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Silent Catastrophes: Essays on Literature, 1972-1989

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Silent Catastrophes encompasses two major books of literary criticism, Describing Disaster (1985) and Strange Homeland (1991). These collections of essays examine the great German writers of modernity, including Franz Kafka, Joseph Roth, Elias Canetti and Thomas Bernheard, who were among Sebald's most important influences as a writer.

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Original languageEnglish
PublisherPenguin Books Ltd.
Number of pages240
ISBN (Print)9780241144190
Publication statusPublished - 2022

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