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Franz Kafka: A Short Biography

Franz Kafka is an icon of dark existentialist and absurdist literature who often wrote about themes of isolation, alienation, and authoritarian oppression. His best known work includes the short story ‘The Metamorphosis’, in which the main character transforms into a beetle…

Franz Kafka is an icon of dark existentialist and absurdist literature who often wrote about themes of isolation, alienation, and authoritarian oppression. His best known work includes the short story ‘The Metamorphosis’, in which the main character transforms into a beetle, as well as ‘In the Penal Colony’, ‘The Hunger Artist’, and the novels The Trial, The Castle, and the unfinished Amerika. Also of note were the various autobiographical observations and literary ideas culled from his many journals as well as his famed ‘Letter to His Father’, in which he attempted to explain their strained relationship and his emotional peculiarities.


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