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The trial

Author: Franz Kafka; Michael Mitchell
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the great works of the twentieth century, Kafka's The Trial has been read as a study of political power, a pessimistic religious parable, or a crime novel where the accused man is himself the problem. In it, a man wakes up one morning to find himself under arrest for an offence which is never explained. Faced with this ambiguous but threatening situation, Josef K. gradually succumbs to its psychological  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Allegories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Franz Kafka; Michael Mitchell
ISBN: 9780199238293 0199238294 9780199655670 0199655677
OCLC Number: 309835613
Description: xxxv, 191 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Biographical preface --
Introduction --
Note on the text --
Select bibliography --
A chronology of Franz Kafka --
The trial --
Explanatory notes.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Prozess.
Responsibility: Franz Kafka ; translated by Mike Mitchell ; with an introduction and notes by Ritchie Robertson.
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The Trial is one of the central works of modern literature. This meticulous new translation includes the chapters Kafka left incomplete and is accompanied by a biographical preface, detailed  Read more...

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