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Video Highlights: “Clairvoyant of the Small”: A Conversation with Susan Bernofsky and Eileen Myles

On April 15, 2021, Deutsches Haus at NYU and the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York presented a conversation between writer and translator Susan Bernofsky and poet and writer Eileen Myles about Bernofsky's “Clairvoyant of the Small: The Life of Robert Walser,“ (Yale University Press, 2021), the first English-language biography of Swiss author Robert Walser. In their conversation, Myles and Bernofsky reflected on Walser's intriguing work and life, problems of translation, and on how we can read Walser from today's perspective.