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Title: The City Coat of Arms Title Record # 1373418
Author: Franz Kafka
Date: 1933-00-00
Variant Title of: Das Stadtwappen (by Franz Kafka ) [may list more publications, awards, reviews, votes and covers]
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: Historical speculative fiction, using the Tower of Babel as a metaphor. Translated by Willa Muir and Edwin Muir
Synopsis: The short story details the creation of the Tower of Babel.[2] The narrator notes how many different people, from various nationalities had a hand in the construction. The massive scale of the project creates so many logistical and societal complications that it becomes impossible for civilization to ever achieve the original plan, or to even seriously believe in the plan. But the project continues on in an insincere manner, because everybody is too deeply involved to be able to leave.
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Publications

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
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.
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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  
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.
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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.
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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.
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The Complete Stories 1971-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books 0-8052-3419-5   486
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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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  
Angels and Awakenings 1980-00-00 ed. M. Cameron Grey Doubleday 0-385-15311-2 $15.95 xxii+
403
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Fra Angelico  
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.
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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  
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  
Angels and Awakenings 1994-11-00 ed. M. Cameron Grey Doubleday 0-385-15311-2 $20.00 xxiv+
403
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Fra Angelico 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.
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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 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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  
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