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Backwards Metamorphosis Library by Hyung-Min Yoon

Backwards Metamorphosis Library by Hyung-Min Yoon

$ 85.00


Hyung-Min Yoon's Backwards Metamorphosis Library subverts the quintessential linear narrative to indicate a labyrinth of language.Taking Franz Kafka's novella Metamorphosis as a starting point, each text in this collection reverses the sentences of the original so that the story begins after the protagonist's death and ends with the famous opening sentence, matter-of-factly declaring that Gregor Samsa has changed into a giant bug. Backwards Metamorphosis Library includes 17 translations, in reverse sentence order, plus the original German, individually bound in black covers and packaged in a functional and handsome slipcover suitable for shelving.

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