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A Little Ramble: In the Spirit Robert Walser

A Little Ramble: In the Spirit Robert Walser

By Robert Walser
Translated by Christopher Middleton, Susan Bernofsky, and Tom Whalen

A Little Ramble: In the Spirit of Robert Walser is a project initiated by the gallerist Donald Young, who saw in Walser an exemplary figure through whom connections between art and literature could be discussed anew. He invited a group of artists to respond to Walser’s writing. A Little Ramble is a result of that collaboration.

The artists have chosen stories by Robert Walser as well as excerpts from Walks with Robert Walser, conversations with the writer recorded by his guardian Carl Seelig. Much of this material appears in English for the first time. Accompanying these pieces are over fifty color artworks created specifically for this project, a preface by Donald Young, and an afterword by Lynne Cooke. 

Hardcover
160 pages with 50 color illustrations
New Directions / Christine Burgin, 2013
ISBN 9780811220996 

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