#181 Overall Influence

Franz Kafka

Bohemian novelist and short story writer

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Franz Kafka was a German-speaking Bohemian novelist and short-story writer, widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th-century literature. His work fuses elements of realism and the fantastic. It typically features isolated protagonists facing bizarre or surrealistic predicaments and incomprehensible socio-bureaucratic powers. It has been interpreted as exploring themes of alienation, existential anxiety, guilt, and absurdity. His best known works include "" , , and . The term Kafkaesque has entered English to describe situations like those found in his writing.

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Karl-Ferdinands-Universität

Charles University

Oldest and largest university in the Czech Republic

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#30 World Rank
Literature
#120 World Rank
Law