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By Richard T. Gray, Ruth V. Gross, Rolf J. Goebel, Clayton Koelb

ISBN-10: 0313061424

ISBN-13: 9780313061424

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Known for depicting alienation, frustration, and the victimization of the person by way of impenetrable bureaucracies, Kafka's works have given upward push to the time period Kafkaesque. This encyclopedia information Kafka's existence and writings.

Included are greater than 800 alphabetically prepared entries on his works, characters, relatives and pals, subject matters, and different issues. lots of the entries cite works for additional analyzing, and the Encyclopedia closes with a particular, normal bibliography.

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Colloquia Germanica 24 (1991): 194-202; Karl S. Singer, "The Young Revolutionaries: 'The Rejection'," The Kafka Debate: New Perspectives for Our Time, ed. Angel Flores (New York: Gordian, 1977), 126-32. "Die Abweisung" ("Rejection"). Kafka included the manuscript of this brief dialogic text, originally entitled "Begegnung" (Encounter), as an attachment to a letter to Hedwig Weiler presumably written in October or November of 1907. Since in this letter Kafka remarks that the text is about a year old, its initial composition most likely dates back to 1906.

Nonetheless, in August 1920, around the time he composed the later group of stories, Kafka, according to information he supplied in a letter to Milena Jesenska, was reading a translation of a Chinese book on the theme of death, and this may have supplied the necessary connection to the earlier works. The editors of the Critical Edition point to one further possible background work that may have influenced the composition of "Die Abweisung" in particular: a report by Bertrand Russell, printed in the Prager Tagblatt, relating details of his trip to Soviet Russia that, like Kafka's story, deals with the themes of political power, its origins, the sources of its legitimacy, and the emergence of revolutionary movements.

The metaphysical groundlessness of Kafka's scenarios, hovering between recognizable reality and nightmare, is at the same time serious and comical, tragic and ironic. But it is also important to note that although the protagonists themselves gain little or no insight into their plight, neither the author nor the critical reader must share their limited experience. For while Kafka admitted to staging his stories of despair as self-consciously artificial and contrived scenarios, the reader is invited to stand apart from the protagonists and reconstruct the traces of social injustice, capitalist exploitation, colonial hegemony, and other such political contexts that partly explain what appears to the protagonists themselves as something absurd and inexplicable.

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