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, which fuses elements of realism and the fantastic, typically features isolated protagonists facing bizarre or surrealistic predicaments and incomprehensible socio-bureaucratic powers, and 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 Ashkenazi 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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Relatos completos
Biblioteca Mayor
by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 2006
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El castillo
Biblioteca Mayor
by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 2007
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América
Biblioteca Mayor
by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 1998
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El proceso
Biblioteca Mayor
by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 1952
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El castillo
Biblioteca Mayor
by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 1949
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by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 1992
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by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 1945
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by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 1953
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La condena
Biblioteca Mayor
by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 1952
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La carta al padre
Biblioteca Mayor
by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 1955
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La metamorfosis
Biblioteca Mayor
by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 1938
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América
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 1950
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La carta al padre
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 1955
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by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 1977
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El castillo
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 1967
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Contemplación
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 1977
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La muralla china cuentos, relatos y otros escritos
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 1959
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El proceso
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 1957
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Das Scholss
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 1946
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by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
Published 1976
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