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A Franz Kafka Encyclopedia

by Richard T. Gray

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • German,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Literary,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Reference,
  • 1883-1924,
  • 20th century,
  • Authors, Austrian,
  • Biography,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Kafka, Franz,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9778153M
    ISBN 100313303754
    ISBN 109780313303753

      Franz Kafka—author of The Trial, in which a man is unjustly accused and tried, and Metamorphosis, in which a man becomes a giant insect—is perhaps the .   Kafka had a lot of grief and issues in his personal life which reflected in his writings. In reality, he felt trapped, unable to live as he pleased. And so, many of his stories are about people who are trapped, are desperate and hopeless. His most.

    Kafka, Franz (fränts käf`kä), –, German-language novelist, Along with Joyce Joyce, James, –, Irish novelist. Perhaps the most influential and significant novelist of the 20th cent., Joyce was a master of the English language, exploiting all of its : Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka (primary author only) Author division. Franz Kafka is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Includes. Franz Kafka is composed of 18 names. .

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Franz Kafka, the son of Julie Löwy and Hermann Kafka, a merchant, was born into a prosperous middle-class Jewish family. After two brothers died in infancy, he became the eldest child and remained, for the rest of his life, conscious of his role as elder brother; Ottla, the youngest of his three sisters, became A Franz Kafka Encyclopedia book family member closest to him.

KAFKA, Franz. Nationality: : Prague, Austro-Hungarian Empire, 3 July Education: Staatsgymnasium, Prague, ; studied jurisprudence at Karl Ferdinand University, Prague, ; qualified in law, ; unpaid work in law courts, Family: Engaged to Felice Bauer twice but never : Worked for Assicurazioni Generali insurance company, ; Workers.

Get this from a library. A Franz Kafka encyclopedia. [Richard T Gray;] -- "Few writers have had as great an impact as Franz Kafka.

Known for depicting alienation, frustration, and the victimization of the individual by impenetrable bureaucracies, his works have given rise. This encyclopedia details Kafka's life and writings.

Included are more than alphabetically arranged entries on his works, characters, family members and acquaintances, themes, and other topics. Most of Known for depicting alienation, frustration, and the victimization of the individual by impenetrable bureaucracies, Kafka's works have given 5/5(2).

Franz Kafka was one of the most significant and influential fiction writers of the 20th century. Dark, absurdist, and existential, his stories and novels concern the struggles of troubled individuals to survive in an impersonal, bureaucratic world.

The Trial, novel by visionary German-language writer Franz Kafka, originally published posthumously in Perhaps his most pessimistic work, this story of a young man caught up in the mindless bureaucracy of the law has become synonymous with the anxieties and.

A Franz Kafka encyclopedia User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. In its classical meaning the term encyclopedia is usually associated with a comprehensive branch of knowledge or topic but rarely with just an individual alone.

The Metamorphosis. Franz Kafka Author Biography. Plot Summary. Charecters. Themes. Style. Historical Context. Critical Overview. Criticism. Sources. Further Reading “The Metamorphosis” is probably the best-known story written by the Czech-born German-Jewish writer Franz Kafka, ranking with his two novel-length masterpieces, The Trial.

Franz Kafka (born Prague July 3, – died near Vienna June 3, ) was a Czech-born, German-speaking best known works are The Metamorphosis and the novels The Trial and The much of his work was published during his lifetime. He asked his friend to make sure that all his writings which were not published, including his three novels, would be destroyed when he died.

"The Burrow" (German: "Der Bau") is an unfinished short story by Franz Kafka in which a mole-like being burrows through an elaborate system of tunnels it has built over the course of its life.

The story was published posthumously in Beim Bau der Chinesischen Mauer (Berlin, ). Two Seminal Works In One Book The Metamorphosis The Metamorphosis" (original German title: "Die Verwandlung") is a short novel by Franz Kafka, first published in It is often cited as one of the seminal works of fiction of the 20th century and is widely studied in /5(6).

HE LIFE of Dr. Franz Kafka, a Jewish insurance official and writer in Prague, lasted forty years and eleven months. Stach_Kafka i-viii,R3 8/30/05 AM Page 1 No part of this book may be distributed, posted, or reproduced in any form by digital or mechanical means without prior written permission of the Size: KB.

A suggested list of literary criticism on Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis. The listed critical essays and books will be invaluable for writing essays and papers on The Metamorphosis. "Fellowship" is a short story by Franz Kafka. [1] Like many of Kafka's works, this story is about the unavoidable paradox of needing human contact, like sex.

[2] The story is about a group of five people. They appear to enjoy being a group, but only of five. When one other hopes to join, he is refused admittance. Yet he perseveres. A (Kafkaesque) Legal Battle Over the Author’s Papers Is at the Heart of ‘Kafka’s Last Trial’ A new book by Benjamin Balint considers what a lengthy courtroom fight over the rights to Franz.

Franz Kafka archive reclaimed by Israel national library Missing author’s papers return to Tel Aviv collection initiated by Max Brod in Published: 7 Aug   Franz Kafka is one of the most important and influential fiction writers of the early 20th century; a novelist and writer of short stories whose works, only after his death, came to be regarded as one of the major achievements of 20th century Written works: The Trial, Letters to Milena, The Metamorphosis, The Castle, The Great Wall of China.

A Franz Kafka encyclopedia. Responsibility Richard T. Gray [et al.]. Imprint Few writers have had as great an impact as Franz Kafka. Known for depicting alienation, frustration, and the victimisation of the individual by impenetrable bureaucracies, his works have given rise to the term "Kafkaesque, " which people use to describe similar.

Franz Kafka wrote "The Judgment" ("Das Urteil") at the age of At this point in his life, Kafka had finished his studies of law at the Karl-Ferdinands-Universität of Prague five years earlier and had worked at various jobs, including working for an insurance company and starting an asbestos factory with his brother-in-law, Karl : Franz Kafka.

Jul 8, - «Theoretically there is a perfect possibility of happiness: believing in the indestructible element in oneself and not striving towards it.». See more ideas about Kafka quotes, Franz kafka books and Bauhaus architecture pins.

Kafka, Franz(&#x;) Franz Kafka, the German author, was the son of a Jewish businessman who had been a peddler in southern Bohemia. The family was German-speaking.

Kafka studied law at the. The Castle is Kafka at his most beautiful and, perhaps, his most emotional. The Trial and Metamorphoses are full of their own depth, and their own complicated sadness.

"The Complete Stories is an encyclopedia of our insecurities and our brave attempts to oppose them." -- Anatole Broyard Franz Kafka wrote continuously and furiously throughout his short and intensely lived life, but only allowed a fraction of his work to be published during his lifetime.