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Kafka, Franz 1883-1924

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The trial by Franz Kafka( Book )

2,448 editions published between 1921 and 2018 in 39 languages and held by 16,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrates the experiences and reactions of a respectable bank functionary after his abrupt arrest on an undisclosed charge
The castle by Franz Kafka( Book )

1,573 editions published between 1926 and 2018 in 34 languages and held by 10,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surrealistic novel whose shadowy characters and obscure events are said to reflect the condition of man in modern society
Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka( Book )

2,059 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 29 languages and held by 9,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about a man who finds himself transformed into a huge insect, and the effects of this change upon his life. This is a fantastic horror story about a hapless man who is turned into an insect. When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin. With this startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly funny first sentence, Kafka begins his masterpiece, The Metamorphosis. It is the story of a young man who, transformed overnight into a giant beetlelike insect, becomes an object of disgrace to his family, an outsider in his own home, a quintessentially alienated man. A harrowing -- though absurdly comic -- meditation on human feelings of inadequacy, guilt, and isolation, The Metamorphosis has taken its place as one of the most widely read and influential works of twentieth-century fiction
Amerika : the man who disappeared by Franz Kafka( Book )

554 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 19 languages and held by 3,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Franz Kafka's diaries and letters suggest that his fascination with America grew out of a desire to break away from his native Prague, even if only in his imagination. Kafka died before he could finish what he liked to call his ''American novel," but he clearly entitled it Der Verschollene ("The Missing Person") in a letter to his fiancee, Felice Bauer, in 1912. Kafka began writing the novel that fall and wrote the last completed chapter in 1914, but it wasn't until 1927, three years after his death, that Amerika - the title that Kafka's friend and literary executor Max Brod gave his edited version of the unfinished manuscript - was published in Germany by Kurt Wolff Verlag. An English translation by Willa and Edwin Muir was published in Great Britain in 1932 and in the United States in 1946." "Over the last thirty years, an international team of Kafka scholars has been working on German-language critical editions of all of Kafka's writings, going back to the original manuscripts and notes, correcting transcription errors, and removing Brod's editorial and stylistic interventions to create texts that are as close as possible to the way the author left them." "With the same expert balance of precision and nuance that marked his award-winning translation of The Castle, Mark Harman now restores the humor and particularity of language in his translation of the critical edition of Der Verschollene. Here is the story of young Karl Rossmann, who, following an incident involving a housemaid, is banished by his parents to America. With unquenchable optimism and in the company of two comic-sinister companions, he throws himself into misadventure after misadventure, eventually heading toward Oklahoma, where a career in the theater beckons. Though we can never know how Kafka planned to end the novel, Harman's superb translation allows us to appreciate, as closely as possible, what Kafka did commit to the page."--Jacket
Amerika by Franz Kafka( Book )

186 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in 21 languages and held by 2,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is the story of young Karl Rossman, who, following an incident involving a housemaid, is banished by his parents to America. With unquenchable optimism and in the company of two comic-sinister companions, he throws himself into misadventure, eventually heading towards Oklahoma, where a career in the theater beckons. Though we can never know how Kafka planned to end the novel, Harman's superb translation allows us to appreciate, as closely as possible, what Kafka did commit to the page
Erzahlungen by Franz Kafka( Book )

381 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 1,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The great wall of China : stories and reflections by Franz Kafka( Book )

128 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories, fables, and aphorisms, written between 1917 and 1924
The trial by Franz Kafka( Recording )

59 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A symbolistic study of the tyranny of modern social systems. Portrays the experiences of a young man who is mysteriously arrested by agents of the police for an unspecified crime and is prepared for questioning and trial
Description of a struggle by Franz Kafka( Book )

78 editions published between 1938 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains more than a dozen very short pieces, three stories and a dramatic piece, "The Warden of the Tomb."
Hochzeitsvorbereitungen auf dem Lande : und andere Prosa aus dem Nachlass by Franz Kafka( Book )

99 editions published between 1953 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief an den Vater by Franz Kafka( Book )

208 editions published between 1919 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der 1919 abgefasste Brief an den Vater, von Franz Kafka niemals abgeschickt oder veröffentlicht, gibt wie kaum ein anderer Text aus seiner Feder tiefe biografische und psychoanalytische Einblicke. Kafka findet in dem hier beschriebenen Vaterkonflikt vielerlei Gründe für die Entwicklung seines zögerlichen Wesens und anderer Züge seiner Persönlichkeit mit denen er zeitlebens haderte. Die 103 handschriftlichen Seiten schrieb Kafka vermutlich kurz nach dem Scheitern seiner Heiratspläne mit Julie Wohryceck, einer in seines Vaters Augen nicht standesgemäßen Verbindung. Gesprochen hat der Hamburger Schauspieler Martin Brücker, der hier zum erstenmal für den HörGut! Verlag liest
Letters to Milena by Franz Kafka( Book )

233 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Český překlad korespondence odhalujíci Kafkův milostný vztah k Mileně Jesenské, ženě pocházející ze starého českého rodu, ženě nadané životní energií, společenskou, politickou i uměleckou aktivitou. Korespondenci doprovázejí výňatky z Deníků Franze Kafky, výňatky z dopisů Franze Kafky Maxu Brodovi, výňatky z dopisů Mileny Jesenské Maxu Brodovi, čtyři články Mileny Jesenské a řada dokumentárních fotografií
Letters to friends, family, and editors by Franz Kafka( Book )

91 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These magnificent letters, meticulously set up and annotated, show us aspects of Kafka that were only hinted at in earlier collections and help us trace his development from unhappy young law student and insurance administrator to novelist and short-story writer of originality and genius."--Publishers Weekly "When we turn from Kafka's books to his letters we have a series of self-portraits desperate and courageous, always eager and warm in feeling; the self is lit by fantasy and, of course, by drollery. His candor is of the kind that flies alongside him in the air. He was a marvelous letter writer."--V.S. Pritchett, The New York Review of Books "These letters are like messages from the underground, from the dark side of the moon, presenting aspects of Kafka that would have died with his friends. We meet alternately Kafka the artist, friend, son, father figure, marriage counselor, literary critic, insurance official. ... A full portrait, and a significant contribution to Kafka scholarship." --Smithsonian Magazine "An inside view of a writer who, perhaps more than any other novelist or poet in our century, stands at the center of our culture." --Robert Alter, The New York Times Book Review
The metamorphosis and other stories by Franz Kafka( Book )

80 editions published between 1916 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the life and background of Franz Kafka, commentaries on the stories, Kafka Jewish influence, his views on existentialism, and more
Franz Kafka, Dichter des Labyrinths by Hermann Pongs( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in German and Undetermined and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The metamorphosis and other stories by Franz Kafka( Recording )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kafka imagines what happens when a man wakes up to find that he has become a giant insect. Also included are stories by Guy de Maupassant
The penal colony : stories and short pieces by Franz Kafka( Book )

33 editions published between 1948 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CONTENTS.- Conversation with the supplicant.- Meditation.- The judgement.- The metamorphosis.- A country doctor.- In the penal colony.- A hunger artist
Selected short stories by Franz Kafka( Book )

5 editions published between 1952 and 1999 in English and German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated by the estate of Donald S. Moore
Das Urteil und andere Erzählungen by Franz Kafka( Book )

8 editions published between 1955 and 1970 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franz Kafka; a critical study of his writings by Wilhelm Emrich( Book )

2 editions published between 1958 and 1964 in German and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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