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$22.50 • £18.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674011380

Publication Date: 05/30/2003


192 pages

16 color illustrations, 31 duotones, 10 line drawings, 1 map

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  • Introduction by Ritchie Robertson
  • Fame—too late for the author
  • The son of a shopkeeper, lost in Prague
  • What does a boy learn at an Imperial and Royal Secondary School?
  • University, society and language in the capital of Bohemia
  • “Description of a Struggle”: the insurance official, his job, his plans and his journeys
  • The only way to write!
  • Life or literature? Kafka’s engagements and The Trial
  • The wound
  • A naked man among the clothed
  • Notes
  • Map of Prague
  • Chronology
  • List of Works
  • Further Reading
  • Picture Sources
  • Index

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