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THE ELEPHANT.WRITING EXERCISE(MULTI-GENRE)WORDCOUNT.BY STEVEN BENSON. FOR LGBT CREATIVE WRITING GROUP, MERSEYSIDE

The poor elephant, LUMBERED with all the baggage of metaphorical, allegorical, symbolic resonances, as we negotiate its colossal labarynth of meanings and figurative extensions of meanings. 252 more words

Die Ringe des Saturn

Winfried Georg Sebald (May 18, 1944 – December 14, 2001) was a German intellectual and author who spent much of his academic life in the United Kingdom, becoming a Lector at the University of Manchester in 1966 and then a lecturer at the University of East Anglia in 1970. 315 more words

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No Country for Old Capitalists: WG Sebald and Agricultural Idealism

This post is by David Henningham and was originally published on the Henningham Family Press Blog in September 2014

The recent collection of WG Sebald’s biographical writings, entitled… 2,594 more words

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WITTGENSTEIN AND LUDWIG

Contrary to all statistical probability, then, there was an astonishing, positively internal logic to his meeting me here…

Sebald, Austerlitz

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Since a short time my little black leather backpack, which have in possession for more than thirty years now, carries a name: ‘Ludwig’. 637 more words

Lyrical Prose

Historical and personal trauma in Murakami and Sebald.

Narrative can explore the links between traumatic events of the past and their ramifications in the present and future, demonstrating the transformative potential of painful events. 2,295 more words

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The Emigrants by W. G. Sebald: Modernism as Sehnsucht

Having read Austerlitz and Vertigo (the latter of which is the title of a blog devoted to Sebald and photographically illustrated literature), I jumped at a secondhand copy of The Emigrants. 574 more words

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Vertigo by W.G. Sebald
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I take refuge in prose as one might in a boat.

Laughter erupted from the adjacent table. 813 more words

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