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Franz Kafka Primary Sources

Historical documents. What clues can you gather about Franz Kafka, the time, place, players, and culture?

The Metamorphosis

E-text of Kafka's novel, in English.

The Trial

An English translation of Kafka's novel.

"A Hunger Artist"

Text of Kafka's short story.

"Before the Law"

A fragment by Kafka.

"Conversation With the Supplicant"

The text of Kafka's short story, also called "Conversation With the Worshipper."

"Give It Up"

A haunting fragment by Kafka.

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