The Trial

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ISBN: 9783736802391
Release Date: 2017-05-22
Number of pages: 338
Author: Franz Kafka
Publisher: BookRix

Download and read online The Trial in PDF and EPUB The Trial is a novel written by Franz Kafka. One of Kafka's best-known works, it tells the story of a man arrested and prosecuted by a remote, inaccessible authority, with the nature of his crime revealed to neither him nor the reader. The terrifying tale of Joseph K, a respectable functionary in a bank, who is suddenly arrested and must defend his innocence against a charge about which he can get no information. A nightmare vision of the excesses of modern bureaucracy wedded to the mad agendas of twentieth-century totalitarian regimes. Look at Joseph K., a bank officer living in a country with a constitution. He wakes up one day with strange men in his apartment telling him he's under arrest. Why or for what offense, no one knows. The arresting officers themselves don't know and can't tell him. Even if he's under arrest, however, no one picks him up or locks him in jail. He can still go to his office, work, perform his customary daily chores, and do whatever he wants to do as he awaits his trial. But he is understandably anxious and worried. He is, after all, charged with an unknown but very grave offense. He has a criminal case. He is an accused. He is under arrest. For this problem he consults so many. He gets a lawyer. His uncle comes to his aid. He talks with his lawyer's other client--also charged and under arrest like him. He consults other people, a painter (who is said to know the "Court"), some women, a priest, etc. about his case. But no one can tell him what the charge is and what his sentence will be. The "Examining Magistrate," the "Judges," the "Court," the proceedings/ trial, and even the "Law" itself--they all seem to be unsolvable enigmas.


The Trial

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ISBN: 9780486114620
Release Date: 2012-03-05
Number of pages: 176
Author: Franz Kafka
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online The Trial in PDF and EPUB From its gripping first sentence onward, this novel exemplifies the term "Kafkaesque." Its darkly humorous narrative recounts a bank clerk's entrapment in a bureaucratic maze, based on an undisclosed charge.


The Trial

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ISBN: 1471216543
Release Date: 2012
Number of pages: 292
Author: Franz Kafka
Publisher:

Download and read online The Trial in PDF and EPUB From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached. Joseph K. is never told what he is on trial for, and when he says he is innocent, he is immediately asked 'innocent of what?' Is he perhaps on trial for his innocence? Could he have freed himself from the proceedings by confessing his guilt as a human being? Has the trial been set up because he is incapable of admitting his guilt, and hence his humanity?


The Trial of the Templars

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ISBN: 9781139458429
Release Date: 2006-09-07
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Author: Malcolm Barber
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online The Trial of the Templars in PDF and EPUB The Templars fought against Islam in the crusader east for nearly two centuries. During that time the original small band grew into a formidable army, backed by an extensive network of preceptories in the Latin West. In October 1307, the members of this seemingly invulnerable and respected Order were arrested on the orders of Philip IV, King of France and charged with serious heresies, including the denial of Christ, homosexuality and idol worship. The ensuing proceedings lasted for almost five years and culminated in the suppression of the Order. The motivations of the participants and the long-term repercussions of the trial have been the subject of intense and unresolved controversy, which still has resonances in our own time. In this new edition of his classic account, Malcolm Barber discusses the trial in the context of new work on the crusades, heresy, the papacy and the French monarchy.


The Trial of Henry Kissinger

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ISBN: 1859843980
Release Date: 2002
Number of pages: 161
Author: Christopher Hitchens
Publisher: Verso

Download and read online The Trial of Henry Kissinger in PDF and EPUB Calling upon personal testimony and documents released under the Freedom of Information Act, chronicles the life of Henry Kissinger, linking him to events including the war in Indochina and genocide in East Timor.


The Trial

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ISBN: 9781418512491
Release Date: 2006-05-28
Number of pages: 464
Author: Robert Whitlow
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc

Download and read online The Trial in PDF and EPUB A lawyer ready to die takes one final case...the trial of his life. Attorney Kent "Mac" MacClain has nothing left to live for. Nine years after the horrific accident that claimed the life of his wife and two sons, he's finally given up. His empty house is a mirror for his empty soul, it seems suicide is his only escape. And then the phone rings. Angela Hightower, the beautiful heiress and daughter of the most powerful man in Dennison Springs, has been found dead at the bottom of a ravine. The accused killer, Peter Thomason, needs a lawyer. But Mac has come up against the Hightowers and their ruthless, high-powered lawyers before -- an encounter that left his practice and reputation reeling. The evidence pointing to Thomason's guilt seems insurmountable. Is Mac defending an ingenious psychopath, or has Thomason been framed--possibly by a member of the victim's family? It comes down to one last trial. For Thomason, the opponent is the electric chair. For Mac, it is his own tormented past--a foe that will prove every bit as deadly.


