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The Resource The metamorphosis : a new translation, texts and contexts, criticism, Franz Kafka ; translated by Susan Bernofsky, Columbia University ; edited by Mark M. Anderson, Columbia University

The metamorphosis : a new translation, texts and contexts, criticism, Franz Kafka ; translated by Susan Bernofsky, Columbia University ; edited by Mark M. Anderson, Columbia University

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The metamorphosis : a new translation, texts and contexts, criticism
Title
The metamorphosis
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a new translation, texts and contexts, criticism
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Franz Kafka ; translated by Susan Bernofsky, Columbia University ; edited by Mark M. Anderson, Columbia University
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Summary
"Franz Kafka 1915 novella of unexplained horror and nightmarish transformation became a worldwide classic and remains a century later one of the most widely read works of fiction in the world. The Metamorphosis is the story of traveling salesman Gregor Samsa, who wakes one morning to find himself transformed into a monstrous insect. In her new translation of Kafka masterpiece, Susan Bernofsky strives to capture both the humor and the humanity in this macabre tale, underscoring the ways in which Gregor Samsa's grotesque metamorphosis is just the physical manifestation of his longstanding spiritual impoverishment. Mark Anderson's critical apparatus brings together a wide variety of analyses of the existential story, ranging from the psychological vantages of Sacher-Masoch and Nietzsche to focuses of Kafka relationship to animals, Judaism, and photographs. Along with snippets of Kafka letters and diary entries concerning The Metamorphosis, a chronology and selected bibliography are also included"--
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1883-1924
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Kafka, Franz
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no index present
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Translated from the German
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non fiction
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  • Bernofsky, Susan
  • Anderson, Mark M.
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A Norton critical edition
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Kafka, Franz
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The metamorphosis : a new translation, texts and contexts, criticism, Franz Kafka ; translated by Susan Bernofsky, Columbia University ; edited by Mark M. Anderson, Columbia University
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Translated from the German
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-210)
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text
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txt
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Contents
Preface -- Translator's note -- The text of The Metamorphosis -- Texts and contexts. Kafka. From Wedding preparations in the country ; Kafka, Max Brod and editors on The Metamorphosis -- Kafka's contemporaries. Leopold von Sacher-Masoch: From Venus in furs ; Friedrich Nietzsche: From On the use and abuse of history, From Thus Spoke Zarathustra ; Hugo von Hofmannsthal: From [The Lord Chandos letter] ; Rainer Maria Rilke: Der Panther, The panther, Archaïscher Torso Apollos, Archaic torso of Apollo ; Johannes V. Jensen: The Condignog ; Jakob von Uexkiill: From The environment and inner world of animals -- Criticism. Günther Anders: From Franz Kafka ; Walter H. Sokel: Kafka's "Metamorphosis" : rebellion and punishment ; Nina Pelikan Straus: Transforming Franz Kafka's "Metamorphosis" ; Mark M. Anderson: Sliding down the evolutionary ladder? Aesthetic autonomy in The Metamorphosis ; Elizabeth Boa: Creepy-crawlies : The Metamorphosis and Gilman's The yellow wall-paper ; Carolin Duttlinger: From Photographic metamorphoses ; Kari Driscoll: (A) is for animal : speech and voice in Ovid and Kafka ; Dan Miron: [A few raisins and almonds] -- Kafka: a chronology
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 210 pages
Isbn
9780393923209
Lccn
2015013869
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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40025421509
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illustrations
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  • (OCoLC)910009129
  • (OCoLC)ocn910009129
  • 841683
Label
The metamorphosis : a new translation, texts and contexts, criticism, Franz Kafka ; translated by Susan Bernofsky, Columbia University ; edited by Mark M. Anderson, Columbia University
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translated from the German
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-210)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Translator's note -- The text of The Metamorphosis -- Texts and contexts. Kafka. From Wedding preparations in the country ; Kafka, Max Brod and editors on The Metamorphosis -- Kafka's contemporaries. Leopold von Sacher-Masoch: From Venus in furs ; Friedrich Nietzsche: From On the use and abuse of history, From Thus Spoke Zarathustra ; Hugo von Hofmannsthal: From [The Lord Chandos letter] ; Rainer Maria Rilke: Der Panther, The panther, Archaïscher Torso Apollos, Archaic torso of Apollo ; Johannes V. Jensen: The Condignog ; Jakob von Uexkiill: From The environment and inner world of animals -- Criticism. Günther Anders: From Franz Kafka ; Walter H. Sokel: Kafka's "Metamorphosis" : rebellion and punishment ; Nina Pelikan Straus: Transforming Franz Kafka's "Metamorphosis" ; Mark M. Anderson: Sliding down the evolutionary ladder? Aesthetic autonomy in The Metamorphosis ; Elizabeth Boa: Creepy-crawlies : The Metamorphosis and Gilman's The yellow wall-paper ; Carolin Duttlinger: From Photographic metamorphoses ; Kari Driscoll: (A) is for animal : speech and voice in Ovid and Kafka ; Dan Miron: [A few raisins and almonds] -- Kafka: a chronology
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 210 pages
Isbn
9780393923209
Lccn
2015013869
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40025421509
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)910009129
  • (OCoLC)ocn910009129
  • 841683

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