9780486290300

The Metamorphosis and Other Stories

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  • ISBN13:

    9780486290300

  • ISBN10:

    0486290301

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/12/1996
  • Publisher: Dover Publications

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Summary

Superb collection by modern master explores the complexity, anxiety and futility of modern life. Excellent new English translations of the title story (considered by many critics Kafka's most perfect work), plus "The Judgment," "In the Penal Colony," "A Country Doctor" and "A Report to an Academy." Note.

Table of Contents

The Judgment ("Das Urteil"; better translation of title, "The Sentence"; written night of Sept. 22/23, 1912; first pub. in the annual magazine Arkadia, Leipzig, 1913; first book pub., Kurt Wolff Verlag, Leipzig, 1916)
1(10)
The Metamorphosis ("Die Verwandlung"; alternate translation of title, "The Transformation"; written Nov. 17-Dec. 6, 1912; first pub. in the monthly Die weissen Blatter, Leipzig, Oct. 1915; first book pub., Kurt Wolff Verlag, Leipzig, 1915)
11(42)
In the Penal Colony ("In der Strafkolonie"; written mid-Oct. 1914; first pub. as book, Kurt Wolff Verlag, Leipzig, 1919)
53(23)
A Country Doctor ("Ein Landarzt"; written in the winter of 1916/1917, completed by the end of Feb. 1917; first pub. in the almanac Die neue Dichtung, Leipzig, 1918; first book pub. in collected vol. Ein Landarzt, Kurt Wolff Verlag, Munich and and Leipzig, 1919)
76(5)
A Report to an Academy ("Ein Bericht fur eine Akademie"; composition finished by Apr. 22, 1917; first pub. in the monthly Der Jude, Berlin and Vienna, Nov. 1917; first book pub. in collected vol. Ein Landarzt, Kurt Wolff Verlag, Munich and Leipzig, 1919)

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