Give It Up! And Other Short Stories by Franz Kafka

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Nine paranoid tales by Franz Kafka are put to bold graphic comics.
 

About Franz Kafka

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Peter Kuper is a cofounder and editorial board member of political graphics magazine World War 3 Illustrated and a teacher who has taught at New York's School of Visual Arts and Parsons The New School for Design. Best known for drawing Mad magazine's Spy vs. Spy comic since 1997, he has also illustrated covers for Newsweek and Time magazines. He is the author of the graphic novel Sticks and Stones, which won the New York Society of Illustrators gold medal, and his autobiography, Stop Forgetting to Remember. He lives in New York City.
 
Published January 1, 2003 by NBM Publishing. 64 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The result is uneven--some pieces nicely capture Kafka's cityscapes in angular designs reminiscent of ""The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari."" Others update the time and place, an idea that works particularly well in ""The Trees,"" a striking tale of indifference to the homeless, with menacing images of ...

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Kuper (Stripped: An Autobiography in Comics) has taken on Kafka's eerily engaging short tales and captured both an impressive degree of Kafka's personal brand of existential dread, and his pervasive aura of extreme psychic alienation.

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