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Published: 12 April 2012

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780199600922

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A Hunger Artist and Other Stories

Franz Kafka
Joyce Crick and Ritchie Robertson

Oxford World's Classics

  • A unique anthology of Kafka's stories and other short pieces by prize-winning translator Joyce Crick, with invaluable introduction, notes, and other editorial material by Kafka scholar Ritchie Robertson.
  • Brings together Kafka's two published collections of short stories, A Country Doctor: Little Tales and A Hunger Artist: Four Stories together with other texts published during his lifetime and a selection of posthumously published material.
  • The stories are among Kafka's best-known, haunting and compelling satires on the human condition, on art and artists, and on life itself, which complement his major fictions.
  • The only short-story edition to provide a full introduction and explanatory notes, which probe the meanings and accomplishments of these enigmatic works.
  • A Biographical Preface provides an account of Kafka's life against the context of his time.
  • Up-to-date bibliography and chronology of the author.

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