By (author) Franz Kafka
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Collected Stories by Franz Kafka
Book Description(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Franz Kafka s imagination so far outstripped the forms and conventions of the literary tradition he inherited that he was forced to turn that tradition inside out in order to tell his splendid, mysterious tales. Scrupulously naturalistic on the surface, uncanny in their depths, these stories represent the achieved art of a modern master who had the gift of making our problematic spiritual life palpable and real.This edition of his stories includes all his available shorter fiction in a collection edited, arranged, and introduced by Gabriel Josipovici in ways that bring out the writer s extraordinary range and intensity of vision.Translated by Willa and Edwin Muir"
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780679423034
(210mm x 133mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Everyman's Library USA
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 31-Oct-1993
Country of Publication: United States
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A collection of translations that brings together the small proportion of the author's works that he himself thought worthy of publication.
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Author Biography - Franz Kafka
Franz Kafkawas born in Prague in 1883 and died of tuberculosis in a sanatorium near Vienna in 1924. After earning a law degree in 1906, he worked for most of his adult life at the Worker's Accident Insurance Institute in Prague. Only a small portion of Kafka's writings were published during his lifetime. He left instructions for his friend and literary executor Max Brod to destroy all of his unpublished work after his death, instructions Brod famously ignored."
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