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Kafka's selected stories : new translations, backgrounds and contexts, criticism

Author: Franz Kafka; Stanley Corngold
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2007.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1945, W. H. Auden remarked that Kafka stands in the same relation to his century as Shakespeare does to his-Kafka is the representative of the twentieth century, the poet who gives it its voice.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Translations into English
Named Person: Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Franz Kafka; Stanley Corngold
ISBN: 0393924793 9780393924794
OCLC Number: 61362254
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: xi, 362 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The Texts of Kafka's Selected Stories 1 --
The Judgment --
A Story 3 --
The Stoker --
A Fragment 12 --
In the Penal Colony 35 --
A Country Doctor --
Little Stories 59 --
The New Lawyer 59 --
A Country Doctor 60 --
Up in the Gallery 65 --
A Page from an Old Document 66 --
Before the Law 68 --
Jackals and Arabs 69 --
The Worry of the Father of the Family 72 --
A Fratricide 73 --
A Dream 75 --
A Report to an Academy 76 --
A Starvation Artist --
Four Stories 84 --
First Distress 84 --
A Starvation Artist 86 --
Josefine, the Singer or The Mouse People 94 --
Posthumously Published Stories 108 --
The Bridge 108 --
The Hunter Gracchus --
Two Fragments 109 --
Building the Great Wall of China 113 --
The Knock at the Courtyard Gate 124 --
A Crossbreed 125 --
An Everyday Event 127 --
The Silence of the Sirens 127 --
Prometheus 129 --
On the Question of the Laws 129 --
Poseidon 131 --
Researches of a Dog 132 --
On Parables 161 --
The Burrow 162 --
Backgrounds and Contexts: [Letters, Diaries, and Conversations] 193 --
Criticism --
/ Stanley Corngold --
Preface to an Understanding of Kafka 217 --
In the Circle of "The Judgment" 221 --
/ Danielle Allen --
Sounding Silence 235 --
/ Walter Hinderer --
An Anecdote by Kafka: "A Fratricide" 246 --
/ Walter Sokel --
Identity and the Individual, or Past and Present 252 --
/ Nicola Gess --
The Politics of Listening: The Power of Song in Kafka's "Josefine, the Singer" 275 --
/ Vivian Liska --
Positions: On Franz Kafka's "Poseidon" 288 --
/ Benno Wagner --
"No one indicates the direction": The Question of Leadership in Kafka's Later Stories 302 --
/ John A. Hargraves --
Kafka and Silence: An Alternate View of Music 321 --
/ Gerhard Kurz --
The Rustling of Stillness: Approaches to Kafka's The Burrow 333 --
Franz Kafka: A Chronology 357.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: translated and edited by Stanley Corngold.
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