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The Resource The metamorphosis and other stories, Franz Kafka ; translated by Ian Johnston ; with an introduction by Paul Johnson Byrne

The metamorphosis and other stories, Franz Kafka ; translated by Ian Johnston ; with an introduction by Paul Johnson Byrne

Label
The metamorphosis and other stories
Title
The metamorphosis and other stories
Statement of responsibility
Franz Kafka ; translated by Ian Johnston ; with an introduction by Paul Johnson Byrne
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Author
Translator
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
A man awakens to find himself transformed into a giant vermin; a performer starves himself to death as a circus attraction; a fiendish engine of capital punishment engraves the letter of the law into the body of the condemned. Such are the nightmare scenarios that emerge in the short stories of Franz Kafka, one of the twentieth century's most formative, mystifying literary figures. Though immediate in their impact, Kafka's stories invite endless angles of interpretation, from Freudian psychology and existentialist philosophy to animal studies. This volume presents "The Metamorphosis"--Together with several other of Kafka's best and best-known stories-in a nuanced, clear, and powerful translation by Ian Johnston
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Cataloging source
NLC
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1883-1924
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Kafka, Franz
Dewey number
833/.912
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the German
LC call number
PT2621.A26
LC item number
A6 2016
Literary form
short stories
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 1938-
  • 1883-1924
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  • Johnston, Ian
  • Byrne, Paul Johnson
  • Kafka, Franz
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  • Kafka, Franz
  • Alienation (Social psychology)
  • Short stories, Austrian
  • Kafka, Franz
  • Alienation (Social psychology)
  • Short stories, Austrian
Label
The metamorphosis and other stories, Franz Kafka ; translated by Ian Johnston ; with an introduction by Paul Johnson Byrne
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translation of selected short stories by Franz Kafka, including Die verwandlung
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Before the law -- The metamorphosis -- A report for an academy -- An imperial message -- In the penal colony -- A hunger artist -- In context. A. Kafka's life and writing ; B. Philosophical and literary contexts ; C. Hagenbeck and the Modern Zoo ; D. Hunger artists
Control code
898088499
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
165 pages
Isbn
9781554812240
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015298117
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)898088499
Label
The metamorphosis and other stories, Franz Kafka ; translated by Ian Johnston ; with an introduction by Paul Johnson Byrne
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translation of selected short stories by Franz Kafka, including Die verwandlung
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Before the law -- The metamorphosis -- A report for an academy -- An imperial message -- In the penal colony -- A hunger artist -- In context. A. Kafka's life and writing ; B. Philosophical and literary contexts ; C. Hagenbeck and the Modern Zoo ; D. Hunger artists
Control code
898088499
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
165 pages
Isbn
9781554812240
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015298117
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)898088499

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