Tuesday, July 29, 2008


(when computers were becoming the de rigeur way to high academic productivity in the 1980s and were considerably more expensive than they are now, he and I, both techno-sceptics, submitted a joint request to the university administration for an equipment grant amounting to a couple of pounds [which we didn't get] to enable us to buy a year's supply of pencils, rubbers, Tippex and typewriter ribbons so that we could continue publishing)

R. Sheppard, "Dexter - sinister: some observations on decrypting the mors code in the work of W.G. Sebald", Journal of European Studies, 2005, 35:4, p.441


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