W.G. Sebald: A Critical Companion

Front Cover
Jonathan James Long, Anne Whitehead
University of Washington Press, 2004 - Literary Criticism - 239 pages
1 Review
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.

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: WG Sebald: A Critical Companion

User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

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

Other editions - View all

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (2004)

J. J. Long is senior lecturer in German at the University of Durham, UK, and is the author ofThe Novels of Thomas Bernhard. Anne Whitehead is lecturer in contemporary literature and theory at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and is the author ofTrauma Fiction. Other contributors include Maya Barzilai, John Beck, Greg Bond, Jan Ceuppens, Carolin Duttlinger, Russell Kilbourn, Martin Klebes, Massimo Leone, Colin Riordan, Martin Swales, George Szirtes, Simon Ward, Wilfried Wilms, and John Zilcosky.

Bibliographic information