A Franz Kafka Encyclopedia by Richard T. Gray, Ruth V. Gross, Rolf J. Goebel, Clayton

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

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Known for depicting alienation, frustration, and the victimization of the person through 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, kin and buddies, subject matters, and different subject matters. many of the entries cite works for extra examining, and the Encyclopedia closes with a specific, normal bibliography.

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A Franz Kafka Encyclopedia

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Again, we refer to such characters with their German names, supplying the English version either in parentheses or, in the text of the individual entries, as an apposition to the German. " Within individual articles, cross-references to other relevant entries are xlv marked by bold type. It is our hope that this will make it easier for readers, using their own discretion, to follow up on a specific topic in more detail. The Kafka Encyclopedia has been a long time in the making. The process began in spring 1996, when Greenwood Press approached Richard Gray about authoring an encyclopedia on Kafka for its reference book series.

These tables will also provide interested readers with overviews of the type and number of entries included in any individual category. Obviously, except in the case of Kafka's works themselves, none of these categories lays claim to completeness. With regard, for example, to those Preface writers, artists, and intellectuals to whom Kafka refers in his life documents, we had to limit our purview to those who seemed most significant. Kafka was—it needs to be stressed—intensely involved in the intellectual and cultural climate of his age; he was, in addition, an avid reader, theatergoer, and even moviegoer.

Indeed, the drama of the colonel's rejection has become so predictable as to become a kind of political ritual, staged at regular intervals, whose outcome is known in advance. The narrator relates an experience from his childhood that exemplifies just such a petition and its ritualistic rejection, and his story emphasizes the anxiety the populace senses in anticipation of the petition and the extraordinary relief they feel when the rejection they anticipate is ultimately pronounced. In this relationship between the colonel and his willing subjects, Kafka provides an insightful portrayal of the subtle psychological mechanisms that legitimate political and social power and encourage subordinates to accept, and even to enjoy, their demeaning position of absolute subservience.

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