By Arthur Cools,Vivian Liska
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 can be thought of paradigmatic for the expression of the singular that can not be subsumed less than any generalization. This paradox engenders questions not just about the which means of the common because it manifests itself in (and is reworked via) 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 procedure those questions from numerous views. they're based in response to the subsequent concerns: ambiguity as a device of deconstructing the pre-established philosophical meanings of the common; the idea that of the legislations as a big 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 ideas of the common; and the that means and relevance of the common in modern Kafka reception. This quantity examines primary features of the interaction among philosophy and literature.
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Kafka and the Universal (Interdisciplinary German Cultural Studies) by Arthur Cools,Vivian Liska