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By Stanley Corngold,Ruth V. Gross

Franz Kafka's literary occupation started within the first decade of the 20th century and produced essentially the most interesting and influential works in all of recent ecu literature. Now, 100 years later, the worries of a brand new century demand a glance on the demanding situations dealing with Kafka scholarship within the a long time forward: What extra will we wish to profit in regards to the context during which Kafka wrote? How does knowing that context have an effect on how we learn his tales? What are the results of recent serious variants that provide remarkable entry to Kafka's works in manuscript shape? How does our view of Kafka switch the priorities and models of literary scholarship? What parts in Kafka's fiction will locate resonance within the historic context of a brand new millennium? How can we compose a coherent account of a character with such a lot of contradictory facets? some of these questions and extra are addressed via the essays during this quantity, written through a bunch of prime overseas Kafka scholars.

Contributors: Peter Beicken, Iris Bruce, Jacob Burnett, Uta Degner, Doreen Densky, Katja Garloff, Rolf Goebel, Mark Harman, Robert Lemon, Roland Reu, Ritchie Robertson, Walter Sokel, John Zilcosky,Saskia Ziolkowski.

Stanley Corngold is Professor Emeritus of German and Comparative Literature at Princeton college. Ruth V. Gross is Professor of German and Head of the dept of overseas Languages and Literatures at North Carolina kingdom University.

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