51 relations: A Place in the Country, Aneurysm, Anthea Bell, Austerlitz (novel), Bavaria, British Library, For Years Now, Framingham Earl, Franz Kafka, Gau Swabia, Grant Gee, Horace Engdahl, Jacques Derrida, Jews, Jorge Luis Borges, Michael Hulse, Nazi Germany, Nazism, Nobel Prize in Literature, Norfolk, Norwich, Oberstdorf, On the Natural History of Destruction, Poringland, Prisoner of war, Reichswehr, Ryszard Kapuściński, Sonthofen, Spike Magazine, St. Gallen, Swedish Academy, Tess Jaray, The Emigrants (Sebald novel), The Garden of Forking Paths, The Holocaust, The Rings of Saturn, Theo Breuer, Thomas Bernhard, Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius, University of East Anglia, University of Freiburg, University of Fribourg, University of Hamburg, University of Manchester, Vertigo (Sebald novel), Vladimir Nabokov, Wehrmacht, Wertach, Western literature, World War II, ..., Wymondham. Expand index (1 more) » « Shrink index
A Place in the Country consists of six essays or monographs by W.G. Sebald, each devoted to a specific writer or artist.
An aneurysm is a localized, abnormal, weak spot on a blood vessel wall that causes an outward bulging, likened to a bubble or balloon.
Anthea Bell OBE (born 1936) is an English translator of numerous literary works, especially children's literature, from French, German and Danish.
Austerlitz is a 2001 novel by the German writer W. G. Sebald.
Bavaria (Bavarian and Bayern), officially the Free State of Bavaria (Freistaat Bayern), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, occupying its southeastern corner.
The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and the largest national library in the world by number of items catalogued.
For Years Now is a book of 23 short stories and poems by the German writer W.G. Sebald with images provided by British visual artist Tess Jaray.
Framingham Earl is a small village situated south of Norwich, in the English county of Norfolk.
Franz Kafka (3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-speaking Bohemian Jewish novelist and short story writer, widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th-century literature.
Gau Swabia (German: Gau Schwaben) was an administrative division of Nazi Germany in Swabia, Bavaria, from 1933 to 1945.
Grant Robert Gee (born 24 October 1964) is a British film maker, photographer and cinematographer.
Horace Oscar Axel Engdahl (born 30 December 1948) is a Swedish literary historian and critic, and has been a member of the Swedish Academy since 1997.
Jacques Derrida (born Jackie Élie Derrida;. See also. July 15, 1930 – October 9, 2004) was a French Algerian-born philosopher best known for developing a form of semiotic analysis known as deconstruction, which he discussed in numerous texts, and developed in the context of phenomenology.
Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation) or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites Israelite origins and kingdom: "The first act in the long drama of Jewish history is the age of the Israelites""The people of the Kingdom of Israel and the ethnic and religious group known as the Jewish people that descended from them have been subjected to a number of forced migrations in their history" and Hebrews of the Ancient Near East.
Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo (24 August 1899 – 14 June 1986) was an Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in Spanish-language literature.
Michael Hulse (born 1955) is an English translator, critic and poet, notable especially for his translations of German novels by W. G. Sebald, Herta Müller, and Elfriede Jelinek.
Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practices associated with the Nazi Party – officially the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) – in Nazi Germany, and of other far-right groups with similar aims.
The Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: "den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning").
Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England.
Norwich (also) is a city on the River Wensum in East Anglia and lies approximately north-east of London.
Oberstdorf is a municipality and skiing and hiking town in southwest Germany, located in the Allgäu region of the Bavarian Alps.
On the Natural History of Destruction is a 1999 book by the German writer W. G. Sebald.
Poringland is a village in the district of South Norfolk, England.
A prisoner of war (POW) is a person, whether combatant or non-combatant, who is held in custody by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed conflict.
The Reichswehr (English: Realm Defence) formed the military organisation of Germany from 1919 until 1935, when it was united with the new Wehrmacht (Defence Force).
Ryszard Kapuściński (March 4, 1932 – January 23, 2007) was a Polish journalist, photographer, poet and author.
Sonthofen is the most southerly town of Germany, located in the Oberallgäu region of the Bavarian Alps.
Spike Magazine is an internet cultural journal which began in 1995, founded by its editor Chris Mitchell in Brighton, England.
St. Gallen or traditionally St Gall, in German sometimes Sankt Gallen (St Gall; Saint-Gall; San Gallo; Son Gagl) is a Swiss town and the capital of the canton of St. Gallen.
The Swedish Academy (Svenska Akademien), founded in 1786 by King Gustav III, is one of the Royal Academies of Sweden.
Tess Jaray (born 31 December 1937) is a British painter and printmaker.
The Emigrants (Die Ausgewanderten) is a 1992 collection of narratives by the German writer W. G. Sebald.
"The Garden of Forking Paths" (original Spanish title: "El jardín de senderos que se bifurcan") is a 1941 short story by Argentine writer and poet Jorge Luis Borges.
The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered approximately 6 million European Jews, around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, between 1941 and 1945.
The Rings of Saturn (Die Ringe des Saturn: Eine englische Wallfahrt - An English Pilgrimage) is a 1995 novel by the German writer W. G. Sebald.
Theo Breuer (born 30 March 1956) is a German poet, essayist, editor, translator and publisher.
Thomas Bernhard (born Nicolaas Thomas Bernhard; 9 February 1931 – 12 February 1989) was an Austrian novelist, playwright and poet.
"Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius" is a short story by the 20th-century Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges.
The University of East Anglia (abbreviated as UEA) is a public research university in Norwich, England.
The University of Freiburg (colloquially Uni Freiburg), officially the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg), is a public research university located in Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
The University of Fribourg (Université de Fribourg; Universität Freiburg) is a university in the city of Fribourg, Switzerland.
The University of Hamburg (Universität Hamburg, also referred to as UHH) is a comprehensive university in Hamburg, Germany.
The University of Manchester is a public research university in Manchester, England, formed in 2004 by the merger of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and the Victoria University of Manchester.
Vertigo (Schwindel.) is a 1990 novel by the German author W. G. Sebald.
Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov (Влади́мир Влади́мирович Набо́ков, also known by the pen name Vladimir Sirin; 2 July 1977) was a Russian-American novelist, poet, translator and entomologist.
The Wehrmacht (lit. "defence force")From wehren, "to defend" and Macht., "power, force".
Wertach is a small town in the Oberallgäu district, southern Bavaria, Germany, in the German Alps.
Western literature, also known as European literature, is the literature written in the context of Western culture in the languages of Europe, including the ones belonging to the Indo-European language family as well as several geographically or historically related languages such as Basque and Hungarian.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Wymondham is a market town and civil parish in Norfolk, England, southwest of Norwich, just off the A11 road from Norwich to London which now bypasses the town.