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Franz Kafka


Czech modernist writer of the famous novella, The Metamorphosis, when a businessman awakes to look for that he has turned into a large dung beetle. Kafka’s various other major works are the Wisdom, Contemplation, and Words to Felice. He examined law on the German Charles-Ferdinand School of Prague. Soon after, he proved helpful for the Assicurazioni Generali, an Italian insurance provider, but was disappointed because his lengthy work hours still left short amount of time for his composing. His books, The Trial as well as the Castle, were hardly ever published during his life time, and, during his loss of life, he asked to allow them to end up being burned; nevertheless, the books survived and so are now considered main works from the twentieth hundred years. He was created in Prague to a German-Jewish family members that included parents Hermann and Julie Kafka and siblings Gabriele, Valerie, and Ottilie (most of whom passed away tragically in the Holocaust). Franz Kafka passed away youthful of tuberculosis rather than married, but acquired numerous romantic relationships during his life time; his fans included Felice Bauer, Dora Diamant, and article writer Milena Jesenska. Vladimir Nabokov kept Kafka’s function in high regard.

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Full Name Franz Kafka
Date Of Birth July 3, 1883
Died June 3, 1924, Kierling, Klosterneuburg, Austria
Place Of Birth Prague, Czech Republic
Height 1.82 m
Profession Novelist
Education Karl-Ferdinands-Universität
Nationality Czechoslovak
Parents Hermann Kafka, Julie Kafka
Siblings Ottilie Kafka, Gabriele Kafka, Georg Kafka, Valli Kafka, Heinrich Kafka
Movies The Trial, Class Relations, Metamorphosis, The Castle, A Country Doctor, Artist Of Fasting, People In Places, The Penal Colony, Die Verwandlung, The Metamorphosis of Mr. Samsara, The Man Who Waited, The Chamberstork, K, Kafka's the burrow, Schakale Und Araber, The Metamorphosis, The Sickroom, Isle of the Dead, Teen Metamorphosis, Metamorphose, Spell, Gemeinschaft, Il processo
Star Sign Cancer

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1Instructed his friend Max Brod to burn all his work after his death. Max Brod decided to publish it instead.
2None of his work was published in his lifetime and was only found after his death.
3He is considered one of the most influential authors of the twentieth century.
4Worked at an Insurance company.
5He dreamed of emigrating to Palestine and becoming an artisan/carpenter; later, he contemplated moving to Tel Aviv and opening up a Jewish restaurant with his friend Dora Diamant where she would cook and he would serve as the waiter.
6He died of tuberculosis which had moved up to his larynx and robbed him of the ability to speak in his last days.
7His two brothers died as infants in the late 1880's and his three sisters were murdered in the Holocaust.



The Castle1968novel "Das Schloß"
Hora once1968TV Series 1 episode
Le fratricide1967Short short story
Theatre 6251966TV Series book - 1 episode
De grafbewaker1965Short story
In der Strafkolonie1963TV Movie short story
The Trial1962based on the novel by
Das Schloß1962TV Movie
Prosessen1962TV Movie novel
Ein Bericht für eine Akademie1962TV Movie novella
K (Metamorphosis)1954Short story
Una confusión cotidiana1950Short short story
Shinpan2017based on the novel by filming
The Judgment2016Short original short story
Danjiki geinin2016short story
Der Kübelreiter2016Short based on a short story by
Die Verwandlung2015Short writer
Brudermord2015Short short story
The Metamorphosis2015Short based on the novella by
K2015/IInovel "Das SchloÃY"
Der Bau2014novella
Die Verwandlung2013Short based on the novella by
Septième Promenade2013Video short
Gente en sitios2013short story
A Common Confusion2012Short story
Metamorphosis2012/Ibased on the novella by
Before the Law2011Short writer
Schakale und Araber2011Short short story "Schakale und Araber"
The Burrow2009Short story
Conversation with the Supplicant2008Short based on the short story by
Pratioci2008Short story
A Metamorfose2007Short
Kafuka: Inaka isha2007Short short story "Ein Landarzt"
La metamorfosis2007story
L'homme qui attendait2006Short story "The Trial"
Nu devant un fantôme2006Short novel
In the Penal Colony2006Short story
Smesne i druge price2005TV Mini-Series novel - 1 episode
The Hunger Artist2004Short
Menschenkörper2004Short short story "Ein Landarzt"
Prevrashchenie2002novel "Die Verwandlung"
Ein Brudermord2002Short original story
Lo strano caso del signor Kappa2001novel
Am Ende des Ganges1999Short novel "Der Prozess"
Bratobójstwo1999Short story
A Common Confusion1999Short writer
The Sickroom1998Short story
Das Schloß1997TV Movie novel: "Das Schloß"
Metamorphosis: Beyond the Screen Door1997Video based on the book by
Maalaislääkäri1995Short short story "Ein Landarzt"
Spivachka Zhosefina i myshachyy narod1994story
La metamorfosis de Franz Kafka1994Short based on the novella by
Kamarihaikara1994Short short story
La mort de Molière1994Video
Procesas1994TV Movie novel "Der Prozess"
Zamok1994novel "Das Schloss"
Rastreseno gledanje kroz prozor1993Short story
Screen Two1993TV Series novel - 1 episode
The Trial1993novel
Hiilisangolla ratsastaja1992TV Short short story
Books: Feed Your Head1991TV Mini-Series short book "The Metamorphosis" - 1 episode
Tsikhe-Simagre1990novel "Das Schloss"
Informe per a una acadèmia1989TV Movie play
El prontuario del señor K1987TV Movie
Metamorphosis1987TV Series novel
Linna1986novel "Das Schloss"
Le château1984TV Movie novel "Das Schloss"
Klassenverhältnisse1984novel "Amerika"
Une villa aux environs de New York1983TV Movie novel "L'Amérique"
La métamorphose1983TV Movie short story
Die Vorüberlaufenden1983Short short story
A Hunger Artist1982story
Levél apámhoz1982TV Movie
Ein Brudermord1981Short story
Fraticidio1981Short story
Ante la ley1980Short story
The Metamorphosis of Mr. Samsa1978Short story
Il processo1978TV Movie novel
Bratrovrazda1977Short short story
Brosta sto nomo1977Short story
Redogörelse framlagd för en akademi1976TV Movie story
Metamorphosis1976novella "Die Verwandlung"
Un informe para una academia1975play
Die Verwandlung1975TV Movie novel
El teatro1975TV Series novel "Das Schloß" - 1 episode
Plain-chant1972TV Series 1 episode
The Penal Colony1970story
The Great Wall of China1970based on the stories by
Tuomio1970TV Movie short story
Amerika oder der Verschollene1969TV Movie novel
Oikeusjuttu1969TV Movie novel "Der Prozess"



Männin2015Short acknowledgment
The Reader2008acknowledgment: The Metamorphosis by
Acción mutante1993thanks

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1A first sign of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.
2Women are traps which lie in wait for men everywhere, in order to drag them down into the Finite.

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