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The microscripts

Robert Walser

The microscripts

by Robert Walser

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Published by New Directions Books, Christine Burgin Books in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German literature,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Walser ; translated from the German and with an introduction by Susan Bernofsky ; with an afterword by Walter Benjamin
    ContributionsBenjamin, Walter, Bernofsky, Susan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2647.A64 A2 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25367420M
    ISBN 109780811220330
    LC Control Number2012024305

    Robert Walser (15 April – 25 December ) was a German-speaking Swiss writer.. Walser is understood to be the missing link between Kleist and Kafka. " Indeed", writes Susan Sontag, "at the time [of Walser's writing], it was more likely to be Kafka [who was understood by posterity] through the prism of Walser".Apparently Robert Musil referred to Kafka's work as "a peculiar case of the Born: 15 April , Biel/Bienne, Switzerland.   Buy Microscripts Reprint by Walser, Robert, Bernofsky, Susan, Kalman, Maira (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(13).

    Buy the Paperback Book Microscripts by ROBERT WALSER at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Robert Walser wrote many of his manuscripts in a highly enigmatic, shrunken-down form. These narrow strips of paper, covered with tiny ant-like pencil markings a millimeter high, came to light only.   About the Writer James Mustich. James Mustich is the author of the new book 1, Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List.A veteran bookseller, he was a founder, and for twenty years publisher, of the book catalogue A Common Reader, and later the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Barnes & Noble : James Mustich.

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The microscripts by Robert Walser Download PDF EPUB FB2

I came to this book having already reread The Robber several times, and Microscripts reads much like outtakes from that novel.

That said it is a joy to read, and even a joy to look at. It is alarming how many paperbacks that will only survive one reading are still being produced in a world with e-readers and libraries, but this book makes the /5(12).

This book gathers many of his unpublished microscripts, showing them side by side with photo reproductions of the actual manuscripts. The resulting book is beautifully printed and fascinating to look at, though I wouldn't recommend it as the Robert Walser wrote many (maybe most) of his stories on scraps of paper in a tiny, almost undecipherable /5.

A Chirstine Burgin co-publication Now in paperback, with newly translated, additional microscripts and full-color paintings by Maira Kalman. Robert Walser wrote many of his manuscripts in a highly enigmatic, shrunken-down form.

These narrow strips of paper (many of them written during his hospitalization in the Waldau sanatorium) covered with tiny ant-like markings only a millimeter or two.

As I was instructed by a book Schnapps New Year's Page Robert Walser Walter Benjamin About the Microscripts About the German Texts Original German texts transcribed Bernhard Echte Werner Morlang Notes Acknowledgments Brand: New Directions Publishing Corporation.

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Bill Schley's list of /5(37). Secrets, not code: on Robert Walser's microscripts / Susan Bernofsky --Radio --Pencil sketch --Swine --Jaunts elegant in nature --If I am properly informed --What a nice writer I ran into not long ago --The songstress --The demanding fellow --Somewhere and somewhen --The train station (II) --Crisis --So here was a book again --Is it perhaps my.

At first considered a secret code, the microscripts were eventually discovered to be a radically miniaturized form of German script: A whole story could fit on the back of a business card. Selected from the six-volume German transcriptions of the original microscripts, these 25 short pieces are gathered in this gorgeously illustrated publication.

Secrets, not code: on Robert Walser's microscripts / Susan Bernofsky --Radio --Swine --If I am properly informed --What a nice writer I ran into not long ago --The songstress --The demanding fellow --Somewhere and somewhen --The train station (II) --Crisis --So here was a book again --Is it perhaps my immaturity --The prodigal son --Usually I.

Scribe of the Small. By Deirdre As Susan Bernofsky tells us in the introduction to a remarkable new volume of “The Microscripts,” which reproduces the cramped Get book recommendations Author: Deirdre Foley Mendelssohn. MICROSCRIPTS Download Microscripts ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to Microscripts book pdf for free now. Microscripts. Author: Robert Walser ISBN: Genre: Fiction File Size:. "Microscripts" is fraught with a yearning to press the reset button on life choices, yearning for gracefulness of manner, yearning for the women who slipped from his hands (or perpetually eluded Author: Jan Stuart.

The Micro-Script Rules book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. [Schley] has developed a list of Micro-Script rules that solv The Micro-Script Rules book.

Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Microscripts are simple marketing messages that tell a story, and more. flag Like see /5.

Selected from the six-volume German transcriptions from the original microscripts, these 25 short pieces are gathered in this gorgeously illustrated co-publication with the Christine Burgin Gallery.

Each microscript is reproduced in full color in its original form: the detached cover of a trashy crime novel, a disappointing letter, a receipt of payment. Sometimes Walser used the pages of small. Now in a gorgeous new paperback edition with full-color illustrations by Maira Kalman, Microscripts is a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.

Robert Walser wrote many of his manuscripts in a highly enigmatic, shrunken-down form. These narrow strips of paper, covered with tiny ant-like pencil markings a millimeter high, came to light only after the author’s death in At first considered random.

Physically speaking, Microscripts is beautiful and extremely well done. There are gorgeous color reproductions of each piece in its original mundane setting, and the German is kindly made available in the back of the book.

Bernofsky provides a focused introduction and—worth the price of admission, as they say—a translation of an essay by. Other articles where The Microscripts is discussed: Robert Walser: an English-language tribute book, The Microscripts, was published, containing colour illustrations, transcriptions, and translations of 25 short pieces by Walser written in the tiny script he perfected.

Selected from the six-volume German transcriptions from the original microscripts, these 25 short pieces are gathered in this gorgeously illustrated co-publication with the Christine Burgin Gallery. Each microscript is reproduced in full color in its original form: the detached cover of a trashy crime novel, a disappointing letter, a receipt of payment.

At first considered a secret code, the microscripts were eventually discovered to be a radically miniaturized form of a Germanic script: a whole story could fit on the back of a business card.

Selected from the six-volume German transcriptions from the original microscripts, these twenty-five short pieces are gathered in this gorgeously.

Microscripts by Robert Walser,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Microscripts by Robert Walser,download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook.

Robert Walser wrote many of his manuscripts in a highly enigmatic, shrunken-down form. These narrow strips of paper, covered with tiny ant-like pencil markings a millimeter high, came to light only after the author’s death in At first considered random restless pencil markings or a secret code, the microscripts were in time discovered to be a radically miniaturized form of antique.The first half of delighted us with new books by the likes of George Saunders, Karen Russell, and Colum McCann, among many others.

And if the last six months had many delights on offer for book lovers, the second half of the year can only be described as an invitation to gluttony.Robert Walser is an overwhelmingly original author with many ardent fans: J.M.

Coetzee (“dazzling”), Guy Davenport (“a very special kind of whimsical-serious-deep writer”), and Hermann Hesse (“If he had a hundred thousand readers, the world would be a better place”).