Sunday, April 15, 2018

“Varied and impenetrable”

W.G. Sebald, Austerlitz, trans. Anthea Bell (New York: Modern Library, 2001).

Also from Austerlitz
Austerlitz on time : Marks on time : Language as a city : Objects in windows

comments: 2

misterbagman said...

My experience lacks the tactile pleasure and geographical exotica described here, but man, can I go down the rabbit hole given unlimited time and a browser pointed at Wikipedia.

Michael Leddy said...

Yep. It makes me think of the pre-Internet world of academic scholarship, tracking down every last possibly relevant item. Or, of a library run by Borges.