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Muir, Willa 1890-1970

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Works: 231 works in 1,010 publications in 5 languages and 24,849 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Allegories  History  Short stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Humorous fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Biography  Novels 
Roles: Translator, Author, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PT2621.A26, 833.912
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The trial by Franz Kafka( Book )
119 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and German and held by 3,168 libraries worldwide
A bank clerk is arrested, but is unable to learn the charges against him. A year later, he is executed
The castle by Franz Kafka( Book )
92 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,090 libraries worldwide
In THE CASTLE, a protagonist, known only as K., struggles to gain access to the mysterious authorities of a castle who govern the village where he wants to work as a land surveyor. Kafka died before finishing the work, but suggested it would end with the Land Surveyor dying in the village; the castle notifying him on his death bed that his legal claim to live in the village was not valid, yet, taking certain auxiliary circumstances into account, he was permitted to live and work there
Selected short stories by Franz Kafka( Book )
16 editions published between 1952 and 1993 in English and German and held by 2,071 libraries worldwide
Donated by the estate of Donald S. Moore
The penal colony : stories and short pieces by Franz Kafka( Book )
36 editions published between 1948 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,747 libraries worldwide
"This powerful collection brings together all the stories Kafka allowed to be published during his lifetime"--Back cover
Josephus by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )
23 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 972 libraries worldwide
First part of a trilogy based on the life of the Jewish historian
Amerika by Franz Kafka( Book )
24 editions published between 1943 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 932 libraries worldwide
Kafka's first and funniest novel, Amerika tells the story of the young immigrant Karl Rossmann who, after an embarrassing sexual misadventure, finds himself "packed off to America" by his parents. Expected to redeem himself in this magical land of opportunity, young Karl is swept up instead in a whirlwind of dizzying reversals, strange escapades, and picaresque adventures. Although Kafka never visited America, images of its vast landscape, dangers, and opportunities inspired this saga of the "golden land."
Power by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )
57 editions published between 1926 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 915 libraries worldwide
Novel is based on the life of an eighteenth-century Jewish banker, Joseph Süss Oppenheimer, who served as a financial adviser to the Duke of Württemberg and was persecuted after the Duke's death
The great wall of China : stories and reflections by Franz Kafka( Book )
18 editions published between 1933 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 830 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories, fables, and aphorisms, written between 1917 and 1924
The sleepwalkers : a trilogy by Hermann Broch( Book )
23 editions published between 1932 and 1996 in English and German and held by 824 libraries worldwide
Broch's influential trilogy examines the "loneliness of the I" stemming from the collapse of any sustaining system of values, with three stories ranging from the aristocracy to the working classes in Germany during the years prior to the First World War
Living with ballads by Willa Muir( Book )
15 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
Richelieu : his rise to power by Carl Jacob Burckhardt( Book )
19 editions published between 1940 and 1967 in English and German and held by 718 libraries worldwide
"Armand Jean du Plessis, cardinal-duc de Richelieu et de Fronsac; 9 September 1585? 4 December 1642) was a French clergyman, noble and statesman. Consecrated as a bishop in 1608, he later entered politics, becoming a Secretary of State in 1616. Richelieu soon rose in both the Catholic Church and the French government, becoming a Cardinal in 1622, and King Louis XIII's chief minister in 1624. He remained in office until his death in 1642; he was succeeded by Cardinal Mazarin, whose career he had fostered."--Wikipedia
Success, a novel by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )
9 editions published between 1930 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 665 libraries worldwide
The ugly duchess by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )
16 editions published between 1927 and 1951 in English and German and held by 561 libraries worldwide
Historical romance based on the life of Margaretha, Countess of Tyrol in the 14th century
The metamorphosis, In the penal colony, and other stories by Franz Kafka( Book )
11 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and German and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Collection of the best know novellas and stories of one of the seminal writers of the twentieth century
The metamorphosis = Die Verwandlung by Franz Kafka( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in German and held by 455 libraries worldwide
When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin, a giant beetlelike insect, thus becoming an object of disgrace to his family, an outsider in his own home, an a quintessentially alienated man
The Jew of Rome by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )
7 editions published between 1935 and 1936 in English and German and held by 434 libraries worldwide
The second volume of s trilogy based on the life of the Jewish historian
Mottke, the thief by Sholem Asch( Book )
9 editions published between 1935 and 1970 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
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The enigmatic czar; the life of Alexander I of Russia by Maurice Paléologue( Book )
10 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Richelieu and his age: by Carl Jacob Burckhardt( Book )
5 editions published in 1967 in English and German and held by 315 libraries worldwide
The pretender by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )
7 editions published between 1900 and 1938 in English and German and held by 315 libraries worldwide
"Ein genialer Streich, ein hintergründiger Racheakt, viel mehr war es nicht, als Senator Varro in den römischen Ostprovinzen den Kaiser Nero, elf Jahre nach dessen Tod, auferstehen ließ. ... Eine der grossen politischen Betrugsaffären der Weltgeschichte wird für Lion Feuchtwanger-im dritten Jahr der Nazidiktatur-zur Vorlage für eine grandiose Parodie auf das Triumvirat Hitler, Göring, Goebbles"--Page 4 of cover
 
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Alternative Names
Anderson, Wilhelmina Johnston
Anderson, Willa
Anderson Willa 1890-1970
Muir, W. J. A.
Muir, W. J. A. 1890-1970
Muir, W. J. A. (Wilhelmina Johnstone Anderson), 1890-1970
Muir, Wilhelmina Johnstone.
Muir Wilhelmina Johnstone 1890-1970
Muir, Wilhelmina Johnstone Anderson
Muir, Wilhelmina Johnstone Anderson 1890-1970
Muir, Willa 1890-
Scott, Agnes Neill 1890-1970
Willa Muir Brits taalkundige (1890-1970)
Willa Muir schottische Schriftstellerin und Übersetzerin
Willa Muir Scottish novelist, essayist and translator
Languages
English (471)
German (44)
Spanish (2)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)
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