Franz Kafka’s 1915 novella of nightmarish transformation became a worldwide classic and remains a century later one of the most widely read works of fiction in the world. This new and acclaimed translation is accompanied by possible inspirations and critical analysis of Gregor Samsa’s strange story. This Norton Critical Edition includes: Susan Bernofskys acclaimed new translation, along with her Translators Note. Introductory materials and explanatory footnotes by Mark M. Anderson. Three illustrations. Related texts by Kafka, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Rainer Maria Rilke, among others. Eight critical essays by Gnther Anders, Walter H. Sokel, Nina Pelikan Straus, Mark M. Anderson, Elizabeth Boa, Carolin Duttlinger, Kri Driscoll, and Dan Miron. A Chronology and a Selected Bibliography.
Additional ISBNs: 9780393923209, 0393923207, 9780393523140, 0393523144