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The trial

Author: Franz Kafka; Breon Mitchell
Publisher: New York : Schocken Books : Distributed by Pantheon Books, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Written in 1914 but not published until 1925, a year after Kafka's death, The Trial is the terrifying tale of Josef K., a respectable bank officer who is suddenly and inexplicably arrested and must defend himself against a charge about which he can get no information. Whether read as an existential tale, a parable, or a prophecy of the excesses of modern bureaucracy wedded to the madness of totalitarianism, The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Allegories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924.
Trial.
New York : Schocken Books : Distributed by Pantheon Books, ©1998
(OCoLC)647519041
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Franz Kafka; Breon Mitchell
ISBN: 9780805241655 0805241655 9780805209990 0805209999
OCLC Number: 38580074
Language Note: In English; translated from German.
Notes: "A new translation, based on the restored text."
Description: xxvi, 276 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / George Steiner --
The Arrest --
Conversation with Frau Grubach --
Then Fraulein Burstner --
First Interrogation --
In the Empty Courtroom --
The Student --
The Offices --
Fraulein Burstner's Friend --
The Whipper --
K.'s Uncle --
Leni --
Lawyer --
Manufacturer --
Painter --
Block, the Tradesman --
Dismissal of the Lawyer --
In the Cathedral --
The Unfinished Chapters --
On the Way to Elsa --
Journey to His Mother --
Prosecuting Counsel --
The House --
Conflict with the Assistant Manager --
A Fragment --
The Passages Delected by the Author --
Postscripts / Max Brod --
To the First Edition (1925) --
To the Second Edition (1935) --
To the Third Edition (1946) --
Excerpts from Kafka's Diaries.
Other Titles: Prozess.
Responsibility: Franz Kafka ; translated and with a preface by Breon Mitchell.
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"Written in 1914 but not published until 1925, a year after Kafka's death, The Trial is the terrifying tale of Josef K., a respectable bank officer who is suddenly and inexplicably arrested and must defend himself against a charge about which he can get no information. Whether read as an existential tale, a parable, or a prophecy of the excesses of modern bureaucracy wedded to the madness of totalitarianism, The Trial has resonated with chilling truth for generations of readers"--Back cover.

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