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Title Kafka's creatures : animals, hybrids, and other fantastic beings / edited by Marc Lucht and Donna Yarri

Publ Info Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  PT2621.A26 Z76125 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 296 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Introduction / Marc Lucht -- Kafka's hybrids: thinking animals and mirrored humans / Margot Norris --"Czechs, Jews and dogs not allowed": identity, boundary, and moral stance in Kafka's "A crossbreed" and "Jackals and Arabs" / Hadea Nell Kriesberg -- De-allegorizing Kafka's ape: two animalistic contexts / Naama Harel -- Agents of the forgotten: animals as the vehicles of shame in Kafka / Tahia Thaddeus Reynaga -- The difficult task of being real: Odradek, the kittenlamb, and the historical individual / Eleanor Helms -- Consolation in your neighbor's fur: on Kafka's animal parables / Burkhard Müller -- Crowds, animality, and aesthetic language in Kafka's "Josephine" / Thomas H. Ford -- Performative emotion in Kafka's "Josephine, the singer; or, the mouse folks," and Freud's "The creative writer and daydreaming" / Andrea Baer -- The power of the look: Franz Kafka's "The cares of a family man" / Esther K. Bauer -- Four hands good, two hands bad / Tom Tyler -- Who identified the animal? Hybridity and body politics in Kafka's "The metamorphosis" and Amerika (The man who disappeared) / Melissa De Bruyker -- The portrait of an armor-plated sign: reimagining Samsa's exoskeleton / Dean Swinford -- Extraterrestrial Kafka: ahead to the graphic novel / Henry Sussman -- Index to Kafka's use of creatures in his writings / Donna Yarri
LC subject Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924 -- Criticism and interpretation
Animals in literature
Animals, Mythical, in literature
Human-animal relationships in literature
Add Author Lucht, Marc, 1969-
Yarri, Donna
ISBN 9780739143940 (alk. paper)
0739143948 (alk. paper)
9780739143964 (electronic)
0739143964 (electronic)