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The Metamorphosis

The Metamorphosis Book
Author : Franz Kafka
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2015-11-26
ISBN : 9781519548672
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Franz Kafka (3 July 1883 - 3 June 1924) was one of the greatest writers of the 20th century, but almost nobody was aware of his writing until after his death. Kafka did not intend for his unpublished work to come out after his death, but his wishes were ignored, to the world's benefit. Kafka's work is so profound and unique that the term "Kafkaesque" is now a part of the English language, a reference to surreal distortions and amazing complexities.

Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis Book
Author : Franz Kafka
Publisher : Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd
Release : 2021-03-19
ISBN : 939096024X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Franz Kafka, the author has very nicely narrated the story of Gregou Samsa who wakes up one day to discover that he has metamorphosed into a bug. The book concerns itself with the themes of alienation and existentialism. The author has written many important stories, including ‘The Judgement’, and much of his novels ‘Amerika’, ‘The Castle’, ‘The Hunger Artist’. Many of his stories were published during his lifetime but many were not. Over the course of the 1920s and 30s Kafka’s works were published and translated instantly becoming landmarks of twentieth-century literature. Ironically, the story ends on an optimistic note, as the family puts itself back together. The style of the book epitomizes Kafka’s writing. Kafka very interestingly, used to present an impossible situation, such as a man’s transformation into an insect, and develop the story from there with perfect realism and intense attention to detail. The Metamorphosis is an autobiographical piece of writing, and we find that parts of the story reflect Kafka’s own life.

Metamorphosis and Other Stories

Metamorphosis and Other Stories Book
Author : Franz Kafka
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release : 2008-10-02
ISBN : 0141900024
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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.

The Metamorphosis

The Metamorphosis Book
Author : Franz Kafka
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release : 2022-10-01
ISBN : 0393523144
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download The Metamorphosis book written by Franz Kafka, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Metamorphoses

Metamorphoses Book
Author : Ovid
Publisher : Signet Book
Release : 1960
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ovid's magnificent panorama of the Greek and Roman myths-presented by a noted poet, scholar, and critic. Prized through the ages for its splendor and its savage, sophisticated wit, The Metamorphoses is a masterpiece of Western culture-the first attempt to link all the Greek myths, before and after Homer, in a cohesive whole, to the Roman myths of Ovid's day. Horace Gregory, in this modern translation, turns his own poetic gifts toward a deft reconstruction of Ovid's ancient themes, using contemporary idiom to bring to today's reader all the ageless drama and psychological truths vividly intact.

The Metamorphosis

The Metamorphosis Book
Author : Franz Kafka,Charles Dizenzo
Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
Release : 1977
ISBN : 9780822207511
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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-- Presents the most important 20th-century criticism on major works from The Odyssey through modern literature-- The critical essays reflect a variety of schools of criticism-- Contains critical biographies, notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and an index Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

The Metamorphosis of Prime Intellect

The Metamorphosis of Prime Intellect Book
Author : Roger Williams
Publisher : Lulu.com
Release : 2006-09
ISBN : 1411602196
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In a time not far from our own, Lawrence sets out simply to build an artifical intelligence that can pass as human, and finds himself instead with one that can pass as a god. Taking the Three Laws of Robotics literally, Prime Intellect makes every human immortal and provides instantly for every stated human desire. Caroline finds no meaning in this life of purposeless ease, and forgets her emptiness only in moments of violent and profane exhibitionism. At turns shocking and humorous, "Prime Intellect" looks unflinchingly at extremes of human behavior that might emerge when all limits are removed. An international Internet phenomenon, "Prime Intellect" has been downloaded more than 10,000 times since its free release in January 2003. It has been read and discussed in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Slovenia, South Africa, and other countries. This Lulu edition is your chance to own "Prime Intellect" in conventional book form.

