Franz Kafka

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Czech novelist who wrote in German about a nightmarish world of isolated and troubled individuals (1883-1924)


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She compared the increases as something dreamed up by Franz Kafka who wrote about massive state bureaucracy and systems that make no sense.
The Story: Renowned author Franz Kafka used his experiences in the insurance business to frame scenes in his masterworks.
Whether or not Kafka actually engaged in homosexual relations, based on earlier studies and Friedlander's accounts it is entirely plausible that Franz Kafka was gay and was physically repelled by women.
This paper seeks to explore and explain some of the key ways in which judicial opinions in the United States cite the works of the 20th century author Franz Kafka.
Franz Kafka (1883-1924) was not religious, but he was a committed Jew whose life was centered on the Jewish world of Prague.
THE Trial' is a novel by Franz Kafka, first published in 1925.
Summary: OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: It seems almost Kafkaesque: Ten safety deposit boxes of never-published writings by Franz Kafka, their exact contents unknown, are trapped in courts and bureaucracy.
The evil consequences of this common rationalization of the failure to admit or recognize biological reality are brilliantly illustrated in the strange story of 'The Metamorphosis' by Franz Kafka.
However, Ladbrokes still quote the 2003 Franz Kafka prize winner at 33-1 for the award.
When he loses the envelope containing the agent's name he mistakenly meets Franz Kafka and fives him the parable of Kafka's leopards, to be published.
That he claims the writer Franz Kafka as his companion will intrigue some and sound alarm bells for those who like things straightforward.
According to Frantisek Langer, brother of Jiri Langer, the Jewish youth from Prague who left home to live among the Hassidim of Eastern Galicia, and author of Die Erotik der Kabbala, "During the war he had made friends with Franz Kafka, and the two men used to go for walks together in Prague.
In his essay "Language and Truth in the Two Worlds of Franz Kafka," Walter Sokel asserts that for Kafka language functions to illuminate the truth only referentially.
MOTHER'S DAY GIFT: Amerika, by Franz Kafka (from Sasha, who was spending the spring semester at the University of Cape Town, South Africa); a fast reader, Klawe gets through hundreds of books a year
Sexto Piso, which exports to Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Venezuela and Central America, started out publishing 18 titles in Spain, including Franz Kafka and Milorad Pavic, and hopes to add another 18 books to its list by 2007.