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The Emergence of Memory: Conversations with W.G. Sebald

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When German author W. G. Sebald died in a car accident at the age of fifty-seven, the literary world mourned the loss of a writer whose oeuvre it was just beginning to appreciate. Through published interviews with and essays on Sebald, award-winning translator and author Lynne Sharon Schwartz offers a profound portrait of the writer, who has been praised posthumously for his unflinching explorations of historical cruelty, memory, and dislocation.

With contributions from poet, essayist, and translator Charles Simic, New Republic editor Ruth Franklin, Bookworm radio host Michael Silverblatt, and more, The Emergence of Memory offers Sebalds own voice in interviews between 1997 up to a month before his death in 2001. Also included are cogent accounts of almost all of Sebalds books, thematically linked to events in the contributors own lives.

Contributors include Carole Angier, Joseph Cuomo, Ruth Franklin, Michael Hofmann, Arthur Lubow, Tim Parks, Michael Silverblatt, Charles Simic, and Eleanor Wachtel.

Synopsis:

The eloquence of W.G. Sebald is revived.

About the Author

Lynne Sharon Schwartz is the author of nineteen works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and memoir. She has been nominated for the National Book Award, the PEN/Hemingway First Novel Award, and the PEN/Faulkner Award in Fiction, and she won the 1991 PEN Renato Poggioli Award for Translation.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781583227855
Publisher:
Seven Stories Press
Subject:
General
Editor:
Schwartz, Lynne Sharon
Contribution:
Simic, Charles
Contribution:
Franklin, Ruth
Author:
Sebald, Winfried Georg
Author:
Franklin, Ruth
Author:
Sebald, W. G.
Author:
Schwartz, Lynne Sharon
Author:
Simic, Charles
Subject:
Sebald, Winfried Georg
Subject:
European - German
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
American
Subject:
German
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20071131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.6 x 5.8 x 0.7 in 12 oz

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