk , in the approach of spring already in the first “
The Emigrants ” and then ... various backwaters of southeastern En- “ Vertigo ” is
constituted , and they leave the reach and play of Sebald's three gland , it crosses
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ISBN: IND:30000071180305

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Simple Stories : A Novel from the East German Provinces ( Simple Storys ) . ... Set
around the events of the succession struggle of 1142 in medieval Bohemia , the
novel's main character , Witiko ... Paper : $ 18.95 ; ISBN 1-946162-60-3 . ...
German expatriate W. G. Sebald's first novel , Vertigo is a highly sophisticated
and urban work , typified by a rare ... Other works by Sebald available in English
from New Directions include The Emigrants ( 1996 ) and The Rings of Saturn (
1998 ) .

Author: American Literary Translators Association

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ISBN: 07374836

Category: Translations

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smoother, and a bit heavier), the new box set honors not simply the material in
the pamphlets, but the spirit of Higgins series as a whole. ... novels W. G. Sebald
wrote before his premature death at fifty-seven in 2001–Vertigo, The Rings of
Saturn, Austerlitz, ...

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He served in World War 2 , and the drawings he made during his three years '
imprisonment by the Japanese helped to establish his ... It is restricted in its
expressive capacity to a relatively small set of messages , and is intended to
forestall difficulties and ... The Emigrants ( 1996 ) , his first novel to appear in
English , is the evocation of an exiled painter whose parents ... The Rings of
Saturn ( 1998 ) is the account of a walking trip through Suffolk , while Vertigo (
1999 ) comprises four ...

Author: David Crystal

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

ISBN: UOM:49015003006161

Category: Reference

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An authoritative, single-volume reference encompasses more than 28,000 entries covering the facts, events, issues, people, beliefs, and accomplishments of human knowledge and experience, covering everything from current affairs and science to philosophy, history, sports, and the arts.
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The orphaned Pip is serving as a blacksmith's apprentice when an unknown benefactor supplies the means for him to be educated in London as a gentleman of "great expectations."

Author: charles dickens

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ISBN: OCLC:1048571773

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