The Metamorphosis (German: Die Verwandlung) is a novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915. It is often cited as one of the seminal works of fiction of the 20th century and is widely studied in colleges and universities across the western world. The story begins with a traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, waking to find himself transformed into a monstrous insect-like creature.

Bookcover for Franz Kafkas novella, The Metamorphosis pub. “The Metamorphosis” (Die Verwandlung, also sometimes termed “The Transformation”) tells a tale of a young man Gregor Samsa, waking to find himself transformed into a monstrous.

Franz Kafka (3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was an influential German-language author of novels and short stories who is regarded as one of the great writers of the 20th century. The term "Kafkaesque" has entered the English language to describe surreal situations reminiscent of those in his writing. I use to read Metamorphosis to lose weight.

Franz Kafka July 1883 – 3 June was an influential German-language author of novels and short stories who is regarded as one of the great writers of the century. The term "Kafkaesque" has entered the English language

Franz Kafka by Andy Warhol. Veja também: http://semioticas1.blogspot.com.br/2011/07/parabolas-de-kafka.html

Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century: Franz Kafka, 1980 by Andy Warhol. From the portfolio of ten screenprints on Lenox Museum Board.

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Franz Kafka, born July inspired the imaginations of a generation of writers. In honor of his birthday, we've put together a list of his quotes to fuel your own thoughts.

The famous last photo of Franz Kafka; age 40 and dying of tuberculosis. (1924)

Famous last photo - Franz Kafka; age 40 dying of tuberculosis -::- One of my great writer heroes. The Hunger Artist (short story) made huge impression in my teen years.

by Franz Kafka | 23 Books You Didn’t Read In High School But Actually Should

Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka/ 23 books you didn't read in high school but actually should

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Franz Kafka was a culturally influential German-language author of short stories and novels. Contemporary critics and academics regard Kafka as one of the best writers of the century. The term "Kafkaesque" has become part of the English language.

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Franz Kafka poster print Great Writers

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“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.” — Franz Kafka — in Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic.

"A book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us." ~Franz Kafka (unknown artist) I loved this story dude had such an amazing imagination!

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