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In The Penal Colony By Franz Kafka

  • Translated by PEN translation award-winner Joachim Neugroschel, The Metamorphosis, In the Penal Colony, and Other Stories has garnered critical acclaim and is widely recognized as the preeminent English-language anthology of Kafka's stories. These translations illuminate one of this century's most controversial writers and have made Kafka's work...

    Publisher : Touchstone
    published : 2010
  • Because of their ethnic identity, Latinas sometimes face discrimination in the United States. Latinas are additionally oppressed because of their gender?because they are women, they hold a subordinate position in patriarchal Latino culture. The oppression of Latinas is maintained through various cultural mechanisms, which sustain power relations based...

    Publisher : ABC-CLIO
    published : 2000
  • The Complete Stories brings together all of Kafka?s stories, from the classic tales such as ?The Metamorphosis,? ?In the Penal Colony,? and ?A Hunger Artist? to shorter pieces and fragments that Max Brod, Kafka?s literary executor, released after Kafka?s death. With the exception of his three novels, the whole of Kafka?s narrative work is included...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2012
  • 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...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2012
  • This collection brings together the stories that Kafka allowed to be published during his lifetime. To Max Brod, his literary executor, he wrote: ?Of all my writings the only books that can stand are these.? From the Trade Paperback edition.

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2009
  • I have only one request," Kafka wrote to his publisher Kurt Wolff in 1913. "'The Stoker,' 'The Metamorphosis,' and 'The Judgment' belong together, both inwardly and outwardly. There is an obvious connection among the three, and, even more important, a secret one, for which reason I would be reluctant to forego the chance of having them published together...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2009
  • Translated and with a preface by Mark Harman Left unfinished by Kafka in 1922 and not published until 1926, two years after his death, The Castle is the haunting tale of K.?s relentless, unavailing struggle with an inscrutable authority in order to gain access to the Castle. Scrupulously following the fluidity and breathlessness of the sparsely...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2012
  • Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work. When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling...

    Publisher : Simon & Schuster
    published : 2014
  • These diaries cover the years 1910 to 1923, the year before Kafka?s death at the age of forty. They provide a penetrating look into life in Prague and into Kafka?s accounts of his dreams, his feelings for the father he worshipped and the woman he could not bring himself to marry, his sense of guilt, and his feelings of being an outcast. They offer...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2009
  • Excellent new English translations of title story (considered by many critics Kafka's most perfect work), plus "The Judgment," "In the Penal Colony," "A Country Doctor," and "A Report to an Academy." Note.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012