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The Resource The metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka ; translated and edited by Stanley Corngold

The metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka ; translated and edited by Stanley Corngold

Label
The metamorphosis
Title
The metamorphosis
Statement of responsibility
by Franz Kafka ; translated and edited by Stanley Corngold
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel about a man who finds himself transformed into a huge insect, and the effects of this change upon his life. This is a fantastic horror story about a hapless man who is turned into an insect. When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin. With this startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly funny first sentence, Kafka begins his masterpiece, The Metamorphosis. It is the story of a young man who, transformed overnight into a giant beetlelike insect, becomes an object of disgrace to his family, an outsider in his own home, a quintessentially alienated man. A harrowing -- though absurdly comic -- meditation on human feelings of inadequacy, guilt, and isolation, The Metamorphosis has taken its place as one of the most widely read and influential works of twentieth-century fiction
Member of
Cataloging source
MCS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1883-1924
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kafka, Franz
Dewey number
833/.912
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT2621.A26
LC item number
V413 x, 1986
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
PT 2621 .A26
NLM item number
K11m 1972
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Corngold, Stanley
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kafka, Franz
  • Kafka, Franz
  • Metamorphosis
  • Literature, Modern
Label
The metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka ; translated and edited by Stanley Corngold
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Die Verwandlung
  • Contains letters by Kafka, diary entries and 10 critical essays
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
Introduction / Stanley Corngold -- The Metamorphosis / [Franz Kafka] ; translated by Stanley Corngold -- Note on the text -- EXPLANATORY NOTES TO THE TEXT -- DOCUMENTS -- Letter by Franz Kafka to Max Brod, October 8, 1912 -- Sokel's comments -- Two conversations between Kafka and Gustav Janouch, 1920-1923 -- Kafka to his father, November 1919 -- Entries in Kafka's diaries -- CRITICAL ESSAYS -- Franz Kafka / Wilhelm Emrich -- Kafka's obscurity / Ralph Freedman -- The making of allegory / Edwin Honig -- Kafka's conception (Thematik) of being / Max Bense -- Kafka's fantasy of punishment / Hellmut Kaiser -- Franz Kafka's "Metamorphosis" as a death and resurrection fantasy / Peter Dow Webster -- Education for tragedy / Walter H. Sokel -- The Writer, Franz Kafka / Friedrich Beissner -- Kafka, the poet / Friedrich Beissner -- Commentary -- "The Metamorphosis" / Hellmut Richter
Control code
19329446
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
Bantam classic ed.
Extent
xxii, 201 pages
Isbn
9780553213690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)19329446
Label
The metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka ; translated and edited by Stanley Corngold
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Die Verwandlung
  • Contains letters by Kafka, diary entries and 10 critical essays
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
Introduction / Stanley Corngold -- The Metamorphosis / [Franz Kafka] ; translated by Stanley Corngold -- Note on the text -- EXPLANATORY NOTES TO THE TEXT -- DOCUMENTS -- Letter by Franz Kafka to Max Brod, October 8, 1912 -- Sokel's comments -- Two conversations between Kafka and Gustav Janouch, 1920-1923 -- Kafka to his father, November 1919 -- Entries in Kafka's diaries -- CRITICAL ESSAYS -- Franz Kafka / Wilhelm Emrich -- Kafka's obscurity / Ralph Freedman -- The making of allegory / Edwin Honig -- Kafka's conception (Thematik) of being / Max Bense -- Kafka's fantasy of punishment / Hellmut Kaiser -- Franz Kafka's "Metamorphosis" as a death and resurrection fantasy / Peter Dow Webster -- Education for tragedy / Walter H. Sokel -- The Writer, Franz Kafka / Friedrich Beissner -- Kafka, the poet / Friedrich Beissner -- Commentary -- "The Metamorphosis" / Hellmut Richter
Control code
19329446
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
Bantam classic ed.
Extent
xxii, 201 pages
Isbn
9780553213690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)19329446

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