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Title: Ein Landarzt Title Record # 1614570
Author: Franz Kafka
Date: 1918-01-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: German
Note: Initially written between the midth of December 1916 and the midth of January 1917 in Kafka's second exercise book ('Oktavheft B'). First published in "Die neue Dichtung: Ein Almanach" (Wolff).
Synopsis: "A country doctor. A patient in desperate need ten miles away in a blizzard. His horse has died. No one in the village will lend him one. A groom and two huge horses mysteriously appear out of the deserted pig sty. His servant girl is attacked by the groom and so on. The doctor relates what happens. A series of improbable incidents. First, the young patient asks the doctor to let him die. The doctor believes there is nothing wrong with him. Then the doctor discovers a large wound with worms in it." (RayS)
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Translations
Year Language Title
1948Translated by Willa and Edwin Muir, first published in the collection The Penal Colony (Schocken Books, 1948).
English A Country Doctor
1955French translation by Alexandre Vialatte.
French Un médecin de campagne
1961Translated by Harry Steinhauer.
English A Country Doctor
1991Translated by João Gaspar Simões
Portuguese O médico da aldeia
1993Translated by Mike Mitchell.
English A Country Doctor
1997French translation by Bernard Lortholary.
French Un médecin de campagne
2003Translated by José Rafael Hernández Arias.
Spanish Un médico rural
2007Translated by Michael Hofmann
English A Country Doctor
2014Translated by Christopher Moncrieff
English A Country Doctor

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Ein Landarzt: Kleine Erzählungen 1920-05-00 Franz Kafka Kurt Wolff   M 12.00 189
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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Ein Landarzt: Kleine Erzählungen 1920-05-00 Franz Kafka Kurt Wolff   M 40.00 189
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Ein Landarzt: Kleine Erzählungen 1920-05-00 Franz Kafka Kurt Wolff     189
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Ein Landarzt: Kleine Erzählungen 1920-05-00 Franz Kafka Kurt Wolff     189
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Vor dem Gesetz 1934-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Verlag (Bücherei des Schocken Verlages #19) 19 RM 1.25 80
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Erzählungen und kleine Prosa 1935-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Verlag (Franz Kafka: Gesammelte Schriften #1)     280
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Erzählungen und Kleine Prosa 1946-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books (Franz Kafka: Gesammelte Schriften #1)     287
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The Penal Colony: Stories and Short Pieces 1948-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books     320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Penal Colony: Stories and Short Pieces 1949-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books     320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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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.
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Selected Short Stories of Franz Kafka 1952-00-00 Franz Kafka Modern Library     xxii+
328
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Das Urteil und andere Erzählungen 1952-00-00 Franz Kafka
Fischer Bücherei?Fischer Buecherei
(Fischer Bücherei #19)
19 DM 1.90 201
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.
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Erzählungen 1952-00-00 Franz Kafka S. Fischer (Franz Kafka: Gesammelte Werke)   DM 16.40 321
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The Anchor Book of Stories 1958-00-00 ed. Randall Jarrell Anchor Books A145 $1.25 xxiv+
330
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.
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The Penal Colony: Stories and Short Pieces 1961-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books (Schocken Paperbacks #4)   $1.95 317
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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German Stories / Deutsche Novellen: A Bantam Dual-Language Book 1961-01-00 ed. Harry Steinhauer Bantam Books S2188-8 $0.75 viii+
360
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.
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The Penal Colony: Stories and Short Pieces 1969-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books (Schocken Paperbacks #4)     317
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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Das Urteil und andere Erzählungen 1970-00-00 Franz Kafka
Fischer Bücherei?Fischer Buecherei
(Fischer Bücherei #19)
19 DM 2.80 137
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.
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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.
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Affinities: A Short Story Anthology 1970-09-00 ed. Harold Jaffe, John Tytell Thomas Y. Crowell (The Crowell Critical Library #620) 0-690-05248-0   x+
468
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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La métamorphose 1970-11-22 Franz Kafka Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche #322)     177
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.
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The Complete Stories 1971-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books 0-8052-3419-5   486
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The Penal Colony: Stories and Short Pieces 1971-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books (Schocken Paperbacks #4)   $2.45 317
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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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.
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Das Urteil und andere Erzählungen 1977-06-00 Franz Kafka Fischer Taschenbuch (Fischer Taschenbücher #19) 3-436-00030-2 DM 2.80 137
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  
Wedding Preparations in the Country and Other Stories 1978-00-00 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 Edvard Munch  
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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Das Urteil und andere Erzählungen 1983-05-00 Franz Kafka Fischer Taschenbuch (Fischer Taschenbücher #19) 3-596-20019-3 DM 3.80 137
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.
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Wedding Preparations in the Country and Other Stories 1984-00-00 Franz Kafka Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 0-14-004441-8 £2.95 190
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 Edvard Munch Checkmark
Wedding Preparations in the Country and Other Stories 1987-00-00 Franz Kafka Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 0-14-004441-8 £3.95 190
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 Edvard Munch Checkmark
O Covil 1991-00-00 Franz Kafka Publicações Europa-América (Livros de Bolso Europa-América #482) 972-1-00525-8   130
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.
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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.
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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.
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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
Drucke zu Lebzeiten 1994-10-00 Franz Kafka S. Fischer 3-10-038155-6 DM 68.00 457
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Ein Landarzt: Kleine Erzählungen 1994-10-00 Franz Kafka Wagenbach 3-8031-3577-X DM 48.00 79+
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Ein Landarzt und andere Drucke zu Lebzeiten 1994-11-00 Franz Kafka Fischer Taschenbuch (Franz Kafka: Gesammelte Werke in zwölf Bänden #1) 3-596-12441-7 DM 14.90 370+
[3]
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
Great Short Stories: Fiction from the Masters of World Literature 1995-00-00 ed. Charles Neider Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0268-0 $16.95 xvi+
553
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 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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La grande anthologie du fantastique: 3 1997-02-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Roland Stragliati Omnibus (France) (La grande anthologie du fantastique (Omnibus) #3) 2-258-03654-2 F155.00 1350
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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Arnold Böcklin?Arnold Boecklin
 
Ein Landarzt: Kleine Erzählungen 1999-00-00 Franz Kafka Wagenbach 3-8031-1182-X DM 24.80 viii+
85+
[3]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Metamorphosis and Other Stories 2000-01-02 Franz Kafka Dover Publications (Dover Thrift Editions) 0-486-29030-1   96
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 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
Metamorphosis and Other Stories 2007-01-25 Franz Kafka Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 978-0-14-118812-6 £8.99 xvi+
299
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
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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The Metamorphosis and Other Stories 2014-06-15 Franz Kafka Alma Classics (Alma Classics Evergreens) 978-1-84749-352-1   256
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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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.
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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.
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German Stories / Deutsche Novellen: A Bantam Dual-Language Book date unknown ed. Harry Steinhauer Bantam Books N2598-8 $0.95 viii+
360
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.
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