Synopses & Reviews
Published together for the first time are selections from all Kafka's writings: The Metamorphosis, Josephine The Singer, plus his short stories, parables, and his personal diaries and letters.
Table of Contents
Introduction -- Chronology -- The metamorphosis -- The judgment -- The great wall of China -- A hunger artist -- The burrow -- Josephine the singer, or the mouse folk -- A fratricide -- The next village -- The bucket rider -- Prometheus -- Poseidon -- The problem of our laws -- A little fable -- Give it up! -- On parables -- An imperial message -- A country doctor -- The great wall and the tower of Babel -- Paradise -- The tower of Babel -- The pit of Babel -- Abraham -- Mount Sinai -- Before the law -- The coming of the Messiah -- The emperor -- The cell -- The tiger -- Couriers -- My destination -- Letter to his father -- Reflections on sin, pain, hope, and the true way -- The wish to be a Red Indian -- The truth about Sancho Panza -- The news of the building of the wall -- A report to an Academy -- Selections from Diaries, 1911-1923 -- Selections from Letters to Milena -- Selections from Letters to Felice -- Selections from Letters to friends.