"W. G. Sebald and the European Tradition
University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom 6-9 October 2006
Deadline for proposals: 31 August.
For more than thirty years, W. G. 'Max' Sebald taught European Literature
and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia until his untimely
death in 2001. Reluctant to call his work 'novels', he published hybrid
books that meditate upon history, human tragedy, memory, writing and the
inner life. Sebald wrote against the mainstream contemporary novel, in an