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The Cambridge Introduction to Franz Kafka
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  • 6 b/w illus.
  • Page extent: 174 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.41 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 833/.912
  • Dewey version: 23
  • LC Classification: PT2621.A26 Z6783 2013
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Kafka, Franz,--1883-1924--Criticism and interpretation

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The Cambridge Introduction to Franz Kafka
Cambridge University Press
9780521760386 - The Cambridge Introduction to Franz Kafka - By Carolin Duttlinger
Table of Contents

Contents

List of illustrations
ix
Preface
xi
Acknowledgements
xiv
List of abbreviations
xv
1       Life
1
1883–1912: childhood, youth and first employment
1
1912–1917: breakthrough, intimacy and crisis
3
1917–1924: illness, reflection, late happiness
5
2       Contexts
8
The modern city: avant-garde, mass culture, pathology
8
Psychoanalysis and intergenerational conflict
10
Kafka’s Prague: multiculturalism, Judaism, Zionism
13
3       Works
17
Early works
17
‘The Judgement’ and The Metamorphosis
28
The Man who Disappeared
43
The Trial
57
‘In the Penal Colony’ and A Country Doctor
72
The Castle
88
‘Investigations of a Dog’, ‘The Burrow’, A Hunger Artist
104
4       Scholarship and adaptations
122
Editions and translations
122
Kafka scholarship: the challenge of interpretation
125
Kafka in film: the challenge of adaptation
131
Notes
137
Guide to further reading
140
Index
147



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