Aphorisms The Schocken Kafka Library #ad - . The second sequence of aphorisms, originally appeared as entries in Kafka’s diary from January 6 to February 29, numbering 41, 1920. Franz kafka composed aphorisms during two periods in his life. The aphorism eludes definition: it can appear to be a random jotting or a more polished observation. A series of 109 was written between september 1917 and april 1918, west Bohemia, while Kafka was on a visit to his sister Ottla, in Zürau, hoping for a brief respite following the diagnosis of the tuberculosis virus that would eventually claim his life.
Kafka’s aphorisms are fascinating glimpses into the lure and the enigma of the form itself.
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Whether read as an existential tale, or a prophecy of the excesses of modern bureaucracy wedded to the madness of totalitarianism, a parable, Kafka's nightmare has resonated with chilling truth for generations of readers. Used book in Good Condition. Written in 1914, the trial is one of the most important novels of the twentieth century: the terrifying tale of Josef K.
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Letters To Felice Schocken ClassicsSchocken #ad - But soon after their engagement was announced in 1914, Kafka began to worry that marriage would interfere with his writing and his need for solitude. The more than five hundred letters kafka wrote to felice—through their breakup, when kafka began to feel the effects of the tuberculosis that would eventually claim his life—reveal the full measure of his inner turmoil as he tried, and their final parting in the fall of that year, in vain, a second engagement in 1917, to balance his desire for human connection with what he felt were the solitary demands of his craft.
Energetic, down-to-earth, and life-affirming, the twenty-five-year-old secretary was everything Kafka was not, and he was instantly smitten. Used book in Good Condition. Schocken Books Inc. Because he was living in prague and she in Berlin, his courtship was largely an epistolary one—passionate, and anxious letters sent almost daily, self-deprecating, sometimes even two or three times a day.
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Sometimes surprisingly humorous, type design, about manuscripts in progress, and girls; and heartbreaking reports to his parents, on life, they include charming notes to school friends; fascinating accounts to Brod about his work in its various stages of publication; correspondence with his publisher, sometimes wrenchingly sad, sisters, literature, including Martin Buber and Felix Weltsch, and late royalty statements; revealing exchanges with other young writers of the day, suggested book titles, Kurt Wolff, and friends on the declining state of his health in the last months of his life.
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Schocken Books Inc. When kafka's literary executor, he omitted these notebooks--which include short stories, dates, “notations of a diary nature, Max Brod, published the diaries in 1948, he wrote, fragments of stories and other literary writings--because, are found in them only as a rare exception. The blue octavo notebooks have thus remained little known and yet are among the most characteristic and brilliantly gnomic of Kafka's work.
Blue Octavo Notebooks #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Schocken Books Inc. Followers of kafka will require this book and will find it most rewarding. Library Journal. This edition of the english translation has been corrected with reference to the German text for certain omissions and discrepancies of sequence.
The Metamorphosis: And Other Stories The Schocken Kafka LibrarySchocken #ad - Used book in Good Condition. To max brod, his literary executor, he wrote: “Of all my writings the only books that can stand are these. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Schocken Books Inc. Schocken Books Inc. Schocken. Schocken Books Inc. This collection brings together the stories that Kafka allowed to be published during his lifetime.
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