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Metamorphosis
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Uniform Title:
Published:
[New York] : The Vanguard press, inc., c1946.
Physical Desc:
98 pages : ill. ; 23 cm.
Lexile measure:
1340L
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"Translated, edited, and with an Introduction by Stanley Corngold Featuring essays by Philip Roth, W. H Auden, and Walter Benjamin "When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin." With this startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly funny first sentence, Franz Kafka begins his masterpiece, The Metamorphosis. It is the story of a young man who, transformed overnight into a giant beetlelike insect, becomes an object of disgrace to his family, an outsider in his own home, a quintessentially alienated man. A harrowing--though absurdly comic--meditation on human feelings of inadequacy, guilt, and isolation, The Metamorphosis has taken its place as one of the most widely read and influential works of twentieth-century fiction. This Modern Library edition collects Stanley Corngold's acclaimed English translation--long hailed as the gold standard by scholars and general readers alike--along with six critical essays by writers including Philip Roth, W. H. Auden, and Walter Benjamin, background and contextual material, and a new Introduction from Corngold himself"--

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Language:
English
Lexile measure:
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"Translated by A. L. Lloyd."

Citations

APA Citation (style guide)

Kafka, F., & Lloyd, A. L. 1. (1946). Metamorphosis. [New York], The Vanguard press, inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924 and A. L. 1908-1982. Lloyd. 1946. Metamorphosis. [New York], The Vanguard press, inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924 and A. L. 1908-1982. Lloyd, Metamorphosis. [New York], The Vanguard press, inc, 1946.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Kafka, Franz and A. L. 1908-1982 Lloyd. Metamorphosis. [New York], The Vanguard press, inc, 1946.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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