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Muir, Willa 1890-1970

Overview
Works: 235 works in 1,006 publications in 4 languages and 24,902 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Allegories  Psychological fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Humorous fiction  Novels  Historical fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PT2621.A26, 833.912
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The trial by Franz Kafka( Book )

66 editions published between 1925 and 2009 in English and German and held by 2,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kafka's final work was left unfinished at the time of his 1924 death, and the original 1925 and subsequent editions were edited according to the standards of the day. This edition endeavors to restore the text as closely as possible to the original manuscript. In addition to the text, this volume includes a bibliography and a chronology of the author's life
The castle by Franz Kafka( Book )

87 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of land-surveyor K's obsessive attempts to reach the castle, illustrating man's struggle against bureaucracy
Selected short stories by Franz Kafka( Book )

4 editions published in 1952 in English and German and held by 1,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

31 editions published between 1948 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,767 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 )

33 editions published between 1938 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,003 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 Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

23 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First part of a trilogy based on the life of the Jewish historian
Power by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

62 editions published between 1926 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 910 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
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 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 1932 and 1996 in English and German and held by 796 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
The trial by Franz Kafka( Book )

51 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and German and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrates the experiences and reactions of a respectable bank functionary after his abrupt arrest on an undisclosed charge
Living with ballads by Willa Muir( Book )

14 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 743 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 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Armand Jean du Plessis, cardinal-duc de Richelieu et de Fronsac; 9 September 1585? 4 December 1642) was a French clergyman, noble and statesman. Consecrated as a bishop in 1608, he later entered politics, becoming a Secretary of State in 1616. Richelieu soon rose in both the Catholic Church and the French government, becoming a Cardinal in 1622, and King Louis XIII's chief minister in 1624. He remained in office until his death in 1642; he was succeeded by Cardinal Mazarin, whose career he had fostered."--Wikipedia
Success, a novel by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

9 editions published between 1930 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ugly duchess by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

16 editions published between 1927 and 1951 in English and German and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical romance based on the life of Margaretha, Countess of Tyrol in the 14th century
Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka( Book )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 544 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 Jew of Rome by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

7 editions published between 1935 and 1936 in English and German and held by 434 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 )

9 editions published between 1935 and 1970 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Amerika
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 Brits taalkundige (1890-1970)

Willa Muir schottische Schriftstellerin und Übersetzerin

Willa Muir Scottish novelist, essayist and translator

Languages
English (439)

German (43)

Spanish (2)

Chinese (1)

Covers
The castleThe penal colony : stories and short piecesAmerikaThe sleepwalkers : a trilogyThe trialMetamorphosis