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Kafka's Stereoscopes

The Political Function of a Literary Style

Kafka's Stereoscopes( )
Author: Holm, Isak Winkel
Series edited by: Meyer, Imke
Series title:New Directions in German Studies
ISBN:978-1-5013-4782-5
Publication Date:Sep 2019
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Imprint:Bloomsbury Academic
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $120.00
Book Description:

In 1911, Franz Kafka encountered the Kaiser Panorama: a stereoscopic peep show offering an illusion of three-dimensional depth. After the experience, he began to emulate the apparatus in his literary sketches, developing a style we might call "stereoscopic," juxtaposing, like the optical stereoscope, two images of the same object seen from slightly different perspectives. Isak Winkel Holm argues that Kafka's stereoscopic style is crucial to an understanding of the relation between...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / General
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.66 x 8.78 x 0.99 Inches
Book Weight:0.999 Pounds



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