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The Trial By Kafka

  • 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
  • From its gripping first sentence onward, this novel exemplifies the term "Kafkaesque." Its darkly humorous narrative recounts a bank clerk's entrapment in a bureaucratic maze, based on an undisclosed charge.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012
  • A timeless tale of ordinary terror. Josef K?s thirty-fifth birthday begins with a knock on his door. Three sinister agents have arrived from an unidentified agency to arrest him for unidentified crimes. But this is no birthday prank ? this is life or death. So begins K?s dark descent into a waking nightmare of bizarre humiliations and compulsive procedures....

    Publisher : OBERON BOOKS Ltd
    published : 2015
  • The Trial is one of the central works of modern literature. This meticulous new translation includes the chapters Kafka left incomplete and is accompanied by a biographical preface, detailed introduction, chronology, bibliography and notes.

    Publisher : OUP Oxford
    published : 2009
  • HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.

    Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers
    published : 2015
  • 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
  • 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