Kafka, Gothic and Fairytale

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Kafka, Gothic and Fairytale is an original comparative study of the novels and some of the related shorter punishment fantasies in terms of their relationship to the Gothic and fairytale conventions. It is an absorbing subject and one which, while keeping to the basic facts of his life, mind-set and literary method, shows Kafka's work in a genuinely new light. The contradiction between his persona with its love of fairytale and his shadow with its affinity with Gothic is reflected in his work, which is both Gothic and other ...

Kafka, Gothic and Fairytale 2003, Editions Rodopi B.V., Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789042011946

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