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Muir, Willa 1890-1970

Overview
Works: 236 works in 1,016 publications in 4 languages and 24,848 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Allegories  History  Short stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Humorous fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Novels  Historical fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PT2621.A26, 833.912
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Most widely held works by Willa Muir
The trial by Franz Kafka( Book )

119 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and German and held by 3,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A symbolistic study of the tyranny of modern social systems. Written in 1914, The Trial is one of the most important novels of the twentieth century: 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, Kafka's nightmare has resonated with chilling truth for generations of readers
The castle by Franz Kafka( Book )

93 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantasy novel, depicting human attempts to arrive closer to God, considered to be a symbolic classic
Selected short stories by Franz Kafka( Book )

16 editions published between 1952 and 1993 in English and German and held by 2,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated by the estate of Donald S. Moore
The penal colony : stories and short pieces by Franz Kafka( Book )

34 editions published between 1948 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,741 WorldCat member 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 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First part of a trilogy based on the life of the Jewish historian
Power by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

57 editions published between 1926 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 913 WorldCat member 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 832 WorldCat member 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 823 WorldCat member 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 736 WorldCat member 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 720 WorldCat member 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 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ugly duchess by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

16 editions published between 1927 and 1951 in English and German and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical romance based on the life of Margaretha, Countess of Tyrol in the 14th century
Amerika by Franz Kafka( Book )

8 editions published between 1946 and 1996 in English and German and held by 543 WorldCat member 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."
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 497 WorldCat member 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 452 WorldCat member 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 432 WorldCat member 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 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Amerika by Franz Kafka( Book )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member 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
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 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richelieu and his age: by Carl Jacob Burckhardt( Book )

8 editions published in 1967 in English and German and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The trial
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The castleSelected short storiesThe penal colony : stories and short piecesThe sleepwalkers : a trilogyAmerikaThe metamorphosis, In the penal colony, and other storiesAmerika
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

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