The Complete Stories

The Complete Stories Book
Author : Flannery O'Connor
Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
Release : 2019-05-07
ISBN : 0735253838
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction, these thirty-one powerful and disturbing stories cement Flannery O'Connor as one of the preeminent fiction writers of the twentieth century. This collection includes twelve stories that did not appear in the two story collections O'Connor put together in her lifetime. This collection includes the following short stories: "The Geranium" "The Barber" "Wildcat" "The Crop" "The Turkey" "The Train" "The Peeler" "The Heart of the Park" "A Stroke of Good Fortune" "Enoch and the Gorilla" "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" "A Late Encounter with the Enemy" "The Life You Save May Be Your Own" "The River" "A Circle in the Fire" "The Displaced Person" "A Temple of the Holy Ghost" "The Artificial Nigger" "Good Country People" "You Can't Be Any Poorer Than Dead" "Greeleaf" "A View of the Woods" "The Enduring Chill" "The Comforts of Home" "Everything That Rises Must Converge" "The Partridge Festival" "The Lame Shall Enter First" "Why Do the Heathen Rage" "Revelation" "Parker's Back" "Judgement Day" Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved.

The World is a Text Writing About Visual and Popular Culture

The World is a Text  Writing About Visual and Popular Culture Book
Author : Jonathan Silverman,Dean Rader
Publisher : Broadview Press
Release : 2018-06-25
ISBN : 1554813794
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Wherever we look today, popular culture greets us with “texts” that make implicit arguments; this book helps students to think and write critically about these texts. The World Is a Text teaches critical reading, writing, and argument in the context of pop-culture and visual examples, showing students how to “read” everyday objects and visual texts with basic semiotics. The book shows how texts of all kinds, from a painting to a university building to a pair of sneakers, make complex arguments through their use of signs and symbols, and shows students how to make these arguments in their own essays. This new edition is rich with images, real-world examples, writing and discussion prompts, and examples of academic and student writing. The first part of the book is a rhetoric covering argumentation, research, the writing process, and adapting from high-school to college writing, while the second part explores writing about specific cultural topics. Notes, instruction, and advice about research are woven into the text, with research instruction closely tied to the topic being discussed. New to the updated compact edition are chapters on fashion, sports, and nature and the environment.

7 best short stories Absurdist

7 best short stories   Absurdist Book
Author : August Nemo,H. P. Lovecraft,Daniil Kharms,Franz Kafka
Publisher : Tacet Books
Release : 2020-05-12
ISBN : 3967998452
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Absurdist fiction is a genre of fictional narrative (traditionally, literary fiction), most often in the form of a novel, play, poem, or film, that focuses on the experiences of characters in situations where they cannot find any inherent purpose in life, most often represented by ultimately meaningless actions and events that call into question the certainty of existential concepts such as truth or value. The critic Augst Nemo selected seven short stories of the absurd for his appreciation: - A Country Doctor by Franz Kafka - In the Penal Colony by Franz Kafka - Before the Law by Franz Kafka - Ex Oblivione by H. P. Lovecraft - Andrey Semyonovich by Daniil Kharms - A sonnet by Daniil Kharms - Symphony no. 2 by Daniil Kharms For more books with interesting themes, be sure to check the other books in this collection!

The Metamorphosis

The Metamorphosis Book
Author : Franz Kafka
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2020-08-08
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"The Metamorphosis" (original German title: "Die Verwandlung") is a short novel by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915. It is often cited as one of the seminal works of fiction of the 20th century and is widely studied in colleges and universities across the western world. The story begins with a traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, waking to find himself transformed into an insect. This hugely influential work inspired George Orwell, Albert Camus, Jorge Louis Borges, and Ray Bradbury, while continuing to unsettle millions of readers. 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," "Amerika", "The Trial", and "The Stoker." He died in 1924, before completing any of his full-length novels. At the end of his life, Kafka asked his lifelong friend and literary executor Max Brod to burn all his unpublished work. Brod overrode those wishes.

The Metamorphosis in the Penal Colony and Other Stori

The Metamorphosis  in the Penal Colony and Other Stori Book
Author : Franz Kafka
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2010-06-15
ISBN : 1439144591
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 accessible to a whole new generation. This classic collection of forty-one great short works -- including such timeless pieces of modern fiction as "The Judgment" and "The Stoker" -- now includes two new stories, "First Sorrow" and "The Hunger Artist."

