The Trial Summary
Franz Kafka

Everything you need to understand or teach The Trial by Franz Kafka.

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The Trial Summary

Franz Kafka is one of the greatest influences on Western literature in the twentieth century. He has inspired a whole range of artists from the creators of the detective story to writers of the television series Twilight Zone. He began work on The Trial in 1914 after a horrendous encounter with his fiancé, Felice Bauer, her sister, Erna Bauer, and Grete Bloch (a short-term lover). According to Kafka's friend Max Brod, he never finished...

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