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Kafka

[kahf-kah, -kuh] /ˈkɑf kɑ, -kə/
noun
1.
Franz
[frahnts] /frɑnts/ (Show IPA),
1883–1924, Austrian novelist and short-story writer, born in Prague.
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  • There are sketches for the third movement in the Kafka volume, but they afford no help in fixing a date.

  • The Wanderer looked from Unorna to Kafka with profound surprise.

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  • At the same time he looked into Kafka's eyes and raised one hand as though in warning.

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  • "Ah—she told me that you hated her," said Kafka, turning his dark eyes to his companion.

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  • Unorna knelt down and let her hand rest a few seconds on Kafka's brow.

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British Dictionary definitions for Kafka

Kafka

/ˈkæfkə; Czech ˈkafka/
noun
1.
Franz (frants). 1883–1924, Czech novelist writing in German. In his two main novels The Trial (1925) and The Castle (1926), published posthumously against his wishes, he portrays man's fear, isolation, and bewilderment in a nightmarish dehumanized world
Derived Forms
Kafkaesque (ˌkæfkəˈɛsk) adjective
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