By Sebald, Winfried Georg; Galbraith, Iain
A publishing landmark--the first significant choice of poems via one of many past due 20th century's literary masters
German-born W. G. Sebald is healthier referred to as the cutting edge writer of Austerlitz, the prose vintage of worldwide warfare II culpability and sense of right and wrong that The Guardian known as "a new literary shape, half hybrid novel, half memoir, half travelogue." Its ebook placed Sebald within the corporation of Nabokov, Calvino, and Borges. but Sebald's brilliance as a poet has been mostly unacknowledged--until now.
Skillfully translated via Iain Galbraith, the approximately 100 poems in Across the Land and the Water variety from these Sebald wrote as a scholar within the sixties to these accomplished correct earlier than his premature loss of life in 2001. that includes eighty-eight poems released in English for the 1st time and thirty-three from unpublished manuscripts, this assortment additionally brings jointly the entire verse he put in books and journals in the course of his...
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Extra resources for Across the land and the water : selected poems, 1964-2001
G. Sebald; [translated from the German by Iain Galbraith]. p. cm. eISBN: 978-1-58836-956-7 I. Galbraith, Iain. II. Title. 1 Contents Cover Title Page Copyright Translator’s Introduction A Note on the Text POEMTREES “For how hard it is” “A colony of allotments” “Smoke will stir” “The intention is sealed” Nymphenburg Epitaph Schattwald in Tyrol Remembered Triptych of a Journey from Brussels Life Is Beautiful Matins for G. Winter Poem Lines for an Album Bleston: A Mancunian Cantical I. Fête nocturne II.
Autumn in mind April waits in the memory painted on walnut like the life of Francis of Assisi. At the end of September on the battlefield at Waterloo fallow grass grows over the blood of the lost Marie-Louises of Empereur Bonaparte you can get there by bus at the Petite-Espinette stop change for Huizingen a stately home, sheltered by ivy, transformed into the Belgian Royal Ornithological Research and Observation Unit of the University of Brussels. —One does like to visit an artist. ” In the evening at Rhode-St.
S villa. A woman’s mouth is always killed by roses. As a lodger on the third floor— the red sisal only goes up to the second— of Mme. Müller’s Cafeteria five minutes’ walk from the Bois de la Cambre I’m the successor to Robert Stehmer student from Marshall Missouri. —At night noises on the road to Charleroi. Chestnuts fell from their husks in the rain. I saw them in the morning glossy on the sand of the patio. I saw them in the morning— taking tea and Cook Swiss to be eaten with a knife and fork.