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Robert Walser on TAL
In Episode 687 of This American Life, “Small Things Considered,” Lilly Sullivan looks at the life and work of Robert Walser.
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november 2019 by M.Leddy
Dancing with Robert Walser
“Early 20th century Swiss author Robert Walser’s witty writings inspire an eccentric and hyper-detailed landscape of movement, text, visual design, and live chamber music.”
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october 2019 by M.Leddy
Recently updated
An accurate page count for Walks with Walser.
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may 2017 by M.Leddy
Review: Walks with Walser
Walser’s delight in the plainest surroundings and his dazzlingly aphoristic conversation are the dominant elements in this memoir.
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april 2017 by M.Leddy
Walser on ruins
Robert Walser in conversation: “Aren’t ruins more beautiful than something that’s been patched up?”
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april 2017 by M.Leddy
Robert Walser, Girlfriends, Ghosts, and Other Stories
Girlfriends, Ghosts, and Other Stories includes eighty-eight short prose pieces written between 1907 and 1933, arranged chronologically and translated into beautifully lively English. This book is a major addition to the body of Robert Walser’s work in English translation.
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august 2016 by M.Leddy
Robert Walser: trifles and trivialities
“I don’t really consider anything trivial.”
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april 2016 by M.Leddy
Robert Walser: “former beauty”
“Bygone days and old decrepitude.”
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march 2016 by M.Leddy
Robert Walser: the railway (2)
To be honest, I don’t travel much, and this is why the thought of travel fills me with such longing.
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march 2016 by M.Leddy
Robert Walser: the railway (1)
“What a flying, rattling, rustling.”
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march 2016 by M.Leddy
Robert Walser: the theater
“The distant and the near lie side by side in the theater.”
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january 2016 by M.Leddy
Robert Walser: small towns
Simon Tanner explains why he would find employment in a small town “the most beautiful thing imaginable.”
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december 2015 by M.Leddy
Robert Walser: thinking while working
“Good God, how little is being asked of me.”
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december 2015 by M.Leddy
Robert Walser: “nothing less than ghastly”
From The Tanners. Simon Tanner leaves the bookstore business.
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december 2015 by M.Leddy
Robert Walser: “something slight”
“Be divinely touched by something slight.”
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november 2015 by M.Leddy
Robert Walser: “a sleeping sardine”
“Is such a thing laughable? By no means.”
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november 2015 by M.Leddy
Robert Walser: comestibles, ephemeralities, liverwurst
“Again I am reminded of the most vivid ephemeralities, and what is alive is dearer to me than the immortal.”
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november 2015 by M.Leddy
Robert Walser, Looking at Pictures
Walser writes about paintings (by his brother Karl, Fragonard, Watteau, Van Gogh, Cezanne, and others) as if no one had ever thought to do so before.
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november 2015 by M.Leddy
From Robert Walser
“Sunday is something that only ever existed at home, where you were a child.”
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june 2015 by M.Leddy
Walser walking
“Without walking and the contemplation of nature which is connected with it, without this equally delicious and instructive, equally refreshing and constantly admonishing search, I deem myself lost, and indeed am lost.”
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october 2014 by M.Leddy
From Robert Walser
“To people sitting in a blustering automobile I always present an austere face.”
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july 2014 by M.Leddy
From Robert Walser
“That early time was certainly wonderful.”
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june 2014 by M.Leddy
From Robert Walser
“What was important melted away, and I devoted undivided attention to the most unimportant things and was very happy doing so.”
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june 2014 by M.Leddy
Also from Robert Walser
“When I read, I am a harmless, nice and quiet person and I don’t do anything stupid.”
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june 2014 by M.Leddy
From Robert Walser
The more I read of Robert Walser, the more I want to read.
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june 2014 by M.Leddy
Staying small
Words from Robert Walser and John O’Reilly.
art  RobertWalser  writing 
june 2013 by M.Leddy
Robert Walser, Microscripts
“Reading these works for the first time, I think of Laurence Sterne, Franz Kafka, and Max Jacob, but Walser resembles only himself.”
fiction  RobertWalser  writing 
june 2013 by M.Leddy

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