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W.G. Sebald on the art of writing

From W.G. Sebald’s essay ‘Death draws nigh, time marches on. Some remarks on Gottfried Keller,’ in his collection of essays A Place in the Country. The art of writing is the attempt to contain the teeming black scrawl which everywhere threatens … Continue reading

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Father and Son

—Daddy Daddy why are you crying? —I… I’m crying because I’m happy. Sometimes grown-ups cry when they’re happy. —Why are you crying because you’re happy? —Be… because you look like s-s-such a smart boy on your first day of school. … Continue reading

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