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.

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.

“It was true that the words he uttered were evidently no longer intelligible, despite the fact that they had seemed clear enough to him, clearer than before, perhaps….”

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“It was true that the words he uttered were evidently no longer intelligible, despite the fact that they had seemed clear enough to him, clearer than before, perhaps….”

Franz Kafka - The Metamorphosis beetle brooch. Classic book brooches made with original pages. By houseofismay.

Franz Kafka - The Metamorphosis beetle brooch. Classic book brooches made with original pages

Franz Kafka - The Metamorphosis beetle brooch. Classic book brooches made with original pages. By houseofismay.

The Metamorphosis (German: Die Verwandlung) is a novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915.

The Metamorphosis (German: Die Verwandlung) is a novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915.

The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

The Metamorphosis

The Metamorphosis

German Expressionism | Max Beckhmann | Family Picture 1920 | Painter, printmaker. Known for probing the human condition in portraits, self-portraits, and enigmatic, allegorical tableaus. Emerged in Berlin in early working in late Impressionist manner.

Nothing I can say can do Kafka justice.  He mapped modern man's relation to his environment like a master cartographer of the soul.  See, that sounded awful.

Nothing I can say can do Kafka justice. He mapped modern man's relation to his environment like a master cartographer of the soul. See, that sounded awful.

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