Being Kafka

Illustration zu "Being Kafka" © Goethe-Institut, Illustration: Roberto Maján

Why does Franz Kafka’s spell remain unbroken a hundred years after his death? Is it his exquisite letters, our affection for dramatic tales, or the sense that our contemporary world has never been more Kafkaesque? The centenary of Franz Kafka's death presents a chance to delve into innovative approaches to understanding the author and his captivating oeuvre.

Kafka in Art and Literature

Kafka's Legacy

One of the first signs of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.

Franz Kafka

Kafka in Media and Popular Culture

Kafka's Humor & Everyday Life