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Mad Travellers

(adapted from a paper given at ‘There & Back Again’, a postgraduate conference at the University of Nottingham, organised by the Landscape, Space, Place Research Group.  3,109 more words


W.G. Sebald's 'Austerlitz': The 'Marmite' of Memoirs or Monumental Masterpiece?

I remember a friend of mine ranting about a book that was so fiendishly impenetrable and infuriating, she left her book group because everyone else raved about it. 907 more words


Station's lights

Station’s lights http://ift.tt/1aTs2a2 +billbaroud87 +500px April 15, 2015 at 01:33AM: This shot was choosen by Nikon France in one of these selection.

I was very proud of it ! 10 more words


The Affair With Testament (Part 2)

‘Before making any decision, however, he consulted the Privy Council. The spring of 1806 stood at the centre of a great crisis in the history of Europe. 355 more words

George IV (prince Of Wales And Prince Regent)

Austerlitz - The Film

A film adaptation of W.G. Sebald’s novel Austerlitz premiered on the opening night at the Centre Pompidou’s Cinéma du Reél festival earlier this week. Directed by the Czech-born French director Stan Neumann and starring Denis Lavant as Jacques Austerlitz, the 90-minute film is… 75 more words

W.G. Sebald

Five Napoleonic Era Battles & What To Know About Them

Nope. This isn’t exactly keeping with our Irish theme of the week. But it is part of the Friday history series of the month: Napoleonic Era. 644 more words

Napoleonic Era

Sebald's 'Austerlitz'- Architecture, Moths and the Holocaust.

W.G Sebald understands subtlety. He also understands the power of curiosity. But, most importantly, he understands that slapping the reader across the face with heavy-handed symbolism is not the way to make them understand his themes. 641 more words