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Metamorphosis and other stories

Author: Franz Kafka; Michael Hofmann
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2007.
Series: Modern classics.
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Only one character appears in Kafka's work; the homo domesticus, so Jewish and so German and so eager to keep his place. Borges described Kafka's characterisation in such a manner. This volume includes some of his most famous stories.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
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Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924.
Metamorphosis and other stories.
London : Penguin, 2007
(OCoLC)608413550
Named Person: Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Franz Kafka; Michael Hofmann
ISBN: 9780141188126 014118812X
OCLC Number: 71807795
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: xvi, 298 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Contemplation (1913) --
Children on the road --
Unmasking a confidence trickster --
The sudden walk --
Resolutions --
The excursion into the mountains --
The plight of the bachelor --
The businessman --
Looking out distractedly --
The way home --
The men running past --
The passenger --
Dresses --
The rejection --
For the consideration of amateur jockeys --
The window on to the street --
Desire to be a red Indian --
The trees --
Being unhappy --
The judgement : a story for F. (1913) --
The stoker : a fragment (1913) --
Metamorphosis (1913) --
In the penal colony (1919) --
A country doctor : short prose for my father (1920) --
The new advocate --
A country doctor --
In the gallery --
An old journal --
Before the law --
Jackals and Arabs --
A visit to the mine --
The neighbouring village --
A message from the emperor --
The worries of a head of household --
Eleven sons --
A fratricide --
A dream --
A report to an academy --
A hunger-artist : four stories (1924) --
First sorrow --
A little woman --
A hunger-artist --
Josefine, the singer, or the mouse people --
App. Aeroplanes in Brescia (1909) --
App. Great noise (1912) --
App. The coal-scuttle rider (1921).
Series Title: Modern classics.
Responsibility: Frank Kafka ; translated with an introduction by Michael Hofmann.

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Brings the small proportion of the author's works such as "Metamorphosis", an exploration of horrific transformation and alienation, "Meditation", a collection of studies, "The Aeroplanes at  Read more...

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aI think of a Kafka story as a perfect work of literary art, as approachable as it is strange, and as strange as it is approachable.a aMichael Hofmann

 
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