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By Arthur Cools,Vivian Liska

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ISBN-13: 9783110455328

Kafka’s paintings has been attributed a common value and is frequently considered as the final word witness of the human situation within the 20th century. but his paintings is additionally thought of paradigmatic for the expression of the singular that can't be subsumed less than any generalization. This paradox engenders questions not just in regards to the which means of the common because it manifests itself in (and is remodeled by way of) Kafka’s writings but in addition in regards to the expression of the singular in literary fiction because it demanding situations the competition among the common and the singular. The contributions during this quantity strategy those questions from a number of views. they're established in keeping with the next concerns: ambiguity as a device of deconstructing the pre-established philosophical meanings of the common; the concept that of the legislation as an immense image for the common that means of Kafka’s writings; the presence of animals in Kafka’s texts; the modernist mode of writing as problem of philosophical recommendations of the common; and the that means and relevance of the common in modern Kafka reception. This quantity examines valuable features of the interaction among philosophy and literature.

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