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Book Information: Metamorphosis, the

Metamorphosis, the (1915) [Novella]
by Franz Kafka Rating: Weighted - 7.9 / Average - 7.9 of 10 (117 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

The ordinary, unremarkable life of the Samsas is turned into a six-legged nightmare when their son Gregor emerges one morning transformed into a monstrous insect. As revulsion turns to resentment, strange things start to happen to the Samsa family.

Originally published in the monthly Die Weissen Blätter, October 1915;
Reprinted in the series Der jüngste Tag, volumes XXII-XXIII, Leipzig: Kurt Wolff Verlag, 1915.

Original title: Die Verwandlung
Alternative titles: The Transformation
Original languages: German

Quotes:

Genre: FictionFantasyLiterary Fantasy

This work has been adapted as the following works :
     Insect Dreams (2002) [Novel]
      Author: Marc Estrin
     Anxious Pleasures (2007) [Novel]
      Author: Lance Olsen
This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Penal Colony: Stories and Short Pieces, the (1948) [Collection]
      Author: Franz Kafka
     German Stories and Tales (1954) [Anthology]
      Authors: Franz Kafka , Thomas Mann , Hermann Hesse , Gottfried Keller , Hugo von Hofmannsthal , Clemens Brentano , Arthur Schnitzler , Hermann Broch , Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach , Ernst Weiss , Adalbert Stifter , Jakob Wassermann , Johann Peter Hebel , Moritz Heimann , Alexander Lernet-Holenia , Hermann Kesten
     Basic Kafka, the (1979) [Collection]
      Author: Franz Kafka
     Sons, the (1989) [Collection]
      Author: Franz Kafka
     Transformation and Other Stories, the (1992) [Collection]
      Author: Franz Kafka
     Metamorphosis and Other Stories, the (2003) [Collection]
      Author: Franz Kafka

Edition #1: Metamorphosis, the

Metamorphosis, the (1996)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Stanley Appelbaum
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Manifested in:

The Metamorphosis (1996)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Dover Thrift Editions
ISBN: 9780486290300
Dimensions: 5.18 x 8.34 x 0.3
Pages: 96

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Edition #2: Metamorphosis, the

Metamorphosis, the (1915)
Edition Details (IBList user synopsis):

Includes excerpts from Kafka's letters, as well as critical essays on "The Metamporphosis."

Language: English

Translated by: Stanley Corngold
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Manifested in:

Metamorphosis, the (1915)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bantam Classics
ISBN: 0553213695
Dimensions: 4.2 x 6.8 x 0.5
Pages: 201

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