Robert Walser: Thirty Poems (Hardcover)
Author: Robert Walser
Editor and translator: Christopher Middleton
Publisher: New Directions (2012)
In a small, exquisite clothbound format resembling the early Swiss and German editions of Walser’s work, Thirty Poems collects famed translator Christopher Middleton’s favorite poems from the more than five hundred Walser wrote. The illustrations range from an early poem in perfect copperplate handwriting, to one from a 1927 Czech-German newspaper, to a microscript.