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Franz Kafka


Metamorphosis Franz Kafka Translated by David Wyllie I One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin.
Franz Kafka  --  Metamorphosis
  Czech novelist who wrote in German about troubled individuals searching for meaning in a nightmarishly impersonal world (1883-1924)
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Strongly Associated with:   The Metamorphosis, metamorphosis
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  • Metamorphosis Franz Kafka Translated by David Wyllie I One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin.
    Franz Kafka  --  Metamorphosis
  • The transformations of Ovid’s Metamorphoses show up in all sorts of later works, not least in Franz Kafka’s story of a man who wakes up one morning to find he’s changed into an enormous beetle.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • FRANZ KAFKA IS DEAD He died in a tree from which he wouldn’t come down.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • Franz Kafka, a latter-day Poe, uses the dynamic in stories like "The Metamorphosis" (1915) and "A Hunger Artist" (1924), where, in a nifty reversal of the traditional vampire narrative, crowds of onlookers watch as the artist’s fasting consumes him.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor

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  • Like Franz Kafka’s Hunger Artist, Fevvers has a gift that places her in a cage: her flights are containedindoors, her world is a stage where even the fourth wall is a barrier, since she is so different from her audience that she cannot freely join them.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Franz Kafka, Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, Vladimir Nabokov, Angela Carter, and T. Coraghessan Boyle are only a few of those twentieth-century masters of the ironic stance.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • In addition to Keats and the Brontes, Robert Louis Stevenson, Katherine Mansfield, Lawrence, Frederic Chopin, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Franz Kafka, and Percy Bysshe Shelley form a fair beginning toward a Who’s Who of artistic consumptives.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Franz Kafka [8] , The Metamorphosis [8] , metamorphosis [5] , James Joyce [6] , Albert Camus [7] , Jean-Paul Sartre [8] , Don Quixote de la Mancha [4] , Sherlock Holmes [4] , Henry James [6] , Samuel Johnson [6] , David Copperfield [7] , Ralph Waldo Emerson [7] , The Hound of the Baskervilles [7] , Candide [8] , Rabindranath Tagore [9]
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