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Walser Parisian Newspapers

Friday, March 16th, 2007

“Parisian Newspapers” short prose by Robert Walser

The Swiss writer Robert Walser (1878 – 1956) wrote the austere comic novel Jakob Van Gunten and many brilliant pieces of short fiction, most notably, “The Walk.” The short piece copied here was typical of his best writing, which was often ill-fit for publication because it failed to fulfill genre expectations.