The Metamorphosis of the World

The Metamorphosis of the World Book
Author : Ulrich Beck
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2016-09-02
ISBN : 0745690254
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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We live in a world that is increasingly difficult to understand. It is not just changing: it is metamorphosing. Change implies that some things change but other things remain the same capitalism changes, but some aspects of capitalism remain as they always were. Metamorphosis implies a much more radical transformation in which the old certainties of modern society are falling away and something quite new is emerging. To grasp this metamorphosis of the world it is necessary to explore the new beginnings, to focus on what is emerging from the old and seek to grasp future structures and norms in the turmoil of the present. Take climate change: much of the debate about climate change has focused on whether or not it is really happening, and if it is, what we can do to stop or contain it. But this emphasis on solutions blinds us to the fact that climate change is an agent of metamorphosis. It has already altered our way of being in the world the way we live in the world, think about the world and seek to act upon the world through our actions and politics. Rising sea levels are creating new landscapes of inequality drawing new world maps whose key lines are not traditional boundaries between nation-states but elevations above sea level. It is creating an entirely different way of conceptualizing the world and our chances of survival within it. The theory of metamorphosis goes beyond theory of world risk society: it is not about the negative side effects of goods but the positive side effects of bads. They produce normative horizons of common goods and propel us beyond the national frame towards a cosmopolitan outlook.

The Metamorphosis

The Metamorphosis Book
Author : Franz Kafka
Publisher : Les Prairies Numeriques
Release : 2020-11-28
ISBN : 9782382744123
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Metamorphosis (German: Die Verwandlung) is a novella written by Franz Kafka which was first published in 1915. One of Kafka's best-known works, The Metamorphosis tells the story of salesman Gregor Samsa who wakes one morning to find himself inexplicably transformed into a huge insect (German ungeheures Ungeziefer, literally "monstrous vermin"), subsequently struggling to adjust to this new condition. The novella has been widely discussed among literary critics, with differing interpretations being offered.PLOTGregor Samsa wakes up one morning to find himself transformed into a "monstrous vermin". He initially considers the transformation to be temporary and slowly ponders the consequences of this metamorphosis. Unable to get up and leave the bed, Gregor reflects on his job as a traveling salesman and cloth merchant, which he characterizes as an exhausting and never-ending traffic. He sees his employer as a despot and would quickly quit his job were he not his family's sole breadwinner and working off his bankrupt father's debts. While trying to move, Gregor finds that his office manager, the chief clerk, has shown up to check on him, indignant about Gregor's unexcused absence. Gregor attempts to communicate with both the manager and his family, but all they can hear from behind the door is incomprehensible vocalizations. Gregor laboriously drags himself across the floor and opens the door. The manager, upon seeing the transformed Gregor, flees the apartment. Gregor's family is horrified, and his father drives him back into his room under the threat of violence.With Gregor's unexpected incapacitation, the family is deprived of their financial stability. Although Gregor's sister Grete now shies away from the sight of him, she takes to supplying him with food, which they find he can only eat rotten. Gregor begins to accept his new identity and begins crawling on the floor, walls and ceiling. Discovering Gregor's new pastime, Grete decides to remove some of the furniture to give Gregor more space. She and her mother begin taking furniture away, but Gregor finds their actions deeply distressing. He desperately tries to save a particularly-loved portrait on the wall of a woman clad in fur. His mother loses consciousness at the sight of Gregor clinging to the image to protect it. As Grete rushes to assist her mother, Gregor follows her and is hurt by a medicine bottle falling on his face. His father returns home from work and angrily hurls apples at Gregor. One of them is lodged into a sensitive spot in his back and severely wounds him.Gregor suffers from his injuries for several weeks and takes very little food. He is increasingly neglected by his family and his room becomes used for storage. To secure their livelihood, the family takes three tenants into their apartment. The cleaning lady alleviates Gregor's isolation by leaving his door open for him on the evenings that the tenants eat out. One day, his door is left open despite the presence of the tenants. Gregor, attracted by Grete's violin-playing in the living room, crawls out of his room and is spotted by the unsuspecting tenants, who complain about the apartment's unhygienic conditions and cancel their tenancy. Grete, who has by now become tired of taking care of Gregor and is realizing the burden his existence puts on each one in the family, tells her parents they must get rid of "it", or they will all be ruined. Gregor, understanding that he is no longer wanted, dies of starvation before the next sunrise. The relieved and optimistic family take a tram ride out to the countryside, and decide to move to a smaller apartment to further save money. During this short trip, Mr. and Mrs.

