WorldCat Identities

Muir, Willa 1890-1970

Overview
Works: 208 works in 896 publications in 4 languages and 24,575 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Biography  Allegories  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author, Creator
Classifications: PT2621.A26, 833.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Willa Muir
The trial by Franz Kafka( Book )

89 editions published between 1925 and 2009 in English and German and held by 3,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph K. is suddenly arrested and must spend the rest of his life fighting a charge against him about which he can get no information
Selected short stories by Franz Kafka( Book )

13 editions published between 1952 and 1993 in English and German and held by 2,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated by the estate of Donald S. Moore
The castle by Franz Kafka( Book )

81 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantasy novel, depicting human attempts to arrive closer to God, considered to be a symbolic classic
The penal colony : stories and short pieces by Franz Kafka( Book )

27 editions published between 1948 and 2000 in English and German and held by 1,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This powerful collection brings together all the stories Kafka allowed to be published during his lifetime."--Back cover
Amerika by Franz Kafka( Book )

27 editions published between 1938 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctorow in his new foreword. "Kafka made his first novel from his own mind's mythic elements," Doctorow explains, "and the research data that caught his eye were bent like light rays in a field of gravity."
Josephus by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

20 editions published between 1932 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First part of a trilogy based on the life of the Jewish historian
Power by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

56 editions published between 1926 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel is based on the life of an eighteenth-century Jewish banker, Joseph Süss Oppenheimer, who served as a financial adviser to the Duke of Württemberg and was persecuted after the Duke's death
The great wall of China : stories and reflections by Franz Kafka( Book )

17 editions published between 1933 and 1974 in English and German and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories, fables, and aphorisms, written between 1917 and 1924
The sleepwalkers : a trilogy by Hermann Broch( Book )

21 editions published between 1932 and 1996 in English and German and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broch's influential trilogy examines the "loneliness of the I" stemming from the collapse of any sustaining system of values, with three stories ranging from the aristocracy to the working classes in Germany during the years prior to the First World War
Living with ballads by Willa Muir( Book )

13 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Success, a novel by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

9 editions published between 1930 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kritische en satirische beschrijving van de burgerij van München in de jaren 1921-1924
Richelieu; his rise to power by Carl Jacob Burckhardt( Book )

14 editions published between 1940 and 1967 in English and German and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ugly duchess by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

15 editions published between 1927 and 1951 in English and German and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical romance based on the life of Margaretha, Countess of Tyrol in the 14th century
The metamorphosis = Die Verwandlung by Franz Kafka( Book )

2 editions published between 1968 and 1976 in German and English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin, a giant beetlelike insect, thus becoming an object of disgrace to his family, an outsider in his own home, an a quintessentially alienated man
The Jew of Rome by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

6 editions published between 1935 and 1936 in English and German and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second volume of s trilogy based on the life of the Jewish historian
The metamorphosis, In the penal colony, and other stories by Franz Kafka( Book )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and German and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of the best know novellas and stories of one of the seminal writers of the twentieth century
Mottke, the thief by Sholem Asch( Book )

10 editions published between 1935 and 1970 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published in 1917 under title: Mottke the vagabond
Richelieu and his age: by Carl Jacob Burckhardt( Book )

13 editions published between 1940 and 1967 in English and German and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enigmatic czar; the life of Alexander I of Russia by Maurice Paléologue( Book )

11 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pretender by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

7 editions published between 1900 and 1938 in English and German and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ein genialer Streich, ein hintergründiger Racheakt, viel mehr war es nicht, als Senator Varro in den römischen Ostprovinzen den Kaiser Nero, elf Jahre nach dessen Tod, auferstehen ließ. ... Eine der grossen politischen Betrugsaffären der Weltgeschichte wird für Lion Feuchtwanger-im dritten Jahr der Nazidiktatur-zur Vorlage für eine grandiose Parodie auf das Triumvirat Hitler, Göring, Goebbles"--Page 4 of cover
 
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The trial
Alternative Names
Anderson, Wilhelmina Johnston.

Anderson, Willa.

Anderson Willa 1890-1970

Muir, W. J. A.

Muir, W. J. A. 1890-1970

Muir, W. J. A. (Wilhelmina Johnstone Anderson), 1890-1970

Muir, Wilhelmina Johnstone.

Muir Wilhelmina Johnstone 1890-1970

Muir, Wilhelmina Johnstone Anderson.

Muir, Wilhelmina Johnstone Anderson 1890-1970

Muir, Willa 1890-

Scott, Agnes Neill 1890-1970

Willa Muir British writer

Willa Muir Brits taalkundige (1890-1970)

Willa Muir schottische Schriftstellerin und Übersetzerin

Willa Muir Scottish novelist, essayist and translator

Languages
English (412)

German (43)

Spanish (2)

Chinese (1)

Covers
Selected short storiesThe castleThe penal colony : stories and short piecesAmerikaThe sleepwalkers : a trilogyThe metamorphosis, In the penal colony, and other stories