Franz Kafka by Franz Kafka
The Complete Stories

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The Complete Stories brings together all of Kafka’s stories, from the classic tales such as “The Metamorphosis,” “In the Penal Colony,” and “A Hunger Artist” to shorter pieces and fragments that Max Brod, Kafka’s literary executor, released after Kafka’s death. With the exception of his three novels, the whole of Kafka’s narrative work is included in this volume. 

 

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Published October 24, 2012 by Schocken. 514 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The Independent

By the time Kafka died in June 1924, exactly one month short of his forty-first birthday, Milena had returned to Prague.

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Brothers Judd

Upon making that realization, I reread Metamorphosis, and my favorite "Unhappiness" only to find that Kafka's writing is so obviously laced with his gayness conflict (whether self-realized or not, I dont know.) I mean look at the titles of his stories alone: the Stoker ?

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London Review of Books

is owed to his office job,’ but we can certainly agree that anything we learn about his job will strengthen ‘our sense of the conditions under which Kafka accomplished his nocturnal writing’ – the writing he did, that is, when he got home from the office.

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Project MUSE

Since the discourses of difference consider individual members of deviating groups as subject to an immutable character, nature, or essence, the term "essentialism" (although not used by Gilman himself) might conveniently unite the racist, anti-Semitic, sexist, homophobic, homoerotic, and eugenic...

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The Paris Review

When the novelist Adam Thirlwell told me his idea, I was skeptical: to publish a work of fiction in many translations, each version being a translation of the one before.

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Weird Fiction Review

Kafka’s nightmarish, disturbing work— the novels The Trial (1925), The Castle (1926) and Amerika (1927), as well as short stories like “The Metamorphosis” (1915) and the story reprinted in The Weird, “In the Penal Colony” […] WeirdFictionReview.com is an ongoing exploration into all facets...

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