Robert Walser

I have just been reading “Selected Stories” by Robert Walser. The writing is so unique and inspiringly different. The characters are lonely, but not unhappy. The loneliness is beauty, not despair. So far, my favorite story is “Kleist in Thun.” I got turned onto the book when researching the Brother’s Quay. Walser is listed as one of their inspirations.

“Selected Stories” with introduction written by Susan Sontag.

Robert Walser found dead in December of 1956.

Images were found on the internet and all photographs seem to be courtesy of Carl Seelig-Stiftung.
Other related readings, etc:
The Genius of Robert Walser by J.M. Coetzee
Robert Walser, 1929 by Walter Benjamin

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