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Wed08Nov 2017

John Banville and Brian Dillon in conversation with Lara Feigel

Is melancholy, as Freud thought, an indulgent, unproductive form of mourning? Or can it be a form of sadness that is ultimately uplifting for the consciousness it brings of life and its more startling possibilities? Here John Banville and Brian Dillon, both melancholic writers with an interest in W.G. Sebald, will use the Melancholia: a Sebald Variation exhibition as a springboard … Continue reading John Banville and Brian Dillon in conversation with Lara Feigel