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Title: Der Jäger Gracchus Title Record # 1261343
Author: Franz Kafka
Date: 1931-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Der Jäger Gracchus
Language: German
Note: A fix-up likely done by Max Brod of four of Kafka's fragments drawn from 'Oktavheft B'
Synopsis: The story presents a boat carrying the long-dead Hunter Gracchus as it arrives at a port. The mayor of Riva enters the boat and inside he meets Gracchus, who gives him an account of his death while hunting, and explains that he is destined to wander aimlessly and eternally over the seas.
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Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1993Shorter than the parent title, as this version doesn't publish the part marked by Kafka for deletion
"Oktavheft B" [Zwei Knaben saßen auf der Quaimauer ...]
Year Language Title
1933Translated by Willa Muir and Edwin Muir
English The Hunter Gracchus
1959Translator uncredited or unknown.
Portuguese O caçador Gracchus
1973Written in the first half of 1917, the story was published posthumously in Beim Bau der Chinesischen Mauer (Berlin, 1931). The first English translation by Willa and Edwin Muir was published by Martin Secker in London in 1933.
English The Hunter Gracchus: Four Fragments
1987 Romanian
Vânătorul Grachus?Vanatorul Grachus
1993Translated by Mike Mitchell.
English Gracchus the Huntsman
2003Translated by José Rafael Hernández Arias.
Spanish El cazador Gracchus

Publications

Displaying all variants and translations • Do not display translationsDo not display variants or translations

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Beim Bau der Chinesischen Mauer 1931-00-00 Franz Kafka Kiepenheuer      
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Great Wall of China and Other Pieces 1933-00-00 Franz Kafka Martin Secker     xvi+
285+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Beschreibung eines Kampfes: Novellen • Skizzen • Aphorismen: Aus dem Nachlaß 1936-00-00 Franz Kafka Mercy (Franz Kafka: Gesammelte Schriften #5)   RM 4.50 319
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Strange to Tell: Stories of the Marvelous and Mysterious 1946-00-00 ed. Marjorie Fischer, Rolfe Humphries Julian Messner   $3.75 xxi+
532
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Beschreibung eines Kampfes: Novellen, Skizzen, Aphorismen: Aus dem Nachlaß 1946-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books (Franz Kafka: Gesammelte Schriften #5)     336
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Great Wall of China: Stories and Reflections 1946-10-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books     xix+
307
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Parables in German and English 1947-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books     127
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Great Wall of China: Stories and Reflections 1948-03-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books     xix+
307
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Worlds Beyond, December 1950 1950-12-00 ed. Damon Knight Hillman Periodicals, Inc.   $0.25 132
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Paul Callé Checkmark
Selected Stories of Franz Kafka 1952-00-00 Franz Kafka Modern Library 283 $1.45 xxii+
328
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Selected Short Stories of Franz Kafka 1952-00-00 Franz Kafka Modern Library     xxii+
328
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Beschreibung eines Kampfes: Novellen • Skizzen • Aphorismen: Aus dem Nachlaß 1954-00-00 Franz Kafka S. Fischer (Franz Kafka: Gesammelte Werke)   DM 15.80 355
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Os Melhores Contos Fantásticos 1959-00-00 ed. Eurico da Costa Arcádia (Colecção "Antologia" #6)     178
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Santiago Areal Checkmark
Parables and Paradoxes / Parabeln und Paradoxe 1961-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books sb 12 $1.45 190
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
The Modern Tradition: An Anthology of Short Stories 1968-00-00 ed. Daniel F. Howard Little, Brown     xvi+
539
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Sämtliche Erzählungen 1970-01-00 Franz Kafka
Fischer Bücherei?Fischer Buecherei
(Fischer Bücherei #1078)
1078 DM 5.80 406
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
The Complete Stories 1971-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books 0-8052-3419-5   486
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Sämtliche Erzählungen 1973-00-00 Franz Kafka Fischer Taschenbuch (Fischer Taschenbücher #1078) 3-436-01062-6 DM 5.80 406
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Shorter Works, Volume 1 1973-00-00 Franz Kafka Secker & Warburg      
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
coll  
Man Unwept: Visions from the Inner Eye 1974-00-00 ed. Stephen V. Whaley, Stanley J. Cook McGraw-Hill 0-07-069481-8   xii+
350
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Edvard Munch Checkmark
Beschreibung eines Kampfes: Novellen • Skizzen • Aphorismen: Aus dem Nachlaß 1980-04-00 Franz Kafka Fischer Taschenbuch (Fischer Taschenbücher #2066) 3-596-22066-1 DM 6.80 280
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Beschreibung eines Kampfes: Novellen • Skizzen • Aphorismen: Aus dem Nachlaß 1980-08-00 Franz Kafka Fischer Taschenbuch (Fischer Taschenbücher #2066) 3-596-22066-1 DM 6.80 280
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
The Complete Stories 1983-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books 0-8052-3863-8 $22.50 xxi+
486
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Trenul de noapte: proză fantastică?Trenul de noapte: proza fantastica
1987-00-00 ed. Angela Tudorii Astra     365
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth
Dieter Sabău?Dieter Sabau
 