The Trial of Galileo 1612 1633

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ISBN: 9781442605190
Release Date: 2012
Number of pages: 210
Author: Thomas F. Mayer
Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Download and read online The Trial of Galileo 1612 1633 in PDF and EPUB Examines Galileo's trial as a legal event. Includes correspondence, legal documents, transcripts and excerpts from Galileo's work for critical analysis of primary sources. Includes an introduction detailing Galileo's life and work, the Council of Trent, the role of the papacy and the Roman Inquisition and gives a clear explanation of how a trial before the Inquisition would have been conducted. Each primary source begins with a headnote, questions to guide students through each source and suggested readings.


The Trial of Tempel Anneke

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ISBN: 9781442634879
Release Date: 2017-01-16
Number of pages: 240
Author: Peter A. Morton
Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Download and read online The Trial of Tempel Anneke in PDF and EPUB Consisting of direct translations of the trial testimony, The Trial of Tempel Anneke allows readers to follow a witchcraft trial from beginning to end.


The Sentence of the Court martial for the Trial of the Hon Lieut Gen James Murray Late Governor of Minorca on the Twenty nine Articles Exhibited Against Him by Sir William Draper

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ISBN: NYPL:33433082340815
Release Date: 1783
Number of pages: 100
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The Trial

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ISBN: 1542583160
Release Date: 2017-01-15
Number of pages: 248
Author: Franz Kafka
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

Download and read online The Trial in PDF and EPUB The Trial (German: Der Process) is a novel by Franz Kafka about a character named Josef K., who awakens one morning and, for reasons never revealed, is arrested and prosecuted for an unspecified crime. According to Kafka's friend Max Brod, the author never finished the novel and wrote in his will that it was to be destroyed. After his death, Brod went against Kafka's wishes and edited The Trial into what he felt was a coherent novel and had it published in 1925.


The Trial

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ISBN: 9780307548269
Release Date: 2009-04-02
Number of pages: 176
Author: Jen Bryant
Publisher: Yearling

Download and read online The Trial in PDF and EPUB Imagine you are Bruno Richard Hauptmann, accused of murdering the son of the most famous man in America. In a compelling, immediate voice, 12-year-old Katie Leigh Flynn takes us inside the courtroom of the most widely publicized criminal case of the 20th century: the kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh’s baby son. And in doing so, she reveals the real-life figures of the trial—the accused, the lawyers, the grieving parents—and the many faces of justice. From the Hardcover edition.


Materials on the Trial of Former Servicemen of the Japanese Army

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ISBN: UOM:39015001727638
Release Date: 1950
Number of pages: 534
Author: Otozō Yamada
Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House

Download and read online Materials on the Trial of Former Servicemen of the Japanese Army in PDF and EPUB Trial before the Military Tribunal of the Primorye Military Area.


The Trial of Edward Marcus Despard Esquire

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105044063571
Release Date: 1803
Number of pages: 271
Author: Joseph Gurney
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A Theory of the Trial

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ISBN: 1400823374
Release Date: 2001-10-08
Number of pages: 264
Author: Robert P. Burns
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Download and read online A Theory of the Trial in PDF and EPUB Anyone who has sat on a jury or followed a high-profile trial on television usually comes to the realization that a trial, particularly a criminal trial, is really a performance. Verdicts seem determined as much by which lawyer can best connect with the hearts and minds of the jurors as by what the evidence might suggest. In this celebration of the American trial as a great cultural achievement, Robert Burns, a trial lawyer and a trained philosopher, explores how these legal proceedings bring about justice. The trial, he reminds us, is not confined to the impartial application of legal rules to factual findings. Burns depicts the trial as an institution employing its own language and styles of performance that elevate the understanding of decision-makers, bringing them in contact with moral sources beyond the limits of law. Burns explores the rich narrative structure of the trial, beginning with the lawyers' opening statements, which establish opposing moral frameworks in which to interpret the evidence. In the succession of witnesses, stories compete and are held in tension. At some point during the performance, a sense of the right thing to do arises among the jurors. How this happens is at the core of Burns's investigation, which draws on careful descriptions of what trial lawyers do, the rules governing their actions, interpretations of actual trial material, social science findings, and a broad philosophical and political appreciation of the trial as a unique vehicle of American self-government.