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Author: Robert Walser & Maira Kalman
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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 1956.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 German script: a whole story was deciphered on the back of a business card. These twenty-five short pieces address schnapps, rotten husbands, small town life, elegant jaunts, the radio, swine, jealousy, and marriage proposals.

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  • : 9780811220330
  • : New Directions Publishing Corporation
  • : New Directions Publishing Corporation
  • : June 2012
  • : 224mm X 163mm X 15mm
  • : October 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 1212
  • : Maira Kalman
  • : 160
  • : Robert Walser & Maira Kalman
  • : illustrations