Sign in
Tip from find-more-books.com
Similar books
More/other books that might be very similar to this book
Search tools
Book recommendations
Latest news
Advertising
Paid advertisement
- 0 Results
Lowest price: € 7.01, highest price: € 21.76, average price: € 11.34
...
Institute Benjamenta (Extraordinary Classics) - Robert Walser, Christopher Middleton
(*)
Robert Walser, Christopher Middleton:
Institute Benjamenta (Extraordinary Classics) - Paperback

ISBN: 1852425059

[SR: 1312594], Paperback, [EAN: 9781852425050], Serpent's Tail, Serpent's Tail, Book, [PU: Serpent's Tail], 1995-10-15, Serpent's Tail, Published in 1908, the novel is a notebook, a boy?s impressions of life at the school for servants run by the brother and sister Benjamenta. The lesson of the school is humility and the rejection of power and ambition. It is a lesson that the narrator, Jakob von Gunten, learns well. From his vantage point, he is able to see through the absurd posturings of his fellow students. Like his creation Jakob von Gunten, Robert Walser understood of the attractions of infinitesimal smallness and kept well away from the corruptions and temptations of literary life. An outsider who spent his last twenty-seven years in an asylum, Walser was a writer?s writer whose work was much admired by Kafka, Hesse and Mann. His voice appeals to all those who savour silence in an epoch of deafening noise. Now a major feature film directed by the Quay Brothers, Institute Benjamenta is Walser?s masterpiece. Ninety years after its first publication, this edition offers the chance to read a truly extraordinary classic., 590756, Contemporary Fiction, 62, Fiction, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 590934, Literary Fiction, 62, Fiction, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

 amazon.co.uk
worldofrarebooks
Gebraucht. Shipping costs:Europa Zone 1: GBP 5,48 pro Produkt.. Usually dispatched within 1-2 business days. Die angegebenen Versandkosten können von den tatsächlichen Kosten abweichen. (EUR 4.80)
Details...
(*) Book out-of-stock means that the book is currently not available at any of the associated platforms we search.
Institute Benjamenta - Robert Walser
(*)
Robert Walser:
Institute Benjamenta - used book

ISBN: 1852425059

ID: 8117281

Published in 1908, the novel is a notebook, a boy's impressions of life at the school for servants run by the brother and sister Benjamenta. The lesson of the school is humility and the rejection of power and ambition. It is a lesson that the narrator, Jakob von Gunten, learns well. From his vantage point, he is able to see through the absurd posturings of his fellow students. Like his creation Jakob von Gunten, Robert Walser understood of the attractions of infinitesimal smallness and kept well away from the corruptions and temptations of literary life. An outsider who spent his last twenty-seven years in an asylum, Walser was a writer's writer whose work was much admired by Kafka, Hesse and Mann. His voice appeals to all those who savour silence in an epoch of deafening noise. Now a major feature film directed by the Quay Brothers, Institute Benjamenta is Walser's masterpiece. Ninety years after its first publication, this edition offers the chance to read a truly extraordinary classic. classics,contemporary,education and reference,fiction,foreign language study and reference,literary,literary criticism and collections,literature,literature and fiction,world literature Foreign Language Study & Reference, Serpent's Tail Limited

 Thriftbooks.com
used. Shipping costs:zzgl. Versandkosten., plus shipping costs
Details...
(*) Book out-of-stock means that the book is currently not available at any of the associated platforms we search.
Institute Benjamenta. - Walser, Robert
(*)
Walser, Robert:
Institute Benjamenta. - used book

1995, ISBN: 9781852425050

[ED: kartoniert], [PU: Serpent's Tail], 8. 149 S., kartoniert (Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt gut erhalten) (=Extraordinary classics), CH, [SC: 9.00], gewerbliches Angebot, [GW: 500g], [PU: London/New York], offene Rechnung (Vorkasse vorbehalten), Selbstabholung und Barzahlung, Internationaler Versand

 booklooker.de
Bücher Eule
Shipping costs:Versand nach Deutschland. (EUR 9.00)
Details...
(*) Book out-of-stock means that the book is currently not available at any of the associated platforms we search.
Institute Benjamenta (Extraordinary Classics) - Walser
(*)
Walser:
Institute Benjamenta (Extraordinary Classics) - Paperback

ISBN: 1852425059

[SR: 4503348], Paperback, [EAN: 9781852425050], Serpent's Tail, Serpent's Tail, Book, [PU: Serpent's Tail], Serpent's Tail, 10129, Contemporary, 17, Literature & Fiction, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books

 amazon.com
Stork Group
Neuware. Shipping costs:Usually ships in 6-10 business days., plus shipping costs
Details...
(*) Book out-of-stock means that the book is currently not available at any of the associated platforms we search.
INSTITUTE BENJAMENTA - Walser, Robert
(*)
Walser, Robert:
INSTITUTE BENJAMENTA - Paperback

1995, ISBN: 9781852425050

ID: 1104303233

London and New York: Serpent's Tail, 1995. Trade paperback. Fine. Octavo. Original paper wrappers. A fine copy., Serpent's Tail, 1995

 Biblio.com
johnson rare books & archives
Shipping costs: EUR 17.52
Details...
(*) Book out-of-stock means that the book is currently not available at any of the associated platforms we search.

Details of the book
Institute Benjamenta

First published in 1909 as >Jakob Von Gunten<, this novel transformed the world of German fiction. It is the journal of a young man attending a school for butlers and is soon to be a Channel 4 film starring Mark Rylance.

Details of the book - Institute Benjamenta


EAN (ISBN-13): 9781852425050
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1852425059
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 1995
Publisher: SERPENT'S TAIL
Weight: 0,168 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

Book in our database since 2007-06-06T07:18:07-04:00 (New York)
Detail page last modified on 2019-02-04T06:14:45-05:00 (New York)
ISBN/EAN: 1852425059

ISBN - alternate spelling:
1-85242-505-9, 978-1-85242-505-0


< to archive...
Related books