Category Archives: parody

Zwischen Überlieferung und Kritik: Moderne und Postmoderne Haltungen gegenüber dem Problem der Legitimität

An old conference paper of mine in German is now available in the online journal Paedeia, vol.2 (Spring 2014), 88–104. It’s not the greatest piece of writing, but may be of interest to some. Here’s a link.

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Private Eye’s Sebald parody

In 1998, some seven years before my initiation into that particular world of errancy and melancholia, the English satirical fortnightly Private Eye published a dead-on piece of Sebald parody. Belated amusement ensues: It had grown uncommonly dark and sultry, the clouds … Continue reading

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