Brought together in one volume by Max Brod, Kafka's close friend, editor and biographer, the pieces here include all those...

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THE PENAL COLONY

Brought together in one volume by Max Brod, Kafka's close friend, editor and biographer, the pieces here include all those Kafka intended for publication. The collection contains short stories, many in fable form, three critical pieces, and two of his major stories- Metamorphosis which Vanguard republished in 1946, and In The Penal Colony which has had only a Partisan Review appearance in this country until now. Once again here are Kafka's strange half-worlds of illusion and irrational dream landscapes his concept of man with his inherent fears and guilts, his laconic humor and his projection of phenomena both terrible and terrifying... For his exclusive following, this volume which is one in the Schocken series which included the Brod biography and the diaries.

Pub Date: Dec. 6, 1948

ISBN: 1412812925

Page Count: -

Publisher: Schocken

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Dec. 1, 1948