Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Weavers and writers

W.G. Sebald, The Rings of Saturn, trans. Michael Hulse (New York: New Directions, 1998).

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[See also Willa Cather’s The Professor’s House (1925), in which a historian’s manuscripts and a dressmaker’s patterns become “papers.” And in which the historian’s notes are “woven into their proper place in his history.” I made much of these matters in an essay on the novel.]

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