Franz Kafka

Kafka in 1923 Franz Kafka, ; ; ; in Czech he was sometimes called František Kafka.}} (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 "" ("The Metamorphosis"), (''The Trial''), and (''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, the capital of the Kingdom of Bohemia, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, today the capital of the Czech Republic. He trained as a lawyer and after completing his legal education was employed full-time by an insurance company, forcing him to relegate writing to his spare time. Over the course of his life, Kafka wrote hundreds of letters to family and close friends, including his father, with whom he had a strained and formal relationship. He became engaged to several women but never married. He died in 1924 at the age of 40 from tuberculosis.

Few of Kafka's works were published during his lifetime: the story collections (''Contemplation'') and (''A Country Doctor''), and individual stories (such as "") were published in literary magazines but received little public attention. In his will, Kafka instructed his executor and friend Max Brod to destroy his unfinished works, including his novels , and (translated as both ''Amerika'' and ''The Man Who Disappeared''), but Brod ignored these instructions. His work has influenced a vast range of writers, critics, artists, and philosophers during the 20th and 21st centuries. Provided by Wikipedia
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El proceso
Colegio Nacional de Monserrat
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El proceso
Colegio Nacional de Monserrat
by Kafka, Franz
Published 2003
Book
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La metamorfosis
Colegio Nacional de Monserrat
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La metamorfosis y otros relatos
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
by Kafka, Franz
Published 2004
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Article
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Contemplación
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
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La condena
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
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El fogonero
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
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La metamorfosis
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
Article
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En la colonia penitenciaria
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
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Un medico de campo
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
Article
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Un artista del hombre
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
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Relatos postumos i.
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
Article
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Relatos postumos ii
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
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La metamorfosis y otros cuentos
Colegio Nacional de Monserrat
by Kafka, Franz
Published 2003
Book
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Romeo y Julieta
Colegio Nacional de Monserrat
by Kafka, Franz
Published 2001
Book
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El proceso
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
by Kafka, Franz
Published 1953
Book
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La metamorfosis y otros relatos
Colegio Nacional de Monserrat
by Kafka, Franz
Published 2000
Book
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Un médico rural
Ciencias Químicas
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Carta al padre
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
by Kafka, Franz
Published 2004
Book
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