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mathematician, composer, photographer, fiddler

18 Jul 2014 | categories: Photographs, Literature

Noah in Norwich

Noah’s Ark plays a subtle role in W.G. Sebald’s novel Austerlitz (2001):

CS McTague, Escaping the Flood of Time: Noah’s Ark in W.G. Sebald’s Austerlitz, April 2004.

Could Sebald have been inspired by this toy Noah’s Ark in Norwich, where he lectured for more than 30 years?

Toy Noah’s Ark at Strangers’ Hall in Norwich