The Trial: A New Translation Based On The Restored Text

deFranz Kafka

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25 mai 1999|
The Trial: A New Translation Based On The Restored Text de Franz Kafka
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Written in 1914, The Trial is one of the most important novels of the twentieth century: the terrifying tale of Josef K., a respectable bank officer who is suddenly and inexplicably arrested and must defend himself against a charge about which he can get no information. Whether read as an existential tale, a parable, or a prophecy of the excesses of modern bureaucracy wedded to the madness of totalitarianism, Kafka''s nightmare has resonated with chilling truth for generations of readers. This new edition is based upon the work of an international team of experts who have restored the text, the sequence of chapters, and their division to create a version that is as close as possible to the way the author left it.

In his brilliant translation, Breon Mitchell masterfully reproduces the distinctive poetics of Kafka''s prose, revealing a novel that is as full of energy and power as it was when it was first written.
Franz Kafka was born in 1883 in Prague, where he lived most of his life. During his lifetime, he published only a few short stories, including “The Metamorphosis,” “The Judgment,” and “The Stoker.” He died in 1924, before completing any of his full-length novels. At the end of his life, Kafka asked h...
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Titre :The Trial: A New Translation Based On The Restored Text
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :304 pages, 7.97 X 5.2 X 0.64 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :304 pages, 7.97 X 5.2 X 0.64 po
Publié le :25 mai 1999
Publié par :Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780805209990

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