Franz Kafka

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Franz Kafka Czech novelist who wrote in German about a nightmarish world of isolated and troubled individuals (1883-1924)
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Usage


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An Israeli court has ruled that rare manuscripts from Franz Kafka and Max Brod be transferred to the Israeli National Library.
There is a brief, suggestive reference to "A Hunger Artist" by Franz Kafka in this impressive, psychologically rich first novel by Jonathan Rosen.
Franz Kafka , translated and with an introduction by Mark Harman.
Franz Kafka lost writings, retrieved from bank vaults where they have sat untouched and unread for decades, could shed new light on Franz Kafka , one of literature's darkest figures.
Letters to Friends, Family, and Editors by Franz Kafka, translated by Richard Winston, by Clara Winston Schocken Books, 509 pp.
Nick Searcy ("Justified") has joined the cast of indie drama thriller " Metamorphosis ," a dramatic thriller inspired by Franz Kafka's literary classic.
Founder Samuel Pott's new piece "Scarabs" was inspired by two tales including Franz Kafka's "Metamorphosis," in which a man leading a mundane life supporting his family wakes up one day as a beetle.
Like his near contemporaries Franz Kafka and Constantine Cavafy, Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935) was a writer and a clerk, but he encapsulated many different literary personalities.
What if Gregor Samsa woke up to find he was not a cockroach -- not "horrible vermin," as Franz Kafka wrote in "The Metamorphosis," but a super-cute kitten.
What did Cardinal Richelieu, Heinrich Heine, Frédéric Chopin, Anton Chekhov, Franz Kafka, George Orwell, and Eleanor Roosevelt have in common.
Franz Kafka 's letters to his father get a theatrical treatment in Greenwood Heights.
"The Metamorphosis" – by Franz Kafka The most obvious parallel between Kafka and Gregor Samsa, (the main character), is the fact that they die early deaths alone.
Franz Kafka was so sickly and miserable that he whiled away half his life in sanatoriums and wrote volumes about man's alienation in a grotesque, unintelligible, and hostile world.
The vehicle for Mr Baryshnikov's transformation, for his theatrical debut, is Steven Berkoff's adaptation of Franz Kafka 's classic 1915 short story "Metamorphosis".
Franz Kafka is considered by many one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.
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