Who is Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka[a] (3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-speaking Bohemian novelist and short-story writer, widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th-century literature. His work fuses elements of realism and the fantastic. It typically features isolated protagonists facing bizarre or surrealistic predicaments and incomprehensible socio-bureaucratic powers. It has been interpreted as exploring themes of alienation, existential anxiety, guilt, and absurdity. His best known works include "Die Verwandlung" ("The Metamorphosis"), Der Process (The Trial), and Das Schloss (The Castle). The term Kafkaesque has entered the English language to describe situations like those found in his writing.

Kafka was born into a middle-class German-Jewish family in Prague, th...
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  • Mariatontini1: kate bush - the morning fog
  • Egypt20016: perhaps, we don't love unreasonably because we think we time or have to reckon with time. but what if we don't have time? or, time, as we know it, is irrelevant. ah, if only the world were ending tomorrow. franz kafka.
  • Bandideabot: freak-punk music from the 90s remixed with icelandic beat happening but gambian cum a franz kafka novel? sounds cool!
  • Puraaniduniaa: when franz kafka said," don't bend; don't water it down, don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly." i really felt that.
  • Ovbismarch: august 2, 1914: germany has declared war on russia. went swimming in the afternoon. franz kafka
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Kilrudden ford, Kilrudden dale,
Kilrudden fronting every gale
On the lorn coast of Inishfree,
And Lal's last bed the plunging sea.

Lal of Kilrudden with flame-red hair,
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