Franz Kafka's literary profession started within the first decade of the 20 th century and produced the most attention-grabbing and influential works in all of recent ecu literature. Now, 100 years later, the worries of a brand new century demand a glance on the demanding situations dealing with Kafka scholarship within the many years forward: What extra will we desire to profit in regards to the context during which Kafka wrote? How does realizing that context have an effect on how we learn his stories?What are the implications of latest severe versions that provide exceptional entry to Kafka's works in manuscript shape? How does our view of Kafka switch the priorities and models of literary scholarship? What components in Kafka's fiction will locate resonance within the old context of a brand new millennium? How will we compose a coherent account of a character with such a lot of contradictory facets? a lot of these questions and extra are addressed by way of the essays during this quantity, written by means of a gaggle of best overseas Kafka students. individuals: Peter Beicken, Iris Bruce, Jacob Burnett, Uta Degner, Doreen Densky, Katja Garloff, Rolf Goebel, Mark Harman, Robert Lemon, Roland Reu, Ritchie Robertson, Walter Sokel, John Zilcosky, Saskia Ziolkowski. Stanley Corngold is Professor Emeritus of German and Comparative Literature at Princeton collage. Ruth V. Gross is Professor of German and Head ofthe division of overseas Languages and Literatures at North Carolina country college.
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