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Franz Kafka


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Franz Kafka

  1. 1. FRANZ KAFKA <br />By<br />Celile Önürt-20627842494<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />Life andWork<br />Education<br />Employment<br />LiteraryCareer<br />WritingStyle<br />Publications<br />Death<br />
  3. 3. Life andWork<br /> Franz Kafka,<br />born3 July1883 in Pragueanddied 3 June1924 in Keirling<br />one of themostinfluential German-languagenovelists <br />theterm "Kafkaesque" has becomepart of theEnglishvernacular.<br />
  4. 4. Life andwork<br />‘’huge, selfish, overbearingbusinessman’’described his father as<br />Kafka'ssisterswere sent tothe ŁódźGhettoanddiedthereor in deathcamps<br />
  5. 5. education<br />Charles-FerdinandUniversity <br />Kafka firststudiedchemistry, but switchedtolaw<br />obtainedthedegree of Doctor of Law<br />
  6. 6. employment<br />the Assicurazioni Generali, a largeItalianinsurancecompany<br />Worker'sAccidentInsurance Instituteforthe Kingdom of Bohemia<br />with his closefriendsMaxBrodand FelixWeltsch<br />Yiddishtheatre<br />
  7. 7. LiteraryCareer<br />TheMetamorphosis<br />TheTrial<br />The Castle<br />Description of a Struggle<br />Contemplation<br />TheJudgment<br />TheStoker<br />TheStoker<br />Blumfeld, an ElderlyBachelor<br />
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  9. 9. LiteraryCareer<br /> Kafka wroteto his friendand literaryexecutor MaxBrod<br /> ‘’DearestMax, mylastrequest: Everything I leavebehindme ... in theway of diaries, manuscripts, letters (myownandothers'), sketches, andso on, [is] to be burnedunread’’<br />
  10. 10. WritingStyle<br />useof a characteristicpeculiartothe Germanlanguage<br />Kafka'ssentencesunexpectedimpactjustbeforethefull stop—thatbeingthefinalizingmeaningandfocus. <br />EspeciallyTheMetamorphosis<br />
  11. 11. Publications<br />Muchof Kafka'sworkwasunfinished<br />Thenovels TheCastle, TheTrialand AmerikawereallpreparedforpublicationbyBrod<br />
  12. 12. Publications<br />LetterstoMilena<br />Inlate 1919, shetooknoticestory, Der Heizer (TheStoker)byKafka, andwrotetohim.<br />  Thiswasthebeginning of theircorrespondence, whichwouldcontinueuntilearly 1923.  <br />
  13. 13. Death<br />He diedof tuberculosis in 1924<br />‘’I couldnot read this book, the human brain is not as extremely complexas it’’ by Einstein<br />‘’If you hear one day the need for confessional, not a cage Kafka's grave sin of the Catholic Church would prefer’’ by Oscar Wilde<br />