W.G. Sebald: A Critical Companion

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Jonathan James Long, Anne Whitehead
University of Washington Press, 2004 - Literary Criticism - 239 pages
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Likened to Proust, Gunter Grass, and Virginia Woolf, W.G. Sebald (1944-2001) is one of the most important writers of our time, combining a wide readership with universal critical acclaim. In this first collection to appear in English, new essays by leading international scholars offer interdisciplinary perspectives on Sebald's work, providing a thorough assessment of his achievement.

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I became interested in this book after reading Sebald's Vertigo. I enjoyed the article on Vertigo in this book. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

J. J. Long is professor of German at the University of Durham. He is the author of "The Novels of Thomas Bernhard" and coeditor of "W. G. Sebald: A Critical Companion," He has published widely on twentieth-century literature and has been a recipient of the Max Kade Prize for Best Essay in Modern Austrian Literature, and a Philip Leverhulme Prize.

Anne Whitehead is lecturer in contemporary literature and theory at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and is the author of Trauma Fiction.

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