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date: 28 May 2020

Sebald, Winfried Georg Maximilian [Max]locked

(1944–2001)
  • Michael Robinson

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Sebald, Winfried Georg Maximilian [Max] (1944–2001), writer and scholar of literature in German, was born on 18 May 1944 in Wertach im Allgäu, Bavaria, the only son in the family of four children of rural glassmakers whom he once described as 'conventional, Catholic, anti-Communist, working-class' (...

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