Kafka's Selected Stories / Edition 1

Kafka's Selected Stories / Edition 1

by Franz Kafka
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0393924793

ISBN-13: 9780393924794

Pub. Date: 11/01/2005

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

In 1945, W. H. Auden remarked that Kafka stands in the same relation to his century as Shakespeare does to his—Kafka is the representative of the twentieth century, the poet who gives it its voice.
This Norton Critical Edition is based on new translations by leading Kafka scholar and translator Stanley Corngold. Thirty stories are included, accompanied by

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In 1945, W. H. Auden remarked that Kafka stands in the same relation to his century as Shakespeare does to his—Kafka is the representative of the twentieth century, the poet who gives it its voice.
This Norton Critical Edition is based on new translations by leading Kafka scholar and translator Stanley Corngold. Thirty stories are included, accompanied by detailed annotations. "Backgrounds and Contexts" offers a glimpse of Kafka’s creative process through extracts from his letters, diaries, and conversations. "Criticism" collects ten essays on the major stories by Stanley Corngold, Danielle Allen, Walter Hinderer, Walter Sokel, Nicola Gess, Vivian Liska, Benno Wagner, John A. Hargraves, and Gerhard Kurz. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393924794
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Series:
Norton Critical Editions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
362
Sales rank:
622,492
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

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