“The Alphabet” — Robert Walser


5 thoughts on ““The Alphabet” — Robert Walser”

  1. But where is J? Closer inspection reveals that the letter “j” does not appear at all in this piece. What to make of this? Hmm…


    1. I noticed that. Maybe: “I. I skip over, for this is I myself. In K.” So, maybe the joke is that he’s skipping over the J (and not the “I” which is thrice repeated). Or maybe it’s just a quirk.


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