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Metamorphosis

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ISBN-10: 1936594005

ISBN-13: 9781936594009

Edition: N/A

Authors: Franz Kafka

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Often cited as one of the most influential works of short fiction of the 20th century, Metamorphosis is widely studied in colleges and universities across the western world. Nobel Peace Prize winner Elias Canetti described it as "one of the few great and perfect works of the poetic imagination written..."
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Book details

List price: $6.66
Publisher: Tribeca Books
Publication date: 5/30/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 76
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English

Franz Kafka was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, of middle-class Jewish parents. He apparently suffered a great deal of psychological pain at a young age at the hands of his domineering father. He took a law degree at the German University of Prague, then obtained a position in the workman's compensation division of the Austrian government. Always neurotic, insecure, and filled with a sense of inadequacy, Kafka's writing is a search for personal fulfillment and understanding. He wrote very slowly and deliberately, publishing very little in his lifetime. At his death he asked a close friend to burn his remaining manuscripts , but the friend refused the request. Instead the friend arranged for…