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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Introducing Kafka (Introducing...)

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Publisher Comments:

Kafka wrote in the tradition of the great Yiddish storytellers, whose stock-in-trade was bizarre fantasy, tainted with hilarity and self-abasement. What he brought to this tradition was an almost unbearably expanded consciousness. Alienated from his roots, his family, his surroundings and primarily from his own body, Kafka created a unique literary language in which to hide away, transforming himself into a cockroach, an ape, a dog, a mole or a circus artiste who starves himself to death in front of admiring crowds.

Synopsis:

Franz Kafka was described as living behind a 'glass wall', writing bizarre fantasy, tainted with hilarity and self-abasement, he brought to this an almost unbearably expanded consciousness, creating a unique literary language in which to hide. This book, helping us to see beyond the cliche 'Kafkaesque', is illustrated by legendary underground artist Robert Crumb.

Synopsis:

This book, helping us to see beyond the cliche Kafkaesque, is illustrated by legendary underground artist Robert Crumb.

Synopsis:

Helps the reader to see beyond the cliche 'Kafkaesque' and to peer through to the man himself.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781840461220
Author:
Crumb, Robert
Author:
Crumb, Robert
Author:
Mairowitz, David Zane
Publisher:
Totem Books
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Caricatures and cartoons
Subject:
European - General
Subject:
German
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
Introducing...
Publication Date:
19960515
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW illustrations throughout
Pages:
350
Dimensions:
8.20 x 5.58 x 0.47 in

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Introducing Kafka (Introducing...)
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"Synopsis" by , Franz Kafka was described as living behind a 'glass wall', writing bizarre fantasy, tainted with hilarity and self-abasement, he brought to this an almost unbearably expanded consciousness, creating a unique literary language in which to hide. This book, helping us to see beyond the cliche 'Kafkaesque', is illustrated by legendary underground artist Robert Crumb.
"Synopsis" by , This book, helping us to see beyond the cliche Kafkaesque, is illustrated by legendary underground artist Robert Crumb.
"Synopsis" by , Helps the reader to see beyond the cliche 'Kafkaesque' and to peer through to the man himself.
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