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Title: Der Kübelreiter Title Record # 1818874
Author: Franz Kafka
Date: 1921-12-25
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Der Kübelreiter
Language: German
Note: First published in the Christmas supplement of Prager Presse, Vol. 1, No. 270, in 1921, according to this pub, p. 305, and was published posthumously in book form in Beim Bau der Chinesischen Mauer (Berlin, 1931). Initially written in Kafka's second exercise book ('Oktavheft B') and published following this handwritten version in 1993 with only minor orthographical differences.
Synopsis: A story about a man riding and floating dream-like on his empty bucket, however he ends up asking the merchant's wife he hopes can help him filling the bucket, even with coal of the poorest quality.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1933Translated by Willa and Edwin Muir
English The Bucket Rider
1933Translated by Willa and Edwin Muir
English The Bucket-Rider
2003Translated by José Rafael Hernández Arias.
Spanish El cubo de carbón
2007Translated by Michael Hofmann
English The Coal-Scuttle Rider

Publications

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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  
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  
The Penal Colony: Stories and Short Pieces 1948-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books     320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
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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The Penal Colony: Stories and Short Pieces 1949-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books     320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
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  
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.
anth Checkmark
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.
coll  
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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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
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.
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  
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.
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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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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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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
Drucke zu Lebzeiten 1994-10-00 Franz Kafka S. Fischer 3-10-038155-6 DM 68.00 457
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
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
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 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.
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  
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