Metamorphosis And Other Stories: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

byFranz KafkaTranslated byMichael Hofmann Introduction byMichael Hofmann

February 26, 2008|
Metamorphosis And Other Stories: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) by Franz Kafka
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A brilliant new translation of Kafka’s best-known work, published for the 125th anniversary of his birth
This collection of new translations brings together the small proportion of Kafka’s works that he thought worthy of publication. It includes Metamorphosis, his most famous work, an exploration of horrific transformation and alienation; Meditation, a collection of his earlier studies; The Judgement, written in a single night of frenzied creativity; The Stoker, the first chapter of a novel set in America and a fascinating occasional piece, The Aeroplanes at Brescia, Kafka’s eyewitness account of an air display in 1909. Together, these stories reveal the breadth of Kafka’s literary vision and the extraordinary imaginative depth of his thought.
Franz Kafka (1883-1924) Czech-born German-speaking writer. His major novels include The Trial (1925), The Castle (1926), and Amerika (1927).   Michael Hofmann (translator and introducer) has translated Joseph Roth, Hans Fallada, Herta Müller, Zoe Jenny, Wim Wenders, Wolfgang Koeppen, Durs Grünbein, and Franz Kafka. He is a professor o...
Title:Metamorphosis And Other Stories: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
Product dimensions:320 pages, 8.42 X 5.67 X 0.81 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 8.42 X 5.67 X 0.81 in
Published:February 26, 2008
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780143105244

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