The Assistant

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Price
$18.95  $17.62
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
Pages
301
Dimensions
5.18 X 0.76 X 6.92 inches | 0.67 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811215909
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About the Author
Robert Walser (1878-1956) was born in Biel, Switzerland. Among his four surviving novles in Jakob von Gunten.
For New Directions, Susan Bernofsky has translated Yoko Tawada's Where Europe Begins, The Naked Eye, and Memoirs of a Polar Bear (winner of the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation), eight titles by the great Swiss-German modernist Robert Walser, and five books by Jenny Erpenbeck, including The End of Days (winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize). She is the author of Clairvoyant of the Small: The Life of Robert Walser, and teaches at Columbia University, where she also directs the literary translation program.
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Essential, exquisitely poised absurdity.--Christian Carly