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The Trial By Franz Kafka

The Trial
by Franz Kafka

From the first sentence onwards, Josef K. is on trial for his very existence in a novel which is infinitely perceptive about the nature of terror. Idris Parry introduces his new translation, based on the accurate German text established by Malcolm Pasley.
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The Trial Summary


The Trial by Franz Kafka

From the first sentence onwards, Josef K. is on trial for his very existence in a novel which is infinitely perceptive about the nature of terror. Idris Parry introduces his new translation, based on the accurate German text established by Malcolm Pasley, with an essay in which he points to the autobiographical elements in "The Trial", in particular Kafka's broken engagement to Felice Bauer.

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The Trial Reviews


"Kafka's 'legalese' is alchemically fused with a prose of great verve and intense readability." --James Rolleston, professor of Germanic languages and literatures, Duke University "Breon Mitchell's translation is an accomplishment of the highest order that will honor Kafka far into the twenty-first century."--Walter Abish, author of How German Is It

Table of Contents


Arrest - Conversation with Frau Grubach - Then Fraulein Burstner; First Examination; In the Empty Assembly Hall - The Student - The Offices; B.'s Friend; The Whipper; The Uncle - Leni; Advocate - Manufacturer - Painter; Merchant Block - Dismissal of the Advocate; In the Cathedral; End.

Additional information

GOR001232804
The Trial by Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1994-06-30
208
0140186220
9780140186222
N/A
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