WorldCat Identities

Muir, Willa 1890-1970

Overview
Works: 224 works in 920 publications in 4 languages and 24,829 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Short stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Humorous fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Allegories  Biography  Science fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author, Creator
Classifications: PT2621.A26, 833.91
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Willa Muir
The trial by Franz Kafka( Book )

100 editions published between 1925 and 2009 in English and German and held by 3,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bank clerk is arrested, but is unable to learn the charges against him. A year later, he is executed
The castle by Franz Kafka( Book )

78 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantasy novel, depicting human attempts to arrive closer to God, considered to be a symbolic classic
Selected short stories by Franz Kafka( Book )

3 editions published in 1952 in English and German and held by 1,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated by the estate of Donald S. Moore
The penal colony : stories and short pieces by Franz Kafka( Book )

29 editions published between 1948 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This powerful collection brings together all the stories Kafka allowed to be published during his lifetime"--Back cover
Amerika by Franz Kafka( Book )

31 editions published between 1938 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctorow in his new foreword. "Kafka made his first novel from his own mind's mythic elements," Doctorow explains, "and the research data that caught his eye were bent like light rays in a field of gravity."
Josephus by Flavius Josephus( Book )

22 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First part of a trilogy based on the life of the Jewish historian
The great wall of China : stories and reflections by Franz Kafka( Book )

17 editions published between 1933 and 1974 in English and German and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories, fables, and aphorisms, written between 1917 and 1924
The sleepwalkers : a trilogy by Hermann Broch( Book )

21 editions published between 1932 and 1996 in English and German and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broch's influential trilogy examines the "loneliness of the I" stemming from the collapse of any sustaining system of values, with three stories ranging from the aristocracy to the working classes in Germany during the years prior to the First World War
Living with ballads by Willa Muir( Book )

12 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richelieu : his rise to power by Carl Jacob Burckhardt( Book )

15 editions published between 1940 and 1967 in English and German and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Power by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

19 editions published between 1926 and 1932 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel is based on the life of an eighteenth-century Jewish banker, Joseph Süss Oppenheimer, who served as a financial adviser to the Duke of Württemberg and was persecuted after the Duke's death
Success, a novel by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

9 editions published between 1930 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ugly duchess by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

15 editions published between 1927 and 1951 in English and German and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical romance based on the life of Margaretha, Countess of Tyrol in the 14th century
The metamorphosis = Die Verwandlung by Franz Kafka( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in German and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin, a giant beetlelike insect, thus becoming an object of disgrace to his family, an outsider in his own home, an a quintessentially alienated man
The metamorphosis, In the penal colony, and other stories by Franz Kafka( Book )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and German and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of the best know novellas and stories of one of the seminal writers of the twentieth century
The Jew of Rome by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

6 editions published between 1935 and 1936 in English and German and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second volume of s trilogy based on the life of the Jewish historian
Mottke, the thief by Sholem Asch( Book )

8 editions published between 1935 and 1970 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The enigmatic czar; the life of Alexander I of Russia by Maurice Paléologue( Book )

9 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pretender by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

7 editions published between 1900 and 1938 in English and German and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ein genialer Streich, ein hintergründiger Racheakt, viel mehr war es nicht, als Senator Varro in den römischen Ostprovinzen den Kaiser Nero, elf Jahre nach dessen Tod, auferstehen ließ. ... Eine der grossen politischen Betrugsaffären der Weltgeschichte wird für Lion Feuchtwanger-im dritten Jahr der Nazidiktatur-zur Vorlage für eine grandiose Parodie auf das Triumvirat Hitler, Göring, Goebbles"--Page 4 of cover
The island of the great mother, or, The miracle of île des dames : a story from the Utopian archipelago by Gerhart Hauptmann( Book )

7 editions published between 1924 and 1925 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The trial
Alternative Names
Anderson, Wilhelmina Johnston.

Anderson, Willa.

Anderson Willa 1890-1970

Muir, W. J. A.

Muir, W. J. A. 1890-1970

Muir, W. J. A. (Wilhelmina Johnstone Anderson), 1890-1970

Muir, Wilhelmina Johnstone.

Muir Wilhelmina Johnstone 1890-1970

Muir, Wilhelmina Johnstone Anderson.

Muir, Wilhelmina Johnstone Anderson 1890-1970

Muir, Willa 1890-

Scott, Agnes Neill 1890-1970

Willa Muir British writer

Willa Muir Brits taalkundige (1890-1970)

Willa Muir schottische Schriftstellerin und Übersetzerin

Willa Muir Scottish novelist, essayist and translator

Languages
English (378)

German (38)

Spanish (2)

Chinese (1)

Covers
The castleThe penal colony : stories and short piecesAmerikaThe sleepwalkers : a trilogyThe metamorphosis, In the penal colony, and other stories