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Bound Man, the (1951) [Short Story]
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A man wakes up and finds he has been robbed and tied up in rope, but loosely enough that he can still move. He joins a circus, where he becomes an act alongside the wild animals, clowns, and tightrope walkers.

Originally published in Der neue Rundschau, 1951.

Original title: Der Gefesselte
Original languages: German

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Bound Man and Other Stories, the (1953) [Collection]
      Author: Ilse Aichinger
     Great German Short Stories (1960) [Anthology]
      Authors: Franz Kafka , Thomas Mann , Heinrich Böll , Rainer Maria Rilke , Gottfried Keller , Gottfried Benn , Hugo von Hofmannsthal , Heinrich von Kleist , Ilse Aichinger , Georg Heym , Wolfgang Hildesheimer , Heinz Huber , Georg Büchner , Adalbert Stifter , Robert Walser , Hans Erich Nossack , Gerd Gaiser
     Art of the Tale, the (1986) [Anthology]
      Authors: Graham Greene , Milan Kundera , Albert Camus , Yasunari Kawabata , Samuel Beckett , Heinrich Böll , Patrick White , Isaac Bashevis Singer , Naguib Mahfouz , Nadine Gordimer , Bernard Malamud , Jean Stafford , Eudora Welty , John Cheever , John Updike , Peter Taylor , Richard Ford , Truman Capote , Donald Barthelme , Gabriel García Márquez , Chinua Achebe , Yukio Mishima , Margaret Atwood , Vladimir Nabokov , Doris Lessing , Joyce Carol Oates , T.C. (Thomas Coraghessan) Boyle , Paul Bowles , Julio Cortázar , Ian McEwan , Italo Calvino , Flannery O'Connor , Jorge Luis Borges , Tobias Wolff , Frank O'Connor , Isak Dinesen , Raymond Carver , William Trevor , Carlos Fuentes , Mario Vargas Llosa , V. S. Pritchett , Harold Brodkey , E.L. Doctorow , Ingeborg Bachmann , Michel Tournier , James Baldwin , Grace Paley , Edna O'Brien , Ilse Aichinger , Alberto Moravia , Wolfgang Hildesheimer , Tommaso Landolfi , Cynthia Ozick , Leon Rooke , Dino Buzzati , William H. Gass , Nathalie Sarraute , Alain Robbe-Grillet , Tadeusz Borowski , Russell Banks , Mohammed Mrabet , Wolfgang Borchert , Luisa Valenzuela , Leonard Michaels , Cesare Pavese , Amos Oz , Susan Sontag , Ann Beattie , Vasily Askenov , Abdeslam Boulaich , Guy Davenport , Stanley Elkin , Mavis Gallant , Natalia Ginzburg , William Maxwell , R.K. Narayan , James Purdy , Mercè Rodoreda , Juan Rulfo , Richard Wright , Richard Yates , Robert Coover
     Contemporary German Fiction (1996) [Anthology]
      Authors: Sten Nadolny , Günter Kunert , Christoph Meckel , Ilse Aichinger , Thomas Brasch , Marie Luise Kaschnitz , Wolfdietrich Schnurre , Reinhard Lettau , Jurek Becker , Hans Bender , Peter Bichsel , Wolfgang Borchert , Hans Christoph Buch , Hans J. Fröhlich , Martin Grzimek , Hannah Johansen , Barbara König , Gerhard Köpf , Angelika Meckel , Christa Reinig , Gabriele Wohmann , Siegfried Lenz

Edition #1: The Bound Man

The Bound Man (1956)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edition: English translation
Translated by: Eric Mosbacher
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