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The Metamorphisis, in the Penal Colony, and Other Stories: With Two New Stories

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Translated by PEN translation award-winner Joachim Neugroschel, The Metamorphosis, In the Penal Colony, and Other Stories has garnered critical acclaim and is widely recognized as the preeminent English-language anthology of Kafka's stories. These translations illuminate one of this century's most controversial writers and have made Kafka's work accessible to a whole new generation. This classic collection of forty-one great short works — including such timeless pieces of modern fiction as "The Judgment" and "The Stoker" — now includes two new stories, "First Sorrow" and "The Hunger Artist." 

Synopsis:

Translated by PEN translation award-winner Joachim Neugroschel, The Metamorphosis, In the Penal Colony, and Other Stories has garnered critical acclaim and is widely recognized as the preeminent English-language anthology of Kafka's stories. These translations illuminate one of this century's most controversial writers and have made Kafka's work accessible to a whole new generation. This classic collection of forty-one great short works — including such timeless pieces of modern fiction as "The Judgment" and "The Stoker" — now includes two new stories, "First Sorrow" and "The Hunger Artist."

About the Author

Franz Kafka was born in Prague in 1883, where he lived until his death in 1924. Widely esteemed as one of the twentieth century's most important writers, he is the author of the novels The Trial and The Castle.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Introduction Joachim Neugroschel

The Early Stories

Conversation with the Worshiper

Conversation with the Drunk

Great Noise

Contemplation

Children on the Highway

Exposing a City Slicker

The Sudden Stroll

Decisions

The Outing in the Mountains

The Bachelor's Unhappiness

The Businessman

Absently Gazing Out

The Way Home

The People Running By

The Passenger

Frocks

The Rejection

Reflections for Amateur Jockeys

The Window Facing the Street

The Wish to Be an Indian

The Trees

Unhappiness

The Judgment

The Stoker

The Metamorphosis

In the Penal Colony

A Country Doctor

The New Lawyer

A Country Doctor

Up in the Gallery

An Ancient Manuscript

Before the Law

Jackals and Arabs

A Visit to the Mine

The Next Village

An Imperial Message

The Anxiety of the Head of Family

Eleven Sons

A Fratricide

A Dream

A Report for an Academy

First Sorrow

The Hunger Artist

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684800707
Author:
Kafka, Franz
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Translator:
Neugroschel, Joachim
Author:
Neugroschel, Joach
Author:
Neugroschel, Joachim
Author:
Neugroschel, Joa
Author:
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Author:
Joachim N
Author:
eugroschel
Author:
chim
Location:
New York
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Continental european fiction (fictional works
Subject:
Kafka, Franz
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
ARTEP 63-002-30-MTP
Publication Date:
May 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 in 10.395 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Translated by PEN translation award-winner Joachim Neugroschel, The Metamorphosis, In the Penal Colony, and Other Stories has garnered critical acclaim and is widely recognized as the preeminent English-language anthology of Kafka's stories. These translations illuminate one of this century's most controversial writers and have made Kafka's work accessible to a whole new generation. This classic collection of forty-one great short works — including such timeless pieces of modern fiction as "The Judgment" and "The Stoker" — now includes two new stories, "First Sorrow" and "The Hunger Artist."
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