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I"m not Stiller

Max Frisch

I"m not Stiller

by Max Frisch

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMax Frisch ; translated by Michael Bullock.
SeriesPenguin Modern Classics
The Physical Object
Pagination383, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18311977M
ISBN 100140015248

Title: Stiller (English title: I'm Not Stiller)Author: Max FrischFirst published: Suhrkamp-Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, Edition I read: Suhrkamp-Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, Page count: pagesSummary (from Google books): The unabridged version of a haunting story of a man in prison. I'm Not Stiller (Book): Frisch, Max: Arrested and imprisoned in a small Swiss town, a prisoner begins this book with an exclamation: I'm not Stiller! He claims that his name is Jim White, that he has been jailed under false charges and under the wrong identity. To prove he is who he claims to be, he confesses to three unsolved murders and recalls in great detail an adventuresome life in.

I’m Not Stiller is the story of a man’s fight to deny his past and to create a new identity for himself. At every juncture he is forced to confront the image of the man he once was and does. Genre/Form: Black humor Fiction Black humor (Literature) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Frisch, Max, I'm not Stiller. San Diego: Harcourt Brace,

I'm not Stiller Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English "A Vintage book V" Translation of Stiller Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by [email protected] on September 2, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Genre/Form: Fiction Black humor (Literature) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Frisch, Max, I'm not Stiller. London: Methuen,


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The narrator, travelling on an American passport in the name of Authority control: GND:VIAF:. Editions for I'm Not Stiller: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (), (published in ), Based on the notebooks of Anatol Ludwig Stiller, when in jail- after a six year disappearance, and on the comments of the prosecutor who hears his case, Stiller first appears- claiming he is not Stiller- a once prominent Swiss sculptor who had abandoned his wife, Julika, a tubercular, in Davos.

The unabridged version of a haunting story of a man in prison. His wife, brother, and mistress recognize him and call him by his name, Anatol Ludwig Stiller. But he rejects them, repeatedly insisting that he’s not Stiller. Could he possibly be right-or is he deliberately trying to shake off his old identity and assume a new one?/5(2).

I'm Not Stiller Quotes Showing of 13 “We live in an age of reproduction. Most of what makes up our personal picture of the world we have never seen with our own eyes--or rather, we've seen it with our own eyes, but not on the spot: our knowledge comes to us from a Cited by: 3.

Ultimately, *I'm Not Stiller* is a novel about self-acceptance--but not necessarily in a positive way. Self-affirmation, not as celebration, but as a kind of resignation to a wisdom that is as hopeless as it is true, as sad as it is necessary the end of a long journey where we are surprised ((and not pleasantly)) to find the person we least expected waiting for us, after by: 3.

I'm Not Stiller tells the story of Jim White, who is arrested in a case of mistaken identity — or is it. While he claims to be the wrong man, no one else seems to agree with him. Buy I'm Not Stiller: A Novel (Swiss Literature) by Frisch, Max, Bullock, Michael from Amazon's Fiction Books Store.

Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction/5(9). This is a harrowing account—part Kafka, part Camus—of the power of self-deception and the freedom that ultimately lies in self-acceptance. Simultaneously haunting and humorous, I’m Not Stiller has come to be recognized as “one of the major post-war works of fiction” and a masterpiece of German literature.

― Max Frisch, quote from I'm Not Stiller “Cause and effect are never divided between two people.” “Oh, this yearning to be white, this yearning to have straight hair, this lifelong striving to be different from the way one is created this great difficulty in accepting oneself, I knew it and saw only my own longing from outside, saw the.

From the book cover: Arrested and imprisoned in a small Swiss town, a prisoner begins this book with an exclamation: "I'm not Stiller!" He claims that his name is Jim White, that he has been jailed under false charges and under the wrong identity.4/5(12). I'm Not Stiller by Max Frisch Max Rudolf Frisch ( – April 4, ) was a Swiss architect, playwright and novelist, regarded as highly representative of German literature after World War II.

If she had known it was about Stiller, the lady would not have come to this coffee-house table at all. Stiller must have behaved in an absolutely scandalous way towards this lady.

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[Max Frisch] -- First published in German in Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available.