The Great Wall of China and Other Short Works 1991-00-00 Franz Kafka Penguin Books      
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Selected Short Stories of Franz Kafka 1993-00-00 Franz Kafka Modern Library 0-679-60061-2   xxv+
346
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Dedalus/Ariadne Book of Austrian Fantasy: The Meyrink Years 1890-1930 1993-01-00 ed. Mike Mitchell Dedalus (European Literary Fantasy Anthologies) 0-946626-93-6 £8.99 416
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Gustav Klimt  
The Dedalus/Ariadne Book of Austrian Fantasy: The Meyrink Years 1890-1930 1993-01-00 ed. Mike Mitchell Ariadne Press (Studies in Austrian Literature, Culture, and Thought: Translation Series) 0-929497-63-5   416
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Gustav Klimt  
Collected Stories 1993-09-16 Franz Kafka Everyman's Library 1-85715-145-3   503
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Nachgelassene Schriften und Fragmente I 1993-10-00 Franz Kafka S. Fischer (Franz Kafka: Schriften, Tagebücher, Briefe) 3-10-038149-1   436
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Sämtliche Erzählungen 1994-01-00 Franz Kafka Fischer Taschenbuch (Fischer Taschenbücher #1078) 3-596-21078-X DM 14.90 406
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Franz Kafka Checkmark
Beim Bau der chinesischen Mauer und andere Schriften aus dem Nachlaß in der Fassung der Handschrift 1994-11-00 Franz Kafka Fischer Taschenbuch (Franz Kafka: Gesammelte Werke in zwölf Bänden #6) 3-596-12446-8 DM 12.90 270+
[1]
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Irina Ionesco Checkmark
The Complete Stories 1995-10-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books (Schocken Kafka Library) 0-8052-1055-5 $15.00 xxi+
486
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
The Road to Science Fiction 6: Around the World 1998-05-00 ed. James Gunn Borealis / White Wolf Publishing 1-56504-158-5 $14.99 656
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Aaron Voss Checkmark
The Great Wall of China and Other Short Works 2002-00-00 Franz Kafka Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics)      
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
The Great Wall of China and Other Short Works 2002-00-00 Franz Kafka Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics)      
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
The Dedalus Book of Austrian Fantasy: 1890-2000 2003-04-00 ed. Mike Mitchell Dedalus 1-903517-13-3 £11.99 401
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Friedensreich Hundertwasser Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories 2005-00-00 Franz Kafka Vintage (UK) (Vintage Classics) 978-0-7493-9946-7 £9.99 vii+
486
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Anna Crone Checkmark
The Great Wall of China and Other Short Works 2007-01-25 Franz Kafka Penguin Books 978-0-14-191358-2 £8.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Complete Stories 2012-10-24 Franz Kafka Schocken Books 978-0-307-82945-0 $12.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Cuentos completos (Textos originales) 2014-10-00 Franz Kafka Valdemar (El Club Diógenes #204) 978-84-7702-672-3 / CD-204   662
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Alfred Kubin Checkmark
Collected Stories 2015-01-28 Franz Kafka Everyman's Library 978-0-375-71269-2 $12.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Collected Stories date unknown Franz Kafka Alfred A. Knopf 978-0-679-42303-4    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Great Wall of China and Other Short Works date unknown Franz Kafka Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 978-0-14-118646-7 £12.99 xvii+
218
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Jacob Sutton Checkmark
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