"Kafka and "Prague circle"" Franz Kafka's Prague Tip by FruitLover

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  Hebrew: in this house Franz Kafka was born
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  • Hebrew: in this house Franz Kafka was born - Prague
      Hebrew: in this house Franz Kafka was born
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  • Kafka and "Prague circle" - Prague

Kafka (1883-1924) is regarded as one of the best writers of the 20th century. The term "Kafkaesque" has become part of the English language.

Was born to Jewish parents.

The pictures show the house in which he was born, on the Old Town Square next to the Church of St Nicholas, now contains a permanent exhibition devoted to the author.

Jews were prominent in the cultural life of Prague. Their contribution to German literature was most significant. The group of Prague-German-Jewish authors which imerged in the 1880s, known as the "Prague circle" (Der Prager Kreis), achieved international recognition, and icluded Franz Kafka, Max brod, Franz Werfel' Oskar Baum, Ludwig Winder and more.

Website: http://www.franzkafka-soc.cz/

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  • Updated Nov 4, 2011
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