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Dearest Father (Oneworld Modern Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

Conflict between father and son is one of the oldest themes in literature, and in this open letter to his father—a letter that was never sent—Kafka tries to come to terms with one of the most deeply rooted obsessions of his troubled soul. Written as a long, tense, and dramatic confession in which writer and man are gathered together in front of an ambivalent figure of authority, Letter to My Father is a desperate attempt to retrace the origins of a turbulent and highly conflicted relationship between an unflinching parent and an extremely sensitive child. Kafkas inspired work is both a merciless indictment of his father and an impassioned appeal to him.

Synopsis:

This letter is the closest that Kafka came to setting down his autobiography. He was driven to write it by his father's opposition to his engagement with Julie Wohryzek. The marriage did not take place; the letter was not delivered.

About the Author

Franz Kafka (1883–1924) was one of the major German-language fiction writers of the 20th century, known for The Metamorphosis and The Trial.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781847490254
Author:
Kafka, Franz
Publisher:
Oneworld Classics
Translator:
Stokes, Hannah; Stokes, Richard
Translator:
Stokes, Hannah
Translator:
Stokes, Richard
Author:
Kafka
Author:
Stokes, Richard
Author:
Stokes, Hannah
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Kafka, Franz
Subject:
Authors, Austrian -- 20th century.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Oneworld Modern Classics
Publication Date:
20090401
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 in 1 lb

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