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Stamm, Peter 1963-

Overview
Works: 131 works in 606 publications in 28 languages and 6,506 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Short stories  Musical settings  Romance fiction  Folklore  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Translator, Creator, Editor, Contributor, Performer, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PT2681.T3234, 833.92
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Most widely held works about Peter Stamm
 
Most widely held works by Peter Stamm
Seven years by Peter Stamm( Book )

43 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander is torn between two very different women. Sonia, his wife and business partner, is everything a man could want: intelligent, gorgeous, charming, and ambitious. But when the seven-year itch sets in, Alexander soon finds himself rekindling an affair with his college lover, Ivona. The young Polish woman who worked in a Catholic mission is the polar opposite of Sonia: dull, passive, taciturn, and plain. Despite having little in common with Ivona, Alexander is inexplicably drawn to her while despising himself for it. Lost between his highbrow marriage and his lowbrow affair, Alexander is stuck in a spiraling threesome.--From front jacket flap
On a day like this : a novel by Peter Stamm( Book )

36 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a day like any other, Andreas changes his life. When a routine doctor's visit leads to an unexpected prognosis, a great yearning takes hold of him<U+2013>but who can tell if it is homesickness or wanderlust; a deathwish or a fresh lease on life? Andreas leaves everything behind<U+2013>sells his Paris apartment, cuts off all social ties, quits his teaching job, and waves good-bye to his days spent idly sitting in cafés<U+2013>to look for a woman he loved half a lifetime ago. The monotony of days had been keeping him in check; now he hopes for a miracle and for a new beginning. Andreas's travels lead him back to the province of his youth, back to his hometown in Switzerland where he returns to familiar streets, where his brother still lives in their childhood home, and where Fabienne, a woman he was obsessed with in his youth, continues to visit the same lake they once swam in together. Andreas, consumed with longing for his lost love and blinded by the uncertainty of his future, is tormented by the question of what might have been if things had happened differently
Agnes by Peter Stamm( Book )

76 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 20 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Peter Stamm's best-selling debut novel, Agnes, now available for the first time in the United States. "Write a story about me," Agnes said to her lover, "so I know that you think of me." So he started to write the story of everything that had happened to them from the moment they met. At first, he works with Agnes to create a narrative that is most true to life, but as time passes and he grows more enamored with the narrative he has begun, he continues writing on his own, imagining a future for them after he reaches the present. Happy couples do not necessarily make for compelling reading, and as Agnes sees the unexpected plot he has planned for her, the line between fiction and reality begins to blur. In this unforgettable and haunting novel Stamm incisively examines the power of storytelling to influence thought and behavior, reaching a chilling conclusion"--
Seerücken : Erzählungen by Peter Stamm( Book )

28 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Stamm erzählt ungeheuer kunstvoll und scheinbar so einfach von Leben, die nicht gelebt, die aufgeschoben, erinnert und schließlich verpasst werden. In lakonischen Sätzen und unauffällig stimmungsvollen Szenen findet er - leicht lesbar, aber schwer verdaulich - die kaum spürbaren Eruptionen, die sich im Rückblick als Erdbeben erweisen. Die Einsamkeit im gemeinsamen Urlaub. Ein verlassenes Hotel in den Bergen. Ein Mädchen im Wald. Ein Pfarrer, der die Vögel füttert. Die erste Liebe mit Gewicht
We're flying : stories by Peter Stamm( Book )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the publication of the widely acclaimed novel Seven Years comes a trove of stories from the Swiss master Peter Stamm. They all possess the traits that have built Stamm's reputation: the directness of the prose, the deceptive surface simplicity of the narratives, and deep psychological insight into the existential dilemmas of contemporary life. Stamm does not waste a word, nor does he spare the reader's feelings. These stories are a superb introduction to his work and a gift for all those who have come to regard his fiction as a precise rendering of the contemporary human psyche
In fremden Gärten : Erzählungen by Peter Stamm( Book )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Nouvelles
Blitzeis : Erzählungen by Peter Stamm( Book )

