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The Extinct SceneLate Modernism and Everyday Life$
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Thomas Davis

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780231169424

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231169424.001.0001

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“Appointments to Keep in the Past”

(p.225) Epilogue
The Extinct Scene

Thomas S. Davis

Columbia University Press

In these closing pages I look at W.G. Sebald’s Austerlitz and consider the possible afterlife of the outward turn, of the prolonged existence of a technique after its period of emergence and relevance would seem to have closed.

Keywords:   W.G. Sebald, Austerlitz, Everyday Life, Description, Contemporary Literature

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