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Kafka : a very short introduction

Author: Ritchie Robertson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Series: Very short introductions, 115.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Kafka's fiction vividly evokes bizarre situations: a commercial traveller is turned into an insect, a banker is arrested by a mysterious court, and a singing mouse becomes the heroine of her nation. Attending both to Kafka's crisis-ridden life and to the subtleties of his art, Ritchie Robertson shows how his work explores such characteristically modern themes as the place of the body in culture, the power of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Robertson, Ritchie.
Kafka.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)644054991
Named Person: Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ritchie Robertson
ISBN: 0192804553 9780192804556
OCLC Number: 55800877
Description: 136 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Contents: Life and myth --
Reading Kafka --
Bodies --
Institutions --
The last things.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 115.
Responsibility: Ritchie Robertson.
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In this Very Short Introduction, Ritchie Robertson provides the newcomer with an up-to-date and accessible examination of this fascinating author. Beginning with an examination of Kafka's life, he  Read more...

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