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The metamorphosis [electronic resource].

Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924 (Author). Corngold, Stanley. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781518933080 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1518933084 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (2:hr., 8: min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Author's Republic : 2016.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Bob Neufeld.
Summary, etc.: "When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin." With this startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly funny first sentence, Franz Kafka begins his masterpiece, The Metamorphosis. It is the story of a young man who, transformed overnight into a giant beetlelike insect, becomes an object of disgrace to his family, an outsider in his own home, a quintessentially alienated man. A harrowing-though absurdly comic-meditation on human feelings of inadequacy, guilt, and isolation, The Metamorphosis has taken its place as one of the most widely read and influential works of twentieth-century fiction.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924. Verwandlung.
Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924 > Criticism and interpretation.
Metamorphosis > Fiction.
Genre: Black humor (Literature)

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