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Author Walser, Robert, 1878-1956.

Title A schoolboy's diary : and other stories / Robert Walser ; selected and translated from the German by Damion Searls ; illustrations by Karl Walser ; introduction by Ben Lerner.

Publication Info. New York : New York Review Books, [2013]

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  833.912 WAL    AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 179 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series New York Review Books classics
New York Review Books classics.
Note A new selection of stories, not translated from any existing collection.
Contents Part I : Fritz Kocher's essays. Introduction ; Man ; Autumn ; The fire ; Friendship poverty ; School ; Politeness ; Nature ; Open topic from the imagination ; Careers ; The fatherland ; My mountain ; Our city ; Christmas ; Instead of an essay ; The fair ; Music ; The essay ; The classroom -- Part II. Greifen Lake ; Six Little Stories (About a poet -- Lute -- Piano -- The beautiful place) ; Letter from a gentleman ; The poet ; The mountain ; A curious city ; The island ; [Untitled, crossed out] ; The heathstone ; Two little things ; By the lake ; The city ; Spring ; A schoolboy's diary ; Hanswurst ; School visit ; Hat-chitti ; The rowboat ; Ascent by night ; Adventure on a train ; Apollo and Diana ; A story ; The new novel ; The letter ; The Italian novella ; Caseman and houseman ; The idol ; The cover ; The great talent ; The wicked woman ; A son and his mother ; Student and teacher ; A model student ; The tale of the four happy fellows ; Summer in the country ; Swift and sluggish ; From my youth ; All right then ; Reading ; A devil of a story ; The soldier ; Something about soldiers ; In the military ; The German language ; Morning and night ; Flowers ; The little tree ; The last prose piece -- Part III. Hans.
Summary Presents a collection of short stories dealing with the complexities and contradictions of everyday life in Germany prior to World War II.
Subject Walser, Robert, 1878-1956 -- Translations into English.
Genre/Form Short stories.
Added Author Walser, Karl, 1877-1943, illustrator.
Searls, Damion, translator.
Added Title Short stories. Selections. English
ISBN 9781590176726 (softcover) (acid-free paper)
1590176723 (softcover) (acid-free paper)
9781590176924 (ebook)

 
    
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