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Corngold, Stanley

Overview
Works: 43 works in 221 publications in 3 languages and 11,856 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  History  Fictional autobiographies  Biography  Romance fiction  Pastoral fiction  Novellas  Readers (Publications) 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Contributor, Honoree, Dedicatee, Creator, Speaker
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Most widely held works by Stanley Corngold
Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka( Book )

33 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and held by 1,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writings by and about Kafka and textual notes accompany his translations of his early-twentieth-century work
The commentators' despair : the interpretation of Kafka's Metamorphosis by Stanley Corngold( Book )

9 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fate of the self : German writers and French theory by Stanley Corngold( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franz Kafka : the office writings by Franz Kafka( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Franz Kafka: The Office Writings brings together for the first time in English Kafka's most interesting professional writings, composed during his years as a high-ranking lawyer with the largest Workmen's Accident Insurance Institute in the Czech Lands of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Franz Kafka (1883-1924) is commonly recognized as the greatest German prose writer of the twentieth century. It is less well known that he had an established legal career. Kafka's briefs reveal him to be a canny bureaucrat, sharp litigator, and innovative thinker on the social, political, and legal issues of his time. His official preoccupations inspired many of the themes and strategies of the novels and stories he wrote at night. These documents include articles on workmen's compensation and workplace safety; appeals for the founding of a psychiatric hospital for shell-shocked veterans; and letters arguing relentlessly for a salary adequate to his merit. In adjudicating disputes, promoting legislative programs, and investigating workplace sites, Kafka's writings teem with details about the bureaucracy and technology of his day, such as spa elevators in Marienbad, the challenge of the automobile, and the perils of excavating in quarries while drunk. Beautifully translated, with valuable commentary by two of the world's leading Kafka scholars and one of America's most eminent civil rights lawyers, the documents cast rich light on the man and the writer, and offer new insights to lovers of Kafka's novels and stories
Franz Kafka : the necessity of form by Stanley Corngold( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lambent traces : Franz Kafka by Stanley Corngold( Book )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Lambent Traces: Franz Kafka, the American critic and translator of Franz Kafka traces the implications of Kafka's literary breakthrough. Kafka's first concern was not his responsibility to his culture but to his fate as literature, which he pursued by exploring "the limits of the human." At the same time, he kept his transcendental longings sober by noting - with incomparable irony - their virtual impossibility."
The sufferings of young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first great "confessional" novel, this is a story of unrequited love, drawing on personal experience. Werther, a sensitive young man, falls in love with Lotte, knowing she is to marry another. Unable to subdue his passion, Werther's infatuation torments him to the point of despair
Complex pleasure : forms of feeling in German literature by Stanley Corngold( Book )

10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the same time, through the deftness, range and surprise of its execution, the book itself conveys complex pleasure. The reader will also find fascinating, hitherto untranslated material by Nietzsche ("On Moods") and Kafka (important sections from his journals and from his unfinished novel The Boy Who Sank Out of Sight)
Kafka's selected stories : new translations, backgrounds and contexts, criticism by Franz Kafka( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on translations by leading Kafka scholar, this work includes twenty-nine stories, which accompanies annotations. The extracts from his letters, diaries and conversations offer a glimpse of Kafka's creative process. It covers ten essays on the major stories from a range of voices
Franz Kafka : the ghosts in the machine by Stanley Corngold( Book )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspekte der Goethezeit by Stanley Corngold( Book )

15 editions published in 1977 in German and English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kafka for the twenty-first century by Stanley Corngold( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and German and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franz Kafka's literary career began in the first decade of the twentieth century and produced some of the most fascinating and influential works in all of modern European literature. Now, a hundred years later, the concerns of a new century call for a look at the challenges facing Kafka scholarship in the decades ahead: What more can we hope to learn about the context in which Kafka wrote? How does understanding that context affect how we read his stories? What are the consequences of new critical editions that offer unprecedented access to Kafka's works in manuscript form? How does our v
Literary paternity, literary friendship : essays in honor of Stanley Corngold( Book )

10 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Borrowed lives by Stanley Corngold( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ausgewählte Prosa by Max Frisch( Book )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Mann, 1875-1955 by Stanley Corngold( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and German and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As part of Pegasos, Kuunsankosken Kaupunginkirjasto of Finland presents a biographical sketch about the German novelist Thomas Mann (1875-1955). Mann also wrote essays and critical works. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1929. Some of Mann's works include "Death in Venice" (1912), "The Magic Mountain" (1924), "Early Sorrow" (1926), "The Tables of the Law" (1944), and "The Black Swan" (1953)
The faith of a heretic by Walter Kaufmann( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Originally published in 1959, The Faith of a Heretic is the most personal statement of the beliefs of Nietzsche biographer and translator Walter Kaufmann. A first-rate philosopher in his own right, Kaufmann here provides the fullest account of his views on religion. Although he considered himself a heretic, he was not immune to the wellsprings and impulses from which religion originates, declaring it among the most vital and radical expressions of the human mind. Beginning with an autobiographical prologue that traces his evolution from religious believer to "heretic," the book touches on theology, organized religion, morality, suffering, and death--all examined from the perspective of a "quest for honesty." Kaufmann also subjects philosophy's faith in truth, reason, and absolute morality to the same heretical treatment. The resulting exploration of the faiths of a nonbeliever in a secular age is as fresh and challenging as when it was first published"--Page 4 of cover
Der Erste Weltkrieg auf dem deutsch-europäischen Literaturfeld by Bernd Neumann( Book )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vorwiegend die Literatur in den Blick nehmend, die im zeitlichen Kern- wie Nahbereich des Weltkrieges entstand, verfolgt dieser Band eine interkulturelle Zielsetzung. So wie der Große Krieg nicht zuletzt ein europäisches Phänomen war, verbindet sich mit der Untersuchung des deutschen Kulturkreises ein Herangehen, das den thematischen Fokus weitet und die nationalen Grenzen überwindet. Innerhalb der einzelnen Beiträge, in denen die deutschsprachige Literatur einen festen Bezugspunkt bildet, wird dem Aspekt der Interkulturalität in differierender Ausprägung entsprochen. Dadurch ergibt sich ein Gesamtbild, mit dem sich, neben dem Leitmotiv der Angst, die Absicht der politischen Instrumentalisierung zeigt, als Begeisterung, die auch nicht in der Zwischenkriegszeit verstummte
The intelligible mood: a study of aesthetic consciousness in Rousseau and Kant by Stanley Corngold( Book )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Mann, l875-l955 by Stanley Corngold( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Corngold, Stanley A.

Corngold, Stanley A. 1934-

Corngold, Stanley Alan 1934-

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The fate of the self : German writers and French theoryFranz Kafka : the office writingsLambent traces : Franz KafkaThe sufferings of young WertherComplex pleasure : forms of feeling in German literatureKafka's selected stories : new translations, backgrounds and contexts, criticismKafka for the twenty-first centuryLiterary paternity, literary friendship : essays in honor of Stanley Corngold