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Franz Kafka, the complete stories

Author: Franz Kafka; Nahum N Glatzer
Publisher: New York : Schocken Books, ©1971.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"All of Kafka's writing, with the exception of his three novels, is collected here and includes a number of fairly long stories followed by a group of shorter pieces varying in length from several pages to a single paragraph." Booklist.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Franz Kafka; Nahum N Glatzer
ISBN: 0805210555 9780805210552
OCLC Number: 41770749
Notes: On verso of t.p.: The foreword by John Updike was originally published in The New Yorker. Foreword copyright ©1983 by John Updike.
Description: 486 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Before the law --
An imperial message --
Description of a struggle --
Wedding preparations in the country --
The judgment --
The metamorphosis --
In the penal colony --
The village schoolmaster (the giant mole) --
Blumfeld, an elderly bachelor --
The warden of the tomb --
A country doctor --
The hunter Gracchus --
The Great Wall of China --
The news of the building of the wall: a fragment --
A report to an academy --
A report to an academy: two fragments --
The refusal --
A hunger artist --
Investigations of a dog --
A little woman --
The burrow --
Josephine the singer, or the mouse folk --
Children on a country road --
The trees --
Clothes --
Excursion into the mountains --
Rejection --
The street window --
The tradesman --
Absent-minded window-gazing --
The way home --
Passers-by --
On the tram --
Reflections for gentlemen-jockeys --
The wish to be a red Indian --
Unhappiness --
Bachelor's ill luck --
Unmasking a confidence trickster --
The sudden walk --
Resolutions --
A dream --
Up in the gallery --
A fratricide --
The next village --
A visit to a mine --
Jackals and Arabs --
The bridge --
The bucket rider --
The new advocate --
An old manuscript --
The knock at the manor gate --
Eleven sons --
My neighbor --
A crossbreed (a sport) --
The cares of a family man --
A common confusion --
The truth about Sancho Panza --
The silence of the sirens --
Prometheus --
The city coat of arms --
Poseidon --
Fellowship --
At night --
The problem of our laws --
The conscription of troops --
The test --
The vulture --
The helmsman --
The top --
A little fable --
Home-coming --
First sorrow --
The departure --
Advocates --
The married couple --
Give it up! --
On parables.
Responsibility: edited by Nahum N. Glatzer.

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"All of Kafka's writing, with the exception of his three novels, is collected here and includes a number of fairly long stories followed by a group of shorter pieces varying in length from several pages to a single paragraph." Booklist.

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