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Robert Walser

Robert Walser is a radiantly original author.

from MICROSCRIPTS (New Directions)

Just as indisputably as there can be both straightforward and elaborate—in other words sumptuous—prose pieces, it would appear to me that possibilities may exist for there being no dearth of both comely and unattractive individuals, that is to say, women.

An Excerpt from Robert Walser's The Tanners

It was snowing in the small village that morning. The children arriving at school had wet snowy shoes, trousers, skirts and heads and caps. They brought the scent of snow into the schoolroom with them, along with all sorts of debris from the muddy, sodden roads.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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