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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 43–53.
Published: 01 January 2009
...NINA PELIKAN STRAUS What does W.G. Sebald mean by the doubling of his character Jacques Austerlitz with Ludwig Wittgenstein, a “poetic” philosopher who, although of Jewish ancestry, had little to say about the fate of the Jews during the Nazi period? Sebald's initiation of the reader into...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 261–278.
Published: 01 June 2008
...ANN PEARSON University of Oregon 2008 Allen, Graham. Intertextuality . London: Routledge, 2000 . Barthes, Roland. Image—Music—Text . Trans. Stephen Heath. London: Fontana, 1977 . Beck, John. “Reading Room: Erosion and Sedimentation in Sebald's Suffolk.” Long and Whitehead 75...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 162–181.
Published: 01 June 2013
... classic Sebaldian narrator, a wanderer who discreetly relays the stories of the people and places he is privileged to encounter. Although Sebald does not use the phrase, steps of this sort, unpurposed yet unerring, are made with what is commonly known in German as somnambule Sicherheit : the legendary...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 123–135.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Jessica Dubow; Richard Steadman-Jones This essay takes a particular image in W.G. Sebald's novel Austerlitz and traces the hidden web of literary, theoretical, scientific, and philosophical allusion that informs it. At a crucial point in the narrative, when the protagonist is on the verge of...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 459–461.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the narrator of W.G. Sebald’s The Rings of Saturn, a travelogue that is also a kind of loose history of destruction, Israel sees some restorative possibility in Sebald’s Benjaminian account of historical catastrophe. Sebald’s description of silk weavers with their spiral-shaped silkworm frames...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 68–82.
Published: 01 March 2020
... , 2013 . Gumbrecht Hans Ulrich . Atmosphere, Mood, Stimmung: On a Hidden Potential of Literature . Redwood City, CA : Stanford University Press , 2012 . Hofmann Michael . “ A Chilly Extravagance .” In The Emergence of Memory: Conversations with W. G. Sebald , edited by Schwartz...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 450–465.
Published: 01 December 2013
... was marked either by stubborn silence, what W.G. Sebald calls “an almost per- fectly functioning mechanism of repression” (12), or by responses with an overt personal infliction. Narratives from the victim’s perspective, for instance, strive for public recognition of the moral significance of...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (3): 241–268.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., Hitler's Face: The Biography of an Image . Trans. Adrian Daub. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006 . Schott-Falksohn, C. “Das Nicherchen des Tyrannen; Sibylle Knauss' Roman: “Evas Cousine.” Neue Zürcher Zeitung 1 Feb. 2001 : 64 . Sebald, W.G. Luftkrieg und Literatur...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2008
... its own methods of transnational cri- tique—“without modernist practices” (18). Through narrative strategies, Joseph Conrad, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Kazuo Ishiguro, Salman Rushdie, and W.G. Sebald, she ar- gues, generate styles or tactics of cosmopolitanism: naturalness, triviality, evasion...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 199–202.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the strong claim that “there is no critical cosmo- politanism”—a cosmopolitanism that scrutinizes its own methods of transnational cri- tique—“without modernist practices” (18). Through narrative strategies, Joseph Conrad, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Kazuo Ishiguro, Salman Rushdie, and W.G. Sebald...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2008
... its own methods of transnational cri- tique—“without modernist practices” (18). Through narrative strategies, Joseph Conrad, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Kazuo Ishiguro, Salman Rushdie, and W.G. Sebald, she ar- gues, generate styles or tactics of cosmopolitanism: naturalness, triviality, evasion...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2008
... its own methods of transnational cri- tique—“without modernist practices” (18). Through narrative strategies, Joseph Conrad, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Kazuo Ishiguro, Salman Rushdie, and W.G. Sebald, she ar- gues, generate styles or tactics of cosmopolitanism: naturalness, triviality, evasion...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 188–192.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the strong claim that “there is no critical cosmo- politanism”—a cosmopolitanism that scrutinizes its own methods of transnational cri- tique—“without modernist practices” (18). Through narrative strategies, Joseph Conrad, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Kazuo Ishiguro, Salman Rushdie, and W.G. Sebald...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 193–197.
Published: 01 March 2008
... its own methods of transnational cri- tique—“without modernist practices” (18). Through narrative strategies, Joseph Conrad, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Kazuo Ishiguro, Salman Rushdie, and W.G. Sebald, she ar- gues, generate styles or tactics of cosmopolitanism: naturalness, triviality, evasion...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 357–368.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Hayles ), but also in the sudden outburst of hybrid works (for example, ones combining novelistic writing with photography; see Brunet and Nachtergael ). This evolution is all the more surprising, since the work by Sebald, which has definitely acted as a key catalyzer, was not unprecedented. Previous...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 262–282.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Hans Trausil. London: The Grey Walls Press Ltd., 1946 . ———. Sonnets to Orpheus . Trans. Edward Snow. New York: North Point Press, 2004 . Santner, Eric. On Creaturely Life: Rilke, Benjamin, Sebald . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2006 . Silverman, Debora L. Art Nouveau in Fin-de-Siècle France...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 114–129.
Published: 01 March 2015
... disentan- gle theoretically what he refers to as the “Gordian knot” connecting the “problems of the Argentine tradition” embodied in Borges’s work to “otras literaturas” (other literatures), including works by such authors as (the German) W.G. Sebald and (the Chilean) Roberto Bolaño, to mention two...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 302–305.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... G. Sebald not have yielded similar conclusions about the staging of life in literature? It seems that the assumption of poetic exceptionalism book reviews / 311 prevents Eskin from developing a more comprehensive conceptual...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 305–307.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... G. Sebald not have yielded similar conclusions about the staging of life in literature? It seems that the assumption of poetic exceptionalism book reviews / 311 prevents Eskin from developing a more comprehensive conceptual...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 308–311.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... G. Sebald not have yielded similar conclusions about the staging of life in literature? It seems that the assumption of poetic exceptionalism book reviews / 311 prevents Eskin from developing a more comprehensive conceptual...