I'm Not Stiller A Novel Author:Max Frisch Max Frisch is one of the most widely read and highly regarded European authors to appear since the Second World War. His tragi-comic novel, I'm Not Stiller, brilliantly translated by Michael Bullock, is his most important work to appear so far. — It is the story of a man named White, traveling on an American passport to his home town in Switzerl... more »and. When he arrives there he is arrested on the suspicion that he is in fact the distinguished sculptor named Anatol Stiller, who vanished nearly a decade before and who is wanted by the police. Every effort is made to prove that White is actually Stiller. The intense dramatic conflict arises from "White's" struggled to refuse responsibility for a "rejected" past.
The loss and discovery of personal identity is one of the major themes of modern literature. It receives masterful expression in I'm Not Stiller.« less