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Metamorphisis, Penal Colony, and Other Stories

Metamorphisis, Penal Colony, and Other Stories - rev edition

ISBN13: 978-0684800707

Cover of Metamorphisis, Penal Colony, and Other Stories  REV 00 (ISBN 978-0684800707)
ISBN13: 978-0684800707
ISBN10: 0684800705
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: REV 00
Publisher: Charles Scribner's & Sons
Published: 2000
International: No

List price: $16.00

Metamorphisis, Penal Colony, and Other Stories - REV 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-0684800707

Franz Kafka

ISBN13: 978-0684800707
ISBN10: 0684800705
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: REV 00
Publisher: Charles Scribner's & Sons

Published: 2000
International: No
Summary

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.''

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Early Stories p. 1
Conversation with the Worshiper p. 3
Conversation with the Drunk p. 12
Great Noise p. 17
Contemplation p. 19
Children on the Highway p. 21
Exposing a City Slicker p. 26
The Sudden Stroll p. 29
Decisions p. 31
The Outing in the Mountains p. 32
The Bachelor's Unhappiness p. 33
The Businessman p. 34
Absently Gazing Out p. 37
The Way Home p. 38
The People Running By p. 39
The Passenger p. 40
Frocks p. 42
The Rejection p. 43
Reflections for Amateur Jockeys p. 44
The Window Facing the Street p. 46
The Wish to Be an Indian p. 47
The Trees p. 48
Unhappiness p. 49
The Judgment p. 55
The Stoker p. 73
The Metamorphosis p. 115
In the Penal Colony p. 189
A Country Doctor p. 231
The New Lawyer p. 233
A Country Doctor p. 235
Up in the Gallery p. 244
An Ancient Manuscript p. 246
Before the Law p. 249
Jackals and Arabs p. 252
A Visit to the Mine p. 258
The Next Village p. 262
An Imperial Message p. 263
The Anxiety of the Head of Family p. 265
Eleven Sons p. 268
A Fratricide p. 275
A Dream p. 278
A Report for an Academy p. 281
First Sorrow p. 295
The Hunger Artist p. 301
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