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Franz Kafka:
The Office Writings
Edited by Stanley Corngold, Jack Greenberg & Benno Wagner
Translations by Eric Patton with Ruth Hein

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface ix
Abbreviations for Kafka Citations xix
Kafka and the Ministry of Writing by Stanley Corngold 1
Kafka's Offi ce Writings: Historical Background and Institutional Setting by Benno Wagner 19

DOCUMENTS
Chapter 1: Speech on the Occasion of the Inauguration of the Institute's New Director (1909) 51
Commentary
Chapter 2: The Scope of Compulsory Insurance for the Building Trades (1908) 54
Commentary
Chapter 3: Fixed- Rate Insurance Premiums for Small Farms Using Machinery (1909) 74
Commentary
Chapter 4: Inclusion of Private Automobile "Firms" in the Compulsory Insurance Program (1909) 80
Commentary
Chapter 5: Appeal against Risk Classifi cation of Christian Geipel & Sohn, Mechanical Weaving Mill in Asch (1910) 90
Commentary
Chapter 6: Mea sures for Preventing Accidents from Wood- Planing Machines (1910) 109
Commentary
Chapter 7: On the Examination of Firms by Trade Inspectors (1911) 120
Commentary
Chapter 8: Workmen's Insurance and Employers: Two Articles in the Tetschen- Bodenbacher Zeitung (1911) 145
Commentary
Chapter 9: Petition of the Toy Producers’ Association in Katharinaberg, Erzgebirge (1912) 170
Commentary
Chapter 10: Risk Classifi cation Appeal by Norbert Hochsieder, Boarding House Own er in Marienbad (1912) 194
Commentary
Chapter 11: Letters to the Workmen's Accident Insurance Institute in Prague (1912-15) 213
Commentary
Chapter 12: Criminal Charge against Josef Renelt for the Illegal Withholding of Insurance Fees (1913) 225
Commentary
Chapter 13: Second International Congress on Accident Prevention and First Aid in Vienna (1913) 249
Commentary
Chapter 14: Accident Prevention in Quarries (1914) 273
Commentary
Chapter 15: Jubilee Report: Twenty- Five Years of the Workmen's Accident Insurance Institute (1914) 301
Commentary
Chapter 16: Risk Classifi cation and Accident Prevention in War time (1915) 322
Commentary
Chapter 17: A Public Psychiatric Hospital for German- Bohemia (1916) 336
Commentary
Chapter 18: "Help Disabled Veterans! An Urgent Appeal to the Public" (1916/1917) 346
Commentary

Wraparound:From Kafka to Kafkaesque 355by Jack Greenberg Chronology 373
Notes 379
About the Editors 393
Index 395

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