Corngold, Stanley

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CORNGOLD, Stanley. American, b. 1934. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Princeton University, lecturer, 1966-67, assistant professor, 1967-72, associate professor, 1972-81, professor of German and comparative literature, 1981-. Publications: The Commentators' Despair: The Interpretation of Kafka's Metamorphosis, 1973; The Fate of the Self: German Writers and French Theory, 1986, 2nd. ed., 1994; Franz Kafka: The Necessity of Form, 1988; (with I. Giersing) Borrowed Lives, 1991; (trans.) Goethe's Elective Affinities, 1997; Complex Pleasure: Forms of Feeling in German Literature, 1998; Lambent Traces: Franz Kafka, 2004. EDITOR: Ausgewaehlte Prosa of Max Frisch, 1968; (and trans.) The Metamorphosis, by F. Kafka, 1972; (with R. Ludwig) Thomas Mann, 1875-1975, 1975; (with M. Curschmann and T. Ziolkowski) Aspekte der Goethezeit, 1977. Address: Department of German, 219 E Pyne Bldg, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]