Category Archives: Sebald

Sebald and Academia

Sensing my interest in an academic career, [Sebald] predicted further continuing deterioration of academic culture in UK higher education as a result of increased bureaucracy, the imposition of profit-driven, short-term policies that aimed to turn universities into business operations, the … Continue reading

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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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