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Muir, Edwin 1887-1959

Overview
Works: 602 works in 2,293 publications in 6 languages and 46,978 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Allegories  Biography  Short stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Literature  History  Biographies  Novels 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Creator, Performer, Dedicatee, Other, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Contributor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PT2621.A26, 833.912
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Most widely held works by Edwin Muir
The trial by Franz Kafka( Book )

99 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and German and held by 3,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

83 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in English and German and held by 2,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of land-surveyor K's obsessive attempts to reach the castle, illustrating man's struggle against bureaucracy
The structure of the novel by Edwin Muir( Book )

154 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,058 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 by Franz Kafka( Book )

15 editions published between 1952 and 1993 in English and German and held by 2,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1948 and 2000 in English and German and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

58 editions published between 1949 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems by Edwin Muir( Book )

77 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The estate of poetry by Edwin Muir( Book )

33 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amerika : the man who disappeared by Franz Kafka( Book )

10 editions published between 1946 and 1996 in English and German and held by 1,060 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. Although Kafka never visited America, images of its vast landscape, dangers, and opportunities inspired this saga of the "golden land."
Josephus by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

20 editions published between 1932 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First part of a trilogy based on the life of the Jewish historian
The sleepwalkers : a trilogy by Hermann Broch( Book )

18 editions published between 1932 and 1996 in English and German and held by 817 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
John Knox : portrait of a Calvinist by Edwin Muir( Book )

32 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 )

14 editions published between 1933 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories, fables, and aphorisms, written between 1917 and 1924
Power by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

32 editions published between 1926 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 758 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
Richelieu : his rise to power by Carl Jacob Burckhardt( Book )

19 editions published between 1940 and 1964 in English and German and held by 718 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 )

8 editions published between 1930 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transition; essays on contemporary literature by Edwin Muir( Book )

35 editions published between 1926 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One foot in Eden by Edwin Muir( Book )

22 editions published between 1941 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems, 1921-1951 by Edwin Muir( Book )

30 editions published between 1947 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ugly duchess by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

13 editions published between 1927 and 1951 in English and German and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical romance based on the life of Margaretha, Countess of Tyrol in the 14th century
 
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The trial
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The castleSelected short storiesThe penal colony : stories and short piecesCollected poemsThe estate of poetryAmerika : the man who disappearedThe sleepwalkers : a trilogyCollected poems, 1921-1951
Alternative Names
Edwin Muir

Edwin Muir British poet, novelist and translator

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

エドウィン・ミュアー

ミュアー

ミュア, エドウィン

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