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Proust, Einstein and the modern European novel

In the hundred years or so since Marcel Proust wrote A la recherche du temps perdu, Time has become one of the dominant themes of European literature. Patrick Modiano, W.G.Sebald, … Continue reading

August 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

W.G.Sebald and the common reader

The literary elite likes to keep certain authors to itself. Rather in the way that libraries segregate adults from children, it prefers to keep books by these authors out of … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · Leave a comment