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The Metamorphosis: 0 Paperback – Illustrated, 30 July 2015

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  • ASIN : 0393923207
  • Publisher : *Norton agency titles; 1st edition (30 July 2015)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 352 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 9780393923209
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0393923209
  • Dimensions : 12.95 x 1.52 x 21.59 cm
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Vibrant . . . preserves the comedy as well as the tragedy of Kafka's text.

Distinguishes itself from previous translations in its first sentence.

This is the transforming text for you.--Richard Howard

About the Author

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) was one of the most important writers of the twentieth century. His major novels include The Trial, The Castle, and Amerika

Mark M. Anderson is Professor of Germanic Languages at Columbia University. He is the author of Kafka's Clothes and the editor of Reading Kafka. He has written widely on literary modernism and has edited and translated contemporary Austrian writers Ingeborg Bachmann and Thomas Bernhard.

Susan Bernofsky is the acclaimed translator of Hermann Hesse, Robert Walser, and Jenny Erpenbeck, and the recipient of many awards, including the Helen and Kurt Wolff Prize and the Hermann Hesse Translation Prize. She teaches literary translation at Columbia University and lives in New York.

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