The Metamorphosis Thrift Study Edition

The Metamorphosis Thrift Study Edition Book
Author : Franz Kafka
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Release : 2013-01-15
ISBN : 0486112683
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Includes the unabridged text of Kafka's classic novella plus a complete study guide that features chapter-by-chapter summaries, explanations and discussions of the plot, question-and-answer sections, author biography, historical background, and more.

The Metamorphosis

The Metamorphosis Book
Author : Franz Kafka
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release : 1996-02-17
ISBN : 0393347095
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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When Gregor Samsa awakens one morning, he discovers that he has changed into a giant dung beetle.

Mini The Metamorphosis

Mini The Metamorphosis Book
Author : Brua Sildon
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2021-02-12
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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ILLUSTRATED CHILDREN'S STORY ADAPTED FROM FRANZ KAFKA'S BEST-SELLING BOOK. (Available in Spanish as "La Metamorfosis Mini".) Gregor Samsa is a child who wakes up one morning having turned into... a dinosaur? A robot? Or maybe an insect? Little Samsa feels rejected and different from the others. He wants to do and try new things but, most of all, he wants to be happy. The mini version has been adapted for boys and girls ages 4 to 8, and has very colorful, inventive illustrations. Perfect for discovering universal classics - with children as protagonists. ***** Shall we start the collection? ***** READER COMMENTS: "Impressive adaptation with gorgeous illustrations." "Original and different." "Beautifully crafted." "Adapting these important books for such young children is a great idea." "A classic for literature lovers, placing great thoughts within reach of little ones." ***** Please share your comments with us! ***** "Other children's books in the Diminimini collection" Mini Wuthering Heights (adaptation of Emily Brontë's book). Mini Crime and Punishment (adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's book).

The Metamorphosis Annotated

The Metamorphosis Annotated Book
Author : Franz Kafka
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2021-01-03
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Metamorphosis is a novella written by Franz Kafka which was first published in 1915. One of Kafka best known works, The Metamorphosis tells the story of salesman Gregor Samsa who wakes one morning to find himself inexplicably transformed into a huge insect subsequently struggling to adjust to this new condition. The novella has been widely discussed among literary critics, with differing interpretations being offered.

Metamorphosis and The Trial Collins Classics

Metamorphosis and The Trial  Collins Classics  Book
Author : Franz Kafka
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Release : 2015-05-10
ISBN : 0008110573
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.

Blackass

Blackass Book
Author : A. Igoni Barrett
Publisher : Graywolf Press
Release : 2016-03-01
ISBN : 1555979262
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Furo Wariboko, a young Nigerian, awakes the morning before a job interview to find that he's been transformed into a white man. In this condition he plunges into the bustle of Lagos to make his fortune. With his red hair, green eyes, and pale skin, it seems he's been completely changed. Well, almost. There is the matter of his family, his accent, his name. Oh, and his black ass. Furo must quickly learn to navigate a world made unfamiliar and deal with those who would use him for their own purposes. Taken in by a young woman called Syreeta and pursued by a writer named Igoni, Furo lands his first-ever job, adopts a new name, and soon finds himself evolving in unanticipated ways. A. Igoni Barrett's Blackass is a fierce comic satire that touches on everything from race to social media while at the same time questioning the values society places on us simply by virtue of the way we look. As he did in Love Is Power, or Something Like That, Barrett brilliantly depicts life in contemporary Nigeria and details the double-dealing and code-switching that are implicit in everyday business. But it's Furo's search for an identity--one deeper than skin--that leads to the final unraveling of his own carefully constructed story.