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A schoolboy's diary : and other stories

Author: Robert Walser; Karl Walser; Damion Searls
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, [2013]
Series: New York Review Books classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English
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Presents a collection of short stories dealing with the complexities and contradictions of everyday life in Germany prior to World War II.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Translations into English
Named Person: Robert Walser
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Walser; Karl Walser; Damion Searls
ISBN: 9781590176726 1590176723
OCLC Number: 841187532
Notes: A new selection of stories, not translated from any existing collection.
Description: xvii, 179 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: 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 --
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 --
Hans.
Series Title: New York Review Books classics.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Robert Walser ; selected and translated from the German by Damion Searls ; illustrations by Karl Walser ; introduction by Ben Lerner.

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Presents a collection of short stories dealing with the complexities and contradictions of everyday life in Germany prior to World War II.
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