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The metamorphosis : translation, backgrounds and contexts, criticism

Author: Franz Kafka; Stanley Corngold
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1996.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
A novel about a man who finds himself transformed into a huge insect, and the effects of this change upon his life.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Short stories
Named Person: Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Franz Kafka; Stanley Corngold
ISBN: 0393967972 9780393967975
OCLC Number: 33079796
Description: xi, 218 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The text of The metamorphosis --
Kafka's manuscript revisions --
from Wedding preparations in the country / Franz Kafka --
Letters and diaries --
from Conversations with Kafka / Gustav Janouch --
Kafka's The metamorphosis : metamorphosis of the metaphor / Stanley Corngold --
Elements of Jewish folklore in Kafka's Metamorphosis / Iris Bruce --
Transforming Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis / Nina Pelikan Straus --
Competing theories of identity in Kafka's The metamorphosis / Kevin W. Sweeney --
Sliding down the evolutionary ladder? : aesthetic autonomy in The metamorphosis / Mark M. Anderson --
The metamorphosis : the long journey into print / Hartmut Binder --
Kafka's Metamorphosis and the writing of abjection / Eric Santner --
Franz Kafka : a chronology.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Other Titles: Verwandlung.
Responsibility: Franz Kafka ; translated and edited by Stanley Corngold.


Franz Kafka's 1915 masterpiece is presented in this Norton Critical Edition in the acclaimed translation by Stanley Corngold based on the definitive German edition.  Read more...


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