37 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bundel met negen verhalen over de troosteloosheid van het bestaan en de ontoereikendheid van menselijke relaties
When we lived in Uncle's hat by Peter Stamm( Book )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family moves from their apartment in the city into a series of imaginary residences before finding their new home in the suburbs
Kinderstube : für Sopran oder Tenor und Klavier ; Lieder und Tänze des Todes : für Mezzosopran oder Bariton und Klavier by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky( )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weit über das Land : Roman by Peter Stamm( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in German and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Kuss des Kohaku : Stücke by Peter Stamm( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fabeln von La Fontaine : für Mezzosopran (Sopran) oder entsprechende Männerstimme und Klavier by Jacques Offenbach( )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sprechen am Rande des Schweigens : Annäherungen an das Werk Peter Stamms by Peter Stamm( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in German and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this conference volume, literary scholars deal with the novels of Peter Stamm (Agnes, Ungefahre Landschaft, An einem Tag wie diesem, Nacht ist der Tag), as well as his short stories, radio plays, and children's books. Two of Stamm's Bamberg lectures on poetics are also included
Diensttage : Schweizer Schriftsteller und ihr Militär( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of narratives about military service in Switzerland, some of which are biographical
Der Lauf der Dinge : gesammelte Erzählungen by Peter Stamm( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sämtliche Erzählungen von Peter Stamm in einem Band, darunter einige bisher unbekannte. Peter Stamm erzählt gelassen und mit großer Präzision, mit wenigen Worten entfaltet er Welten: Momentaufnahmen eines Glücks entstehen oder die Sehnsucht nach Veränderung. Seine Figuren erleben Enttäuschungen und Wunder. In klaren Sätzen und bewegenden Bildern entstehen Augenblicke größter Intensität. Die Leser dieser Erzählungen verstehen mehr: von der Liebe, dem Menschen, vom Leben. Peter Stamm ist ein Meister der Kurzgeschichte. "Der vorliegende Band vereinigt die vier schon bekannten Sammlungen von Stamms Erzählungen "Blitzeis", "In fremden Gärten", "Wir fliegen", "Seerücken" mit etlichen Kurzgeschichten, die im Laufe der letzten zwanzig Jahre an anderen Stellen erschienen sind, und damit also, wie die Verlags-Ankündigung beteuert, "sämtliche Erzählungen von Peter Stamm, darunter einige bisher unbekannte". Zwei Kurzgeschichten sind tatsächlich noch nie veröffentlicht worden: "Eine Geschichte ohne Bedeutung" und "Ein Märchen"... Die Erzähler hingegen, keineswegs durchgehend Anverwandte, vielmehr (wie alle übrigen Figuren auch) aus den verschiedensten Ecken der Gesellschaft kommend, reden und erzählen alle in derselben Tonlage: schlicht, sachlich-nüchtern, schmucklos, schnörkellos. Als könnten sie alle, so wie ihr Autor, ohne weiteres aus dem Reservoir einer wortkargen Sprache schöpfen, die gleichwohl in vielen Passagen anschaulich zum Vorschein bringt, was den Figuren verborgen geblieben ist. Die Leser sehen mehr als die Figuren, womöglich auch hinein in die eigene Seelenlandschaft" (literaturkritik.de)
Die Vertreibung aus dem Paradies : Bamberger Vorlesungen und verstreute Texte by Peter Stamm( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In strange gardens and other stories by Peter Stamm( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the precision of a surgeon, Peter Stamm cuts to the heart of the fragile and revealing moments of everyday life. They are bankers, students, mothers, or retirees. They live in New York City or somewhere in Switzerland, they work in London or Riga, they cross paths in a Fado bar in Lisbon. They breathe the banal routine of daily life. It is to these ordinary people that Peter Stamm grants center stage in his latest collection of short stories. Henry, a cowherd turned stuntman, crisscrosses the country, dreaming of meeting a woman. Inger, the Dane, refuses her skimpy life and takes off for Italy. Regina, so lonely in her big house since her children left and her husband passed away, discovers the world anew thanks to the Australian friend of her granddaughter, who helps Regina envision her next voyage. In these stories, Stamm's clean style expresses despair without flash, through softness and small gestures, with disarming retorts full of derision and infinite tenderness. There, where life hesitates, ready to tip over'with nothing yet played out'is where these people and their stories exist. For us, they all become exceptional. Praise for Unformed Landscape: "Sensitive and unnerving. ... An uncommonly intimate work, one that will remind the reader of his or her own lived experience with a greater intensity than many of the books that are published right here at home." 'The New Republic Online From the Hardcover edition
 
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Seven years
Alternative Names
Bi de Shi ta mu 1963-

Bide-Shitamu 1963-

Ištām, Pitir

Ištām, Pitir 1963-

Peter Stamm écrivain suisse

Peter Stamm schweizisk författare

Peter Stamm schweizisk skribent

Peter Stamm scrittore e giornalista svizzero

Peter Stamm sveitsisk skribent

Peter Stamm švýcarský prozaik

Peter Stamm Swiss writer

Peter Stamm Zwitsers schrijver

Shitamu, Bide 1963-

Shitamu, Pide 1963-

Shutamu, Pētā 1963-

Stam, Petare 1963-

Štam, Peter

Štam, Peter 1963-

Štamas, Pėteris 1963-

Štami, Peter 1963-

Štamm, Peter

Štamm, Peter 1963-

Syut'am, Peťo 1963-

שטם, פטר, 1963-

پیتر استم نویسنده سوئیسی

슈탐, 페터 1963-

シュタム, ペーター

シュタム, ペーター 1963-

ペーター・シュタム

ペーター・シュタム 1963-

彼得・施塔姆 1963-

施塔姆, 彼得 1963-

施塔姆彼得 1963-

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On a day like this : a novelAgnesWhen we lived in Uncle's hatIn strange gardens and other stories