Letter to the Father/Brief an den Vater
A Paperback edition by Franz Kafka in English and German (Sep 15, 2015)
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Short Description: One of the most astonishing and revelatory pieces of writing ever produced by this twentieth-century literary icon, presented in both the original German and the English... Read more
One of the most astonishing and revelatory pieces of writing ever produced by this twentieth-century literary icon, presented in both the original German and the English translation.
Kafka's letter to his father is at once an exploration of his relationship to his father, his need to write, and the source of his fear?one that his father prompts in him but that is beyond the scope of Kafka's memory and power of reasoning. There is no greater text about authority, the disfiguring effects of shame, and, in particular, Kafka's lifelong need to have his father's unobtainable approval.
Letter to the Father/Brief an den Vater Paperback edition by Franz Kafka
- Franz Kafka
- The Schocken Kafka Library
- Schocken Books
- Publication date
- Sep 15, 2015
- Product dimensions
- 130 x 203 x 11mm