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The Emergence of Memory

Conversations with W. G. Sebald

The Emergence of Memory( )
Editor: Schwartz, Lynne Sharon
Author: Sebald, W. G.
Publication Date:Apr 2010
Publisher:Seven Stories Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.95
Book Description:

When German author Sebald died in a car accident at the age of 57, the literary world mourned the loss of a writer whose oeuvre they were only just beginning to appreciate. Through published interviews with, and essays on, Sebald, Schwartz offers a profound portrait of the late author who has been praised for his unflinching explorations of modern history, dislocation and the role of memory. Includes essays from Charles Simic, Ruth Franklin, Michael Silverblatt and many others.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / German
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.52 x 8.15 x 0.32 Inches
Book Weight:0.376 Pounds
Author Biography
Sebald, W. G. (Editor)
Writer Lynne Sharon Schwartz was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She received a B. A. from Barnard College, an M. A. from Bryn Mawr, and started work on a Ph.D. at New York University.

She chronicled her love of reading and the meaning it has had upon her life in a book called Ruined by Reading. She has published around twenty books including Rough Strife, which was nominated for a National Book Award and Leaving Brooklyn, which was nominated for the Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction. She has also written for children in such books as The Four Questions, explaining the traditions of Passover. She is also an Italian translator and her translations include A Place to Live and Other Selected Essays by Natalia Ginzburg and Smoke over Birkenau by Liana Millu.


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