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Sebald's Bachelors

Queer Resistance and the Unconforming Life, 1st Edition

By Helen Finch

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This study shows that the potential for subversion personified by the German writer W. G. Sebald's solitary males is essential for understanding his work, while also demonstrating the contribution that Sebald made to the German tradition of queer writing.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Naegeli's Bones 1. W. G. Sebald's Lehrjahre: Bourgeois Sexuality and its Discontents 2. Bachelors in Feather Boas: Masculinity Gone Astray 3. The Ruins of Sodom and Gomorrah: Queer Orientalism and Colonialism 4. Eros in Venice: The Strange Case of Dr S. and Dr K. 5. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
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LITERARY CRITICISM / General