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Robert Walser

Robert Walser was born in Switzerland in 1878. He wrote nine novels and hundreds of stories before being hospitalized for mental illness in 1933. He died in 1956.

Books by the Author

Selected Stories
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Selected Stories

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Robert Walser; Foreword by Susan Sontag; Translated from the German by Christopher Middleton and others
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In her preface to Robert Walser's Selected Stories, Susan Sontag describes Walser as "a good-humored, sweet Beckett." The more common comparison is to "a comic Kafka." Both formulations effectively...

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