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Franz Kafka : subversive dreamer

Author: Michael Löwy; Inez Hedges
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2016]
Series: Michigan studies in comparative Jewish cultures.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Grapples with the critical and subversive dimension of Franz Kafka's writings, which is often hidden or masked by the fabulistic character of the work. Loewy's reading has generated controversy,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Löwy, Michael, 1938-
Franz Kafka.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2016019931
(OCoLC)910980455
Named Person: Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Löwy; Inez Hedges
ISBN: 9780472121793 0472121790
OCLC Number: 993676489
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: 1 online resource (140 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Translatorâ#x80;#x99;s Introduction""; ""Introduction: Chains of Official Paper""; ""Chapter 1. â#x80;#x9C;Donâ#x80;#x99;t forget Kropotkin!â#x80;#x9D;: Kafka and Antiauthoritarian Socialism""; ""Chapter 2. Tyrannies, from Patriarchal Autocracy to Impersonal Apparatuses""; ""Chapter 3. Kafkaâ#x80;#x99;s The Trial: From the Jew as Pariah to Joseph K. as Universal Victim""; ""Chapter 4. The Religion of Liberty and the Parable Before the Law (1915)""; ""Chapter 5. The Castle: Bureaucratic Despotism and Voluntary Servitude""; ""Chapter 6. Anecdotal Digression: Was Kafka a Realist?"" ""Chapter 7. The â#x80;#x9C;Kafkaesqueâ#x80;#x9D; Situation""""Notes""
Series Title: Michigan studies in comparative Jewish cultures.
Other Titles: Franz Kafka, rêveur insoumis.
Responsibility: Michael Löwy ; translated by Inez Hedges.

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