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Title:The Complete Stories
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Publisher:Schocken
ISBN:0805210555
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Number of Pages:486
Category:Fiction, Short stories, Classics, Literature, German literature, Philosophy

The Complete Stories by Franz Kafka, Nahum N. Glatzer, John Updike, Willa Muir, Edwin Muir, Tania Stern, James Stern, Ernst Kaiser, Eithne Wilkins

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Complete Stories The Complete Stories brings together all of Kafka s stories from the classic tales such as The Metamorphosis In the Penal Colony and A Hunger Artist to shorter pieces and fragments that Max Brod Kafka s literary executor released after Kafka s death With the exception of his three novels the whole of Kafka s narrative work is included in this volume penguinrandomhouse com .

Two Introductory parables Before the law Imperial message Longer stories Description of a struggle Wedding preparations in the country Judgment Metamorphosis In the penal colony Village schoolmaster The giant mole Blumfeld and elderly bachelor Warden of the tomb Country doctor Hunter Gracchus Hunter Gracchus A fragment Great Wall of China News of the building of the wall A fragment Report to an academy Report to an academy Two fragments Refusal Hunger artist Investigations of a dog Little woman The burrow Josephine the singer or the mouse folk Children on a country road The trees Clothes Excursion into the mountains Rejection The street window The tradesman Absent minded window gazing The way home Passers by On the tram Reflections for gentlemen jockeys The wish to be a red Indian Unhappiness Bachelor s ill luck Unmasking a confidence trickster The sudden walk Resolutions A dream Up in the gallery A fratricide The next village A visit to a mine Jackals and Arabs The bridge The bucket rider The new advocate An old manuscript The knock at the manor gate Eleven sons My neighbor A crossbreed A sport The cares of a family man A common confusion The truth about Sancho Panza The silence of the sirens Prometheus The city coat of arms Poseidon Fellowship At night The problem of our laws The conscripton of troops The test The vulture The helmsman The top A little fable Home coming First sorrow The departure Advocates The married couple Give it up On parables

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  • The Metamorphosis and Other Stories

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  • The Castle

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    This book Download ePub PDF eBook Online - Amerika - Kafka s first and funniest novel Amerika tells the story of the young immigrant Karl Rossmann who after an embarrassing sexual misadventure finds himself packed...

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  • The Metamorphosis, In the Penal Colony, and Other Stories: The Great Short Works of Franz Kafka

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  • In the Penal Colony

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  • A Hunger Artist

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The Metamorphosis and Other Stories, In the Penal Colony, The Castle, The Metamorphosis, In the Penal Colony, and Other Stories: The Great Short Works of Franz Kafka, Letter to His Father, The Complete Stories, The Metamorphosis, The Trial, Amerika, A Hunger Artist
Translated by PEN translation award winner Joachim Neugroschel i The Metamorphosis In the Penal Colony and Other Stories i 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, b Translated and with a preface by Mark Harman br b br Left unfinished by Kafka in and not published until two years after his death i The Castle i is the haunting tale of K s relentless unavailing struggle with an inscrutable authority in order to gain access to the Castle Scrupulously following the fluidity and breathlessness of the sparsely punctuated original manuscript Mark Harman s new translation reveals levels of comedy energy and visual power previously unknown to English language readers, As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect He was laying on his hard as it were armor plated back and when he lifted his head a little he could see his domelike brown belly divided into stiff arched segments on top of which the bed quilt could hardly keep in position and was about to slide off completely His numerous legs which were pitifully thin compared to the rest of his bulk waved helplessly before his eyes br br With this startling bizarre yet surprisingly funny first opening Kafka begins his masterpiece i The Metamorphosis i It is the story of a young man who transformed overnight into a giant beetle like 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 i The Metamorphosis i has taken its place as one of the most widely read and influential works of twentieth century fiction As W H Auden wrote Kafka is important to us because his predicament is the predicament of modern man, The last book published during Kafka s lifetime i A Hunger Artist i explores many of the themes that were close to him spiritual poverty asceticism futility and the alienation of the modern artist He edited the manuscript just before his death and these four stories are some of his best known and most powerful work marking his maturity as a writer In addition to First Sorrow A Little Woman and Josephine the Singer or the Mouse People is the title story A Hunger Artist which has been called by the critic Heinz Politzer a perfection a fatal fulfillment that expresses Kafka s desire for permanence The three volumes Twisted Spoon Press has published i Contemplation i i A Country Doctor i and i A Hunger Artist i are the collections of stories that Kafka had published during his lifetime Though each volume has its own distinctive character they have most often appeared in English in collected editions They are presented here as separate editions in new translations by Kevin Blahut each with its own illustrator from the Prague community