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The Esoteric Composition of Kafka's Corpus: v. I - Devising Nihilistic LiteratureBy: Lawrence Nannery (author)Hardback
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DescriptionProvides a survey of Kafka's oeuvre and its themes. This book is a positive refutation of regnant critical approaches to Kafka in order to retrieve the works themselves and thereby revivify our primitive experience of the world as nihilistic and accidental, making of literature something all-important for our lives.
About AuthorLawrence Nannery is Professor of Philosophy at St. Francis College.
ContentsForeword; Introduction; 1. Themes in the Writings of Kafka; 2. Elements of Kafka's Style; 3. Comic Horror; 4. Guilt; 5. Demons; 6. The Coincidence of Opposites and the Thesis of Radical Finitude; 7. Heidegger and Kafka; 8. Living with Nihilism. The Later Works; Bibliography; Index.
- publication date: 05/10/2007
- ISBN13: 9780773458031
- Format: Hardback
- Number Of Pages: 425
- ID: 9780773458031
- ISBN10: 0773458034
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