Reiner Stach

Ist das Kafka?

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ISBN: 978-3-10-075135-5


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On his explorations of libraries and archives, on research trips to Prague and Israel, the Kafka biographer Reiner Stach comes across many incredible items: hand-written inconsistencies, unexpected photographs, extracts from letters and reports from Kafka’s contemporaries, all of which shed a surprising light on Franz Kafka’s personality and writing. The book Ist das Kafka? compiles Reiner Stach’s 99 most exciting finds with his knowledgeable commentaries.

About Reiner Stach

Reiner Stach, born 1951 in Rochlitz (Saxony), studied philosophy, literature, and mathematics, achieving a doctoral degree. Subsequently, he worked as editor of science and non-fiction publications. His monograph Kafkas erotischer Mythos was published in 1987. After Stach discovered the bequest of Felice Bauer in the US, he organised the 1999 exhibition Kafkas Braut (Frankfurt, Vienna, Prague). In 2002 and 2008 respectively, the first two volumes of his critically acclaimed three-volume Kafka biography were published. In 2008, he was awarded the Special Prize of the Heimito von Doderer Society for Kafka: Die Jahre der Erkenntnis.

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