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Muir, Edwin 1887-1959

Overview
Works: 644 works in 2,539 publications in 8 languages and 54,207 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Allegories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short stories  History  Biographies  Psychological fiction  Literature  Detective and mystery fiction  Novels 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Creator, Performer, Dedicatee, Annotator, tra, Author of introduction, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: PT2621.A26, 833.912
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Most widely held works by Edwin Muir
The trial by Franz Kafka( Book )

113 editions published between 1935 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 4,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The terrifying tale of Joseph K, a respectable functionary in a bank, who is suddenly arrested and must defend his innocence against a charge about which he can get no information. A nightmare vision of the excesses of modern bureaucracy wedded to the mad agendas of twentieth-century totalitarian regimes."
The castle by Franz KAFKA( Book )

97 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 3,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surrealistic novel whose shadowy characters and obscure events are said to reflect the condition of man in modern society
The structure of the novel by Edwin Muir( Book )

156 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to constructing a novel for budding writers by one of Scotland's finest poets. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork
Selected short stories of Franz Kafka by Franz Kafka( Book )

17 editions published between 1952 and 1993 in English and German and held by 1,950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 1948 and 1976 in English and German and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gift of Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut
Essays on literature and society by Edwin Muir( Book )

49 editions published between 1949 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amerika by Franz Kafka( Book )

8 editions published between 1940 and 2019 in English and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is the story of young Karl Rossman, who, following an incident involving a housemaid, is banished by his parents to America. With unquenchable optimism and in the company of two comic-sinister companions, he throws himself into misadventure, eventually heading towards Oklahoma, where a career in the theater beckons
Collected poems by Edwin Muir( Book )

82 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Edwin Muir is regarded as a poet who has added glory to the English language. He is also a poet of whom Scotland should always be proud, but his essential trait is the Orcadian viewpoint he brings to his verse - the remote islander, the boy from a primitive offshore community plunged into the industrialism of Glasgow, the realities of married life in Prague."
The estate of poetry by Edwin Muir( Book )

34 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josephus by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

26 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical novel about Josephus, Jewish historian
Power by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

62 editions published between 1926 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Court life of Wurtemberg in the period 1730-40
The sleepwalkers : a trilogy by Hermann Broch( Book )

17 editions published between 1932 and 1987 in English and German and held by 826 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
John Knox : portrait of a Calvinist by Edwin Muir( Book )

35 editions published between 1919 and 1972 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great wall of China : stories and reflections by Franz Kafka( Book )

15 editions published between 1933 and 1960 in 3 languages and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories, fables, and aphorisms, written between 1917 and 1924
The enigmatic czar : the life of Alexander I of Russia by Maurice Paléologue( Book )

12 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three cities : a trilogy by Sholem Asch( Book )

11 editions published between 1933 and 1943 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1940 and 1964 in English and German and held by 710 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 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unjust imprisonment of a man, in post-war Bavaria, and the many people affected by his sentence
Amerika by Franz Kafka( Book )

12 editions published between 1940 and 1996 in English and German and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kafka's first and funniest novel, Amerika tells the story of the young immigrant Karl Rossmann who, after an embarrassing sexual misadventure, finds himself "packed off to America" by his parents. Expected to redeem himself in this magical land of opportunity, young Karl is swept up instead in a whirlwind of dizzying reversals, strange escapades, and picaresque adventures
Transition : essays on contemporary literature by Edwin Muir( Book )

40 editions published between 1926 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The trial
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The castleThe structure of the novelSelected short stories of Franz KafkaAmerikaThe estate of poetryJosephusThe enigmatic czar : the life of Alexander I of RussiaAmerika
Alternative Names
Edwin Muir

Edwin Muir British poet, novelist and translator

Edwin Muir British poet, novelist and translator (1887-1959)

Edwin Muir Brits taalkundige (1887-1959)

Edwin Muir pisarz szkocki

Edwin Muir szkocki poeta, pisarz i tłumacz

Moore, Edward

Moore Edward (1887-1959)

Moore Edwin

Едвiн Мюiр

Эдвин Мюир

ادوين موير

إدوين موير، 1887-1959

애드윈 뮤어 스코틀랜드의 시인

エドウィン・ミュアー

ミュアー

ミュア, エドウィン

Languages
English (991)

German (17)

Spanish (3)

Portuguese (2)

Italian (2)

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Korean (1)

French (1)