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From Kafka and Dada to Brecht and beyond

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Published by Published for Monatshefte [by] University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Austrian literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Peter Demetz ... [et al.] ; edited by Reinhold Grimm, Peter Spycher, Richard A. Zipser.
    SeriesMonatshefte occasional volume ;, no. 2, Monatshefte occasional volumes ;, no. 2.
    ContributionsDemetz, Peter, 1922-, Grimm, Reinhold., Spycher, Peter C., 1921-, Zipser, Richard A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT403 .F73 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination83 p. ;
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3783443M
    ISBN 100299970140
    LC Control Number81024056

    Kafka was born into a Jewish family in the city of Prague in Prague was a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire at that time, and Jews were expected to live apart from gentiles in a ghetto area. Kafka's father operated a drygoods store in the ghetto, assisted by his wife, Kafka's mother. The elder Kafka's domineering manner with hisFile Size: KB.


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