WorldCat Identities

Muir, Willa 1890-1970

Overview
Works: 297 works in 1,178 publications in 2 languages and 26,232 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Allegories  Psychological fiction  History  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Detective and mystery fiction  Novels  Biographies  Parables 
Roles: Translator, Author, Contributor, Other, Editor, tra
Classifications: PT2621.A26, 833.912
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Most widely held works about Willa Muir
 
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Most widely held works by Willa Muir
The trial by Franz Kafka( Book )

124 editions published between 1935 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 3,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrates the experiences and reactions of a respectable bank functionary after his abrupt arrest on an undisclosed charge
The castle by Franz Kafka( Book )

99 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,110 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 )

17 editions published between 1952 and 1993 in English and German and held by 2,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

33 editions published between 1948 and 1976 in English and German and held by 1,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gift of Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut
Josephus by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

28 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josephus is the first part of Feuchtwanger's trilogy based on the life of the Jewish historian. This book covers the period from the time of Josephus' return to Rome in 64 AD to the fall of Jerusalem and his journey to Rome to begin a writing career. Josephus has been called the classic example of a "Mr. Facing-both-ways", a Jew who wished to be friends with the enemies of his people, the Romans; a man in all honesty trying to make the best of two worlds
Power by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

68 editions published between 1926 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 923 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 )

16 editions published between 1933 and 1974 in English and German and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories, fables, and aphorisms, written between 1917 and 1924
Living with ballads by Willa Muir( Book )

18 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of oral poetry from children's singing games to the great Scottish ballads
Three cities : a trilogy by Sholem Asch( Book )

10 editions published between 1933 and 1943 in English and Undetermined and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1940 and 1964 in English and German and held by 716 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 )

10 editions published between 1930 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unjust imprisonment of a man, in post-war Bavaria, and the many people affected by his sentence
The ugly duchess by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

16 editions published between 1927 and 1951 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1946 and 2019 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Kafka never visited America, images of its vast landscape, dangers, and opportunities inspired this saga of the "golden land." Here is a startlingly modern, fantastic and visionary tale of America "as a place no one has yet seen, in a historical period that can't be identified," writes E.L
Salvation by Sholem Asch( Book )

10 editions published between 1934 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a Jewish village set in an isolated region along the Vistula in Poland in the years following the retreat of Napoleon's armies
Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka( Book )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 534 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 sleepwalkers : a trilogy by Hermann Broch( Book )

20 editions published between 1932 and 1987 in English and German and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the lives of a young Prussian army officer, a Luxembourger bookkeeper, and an Alsatian wine dealer--each in a sense a sleepwalker, representing a panorama of German society and its progressive deterioration of values that culminated in its defeat at the end of World War I
The metamorphosis, In the penal colony, and other stories by Franz Kafka( Book )

9 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and German and held by 484 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 )

9 editions published between 1935 and 1936 in English and held by 428 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 415 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 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The trial
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The castleSelected short storiesAmerikaMetamorphosisThe metamorphosis, In the penal colony, and other stories
Alternative Names

controlled identityScott, Agness Neill

Anderson, Wilhelmina Johnston

Anderson, Willa

Anderson, Willa, 1890-

Anderson Willa 1890-1970

Muir, W. J. A.

Muir, W. J. A. 1890-1970

Muir, W. J. A. (Wilhelmina Johnstone Anderson)

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

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

Muir, Wilhelmina Johnstone.

Muir, Wilhelmina Johnstone, 1890-

Muir Wilhelmina Johnstone 1890-1970

Muir, Wilhelmina Johnstone Anderson

Muir, Wilhelmina Johnstone Anderson 1890-1970

Muir, Willa 1890-

Scott, Agnes Neill 1890-1970

W. J. A.(Wilhelmina Johnstone Anderson) Muir

Willa Muir Brits taalkundige (1890-1970)

Willa Muir schottische Schriftstellerin und Übersetzerin

Willa Muir Scottish novelist, essayist and translator

Willa Muir shkrimtare

ويلا موير

Languages
English (515)

German (28)