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Franz at the age of 5 Franz was the eldest of six children. He had two younger brothers who died in infancy and three younger sisters Gabriele —Valerie —Ottilie —all of whom perished in concentration camps. His father, Hermann Kafka —was described as a huge ill-tempered domestic tyrant, who on many occasions directed his anger towards his son and was disrespectful towards his escape into literature.
Kafka's father was a businessman who established himself as an independent retailer of men's and women's fancy goods and accessories, employing up to 15 people. All his life Kafka struggled to come to terms with his domineering Frank kafka. Kafka's mother, Julie — Frank kafka, was the daughter of a prosperous brewer and was better educated than her husband.
She helped to manage her husband's business and worked in it as much as 12 hours a day. The children were largely raised by a series of governesses and servants. Education From toFranz attended the Deutsche Knabenschule, the boys elementary school in Prague.
He was sent to German schools, not Czech, which demonstrates his father's desire for social advancement. His Jewish upbringing was limited mostly to his bar mitzvah and going to the synagogue four times a year with his father, which didn't give him much to go on.
He did well in school, taking classes like Latin, Greek and history. In the end of his first year, he met another student a year younger than he was, Max Brod, who would become a close friend of his throughout his life, together with the journalist Felix Weltsch, who also studied law.
Kafka obtained the degree of Doctor of Law on June 18, and performed an obligatory year of unpaid service as law clerk for the civil and criminal courts. Work At the end of Kafka started working in a huge Italian insurance company, where he stayed for nearly a year.
His correspondence during that period witnesses that he was unhappy with his working time schedule - from 8 p. On July 15,he resigned, and few weeks later found more suitable employment with the Worker's Accident Insurance Institute for the Kingdom of Bohemia.
He worked there until July when he retired for reasons of ill health. He often referred to his job as insurance officer as a "bread job", a job done only to pay the bills.
However, he did not show any signs of indifference towards his job, as the several promotions that he received during his career prove that he was a hardworking employee. In parallel, Kafka was also committed to his literary work.
Over the next five years they corresponded a great deal, met occasionally, and twice were engaged to be married. Their relationship finally ended in InKafka began to suffer from tuberculosis, which would require frequent convalescence during which he was supported by his family, most notably his sister Ottla.
Inhe briefly moved to Berlin in the hope of distancing himself from his family's influence to concentrate on his writing. In Berlin, he lived with Dora Diamant, a year-old kindergarten teacher from an orthodox Jewish family, who was independent enough to have escaped her past in the ghetto.
Dora became his lover, and influenced Kafka's interest in the Talmud - a book of Jewish law. It is generally agreed that Kafka suffered from clinical depression and social anxiety throughout his entire life. He also suffered from migraines, insomnia, constipation, boils, and other ailments, all usually brought on by excessive stresses and strains.
He attempted to counteract all of this by a regimen of naturopathic treatments, such as a vegetarian diet and the consumption of large quantities of unpasteurized milk.
Despite all that, his tuberculosis worsened; he returned to Prague, then went to Dr. Hoffmann sanatorium for treatment, where he died on June 3, Franz Kafka was born into a German-speaking Jewish family in Prague, Austrian Empire, in His father, Hermann Kafka, was a business owner and a domestic tyrant, frequently abusing his torosgazete.com: Jul 03, Quotes from Franz Kafka: A Biography () by Max Brod (expanding on earlier editions of and ), as translated by G.
Humphreys Roberts and Richard Winston ISBN Now at last I can look at you in peace, I don't eat you anymore. Dopo aver lasciato la scuola elementare nel , Kafka fu ammesso al rigoroso liceo classico, Altstädter Deutsches Gymnasium, una scuola secondaria all'interno del Palazzo torosgazete.com tedesco era la lingua di istruzione, ma Kafka parlava e scriveva anche in ceco, egli studiò per otto anni, ottenendo buoni voti e completò gli esami di maturità nel Dieses Portal zu Franz Kafka bietet zuverlässig und kurzweilig die wichtigsten Informationen über sein Werk.
Franz Kafka werd geboren in een Duitssprekende, Joodse familie in Praag, destijds de hoofdstad van Bohemen in de dubbelmonarchie torosgazete.com vader Hermann Kafka () kwam uit het Zuid-Boheemse dorp Osek (Wohsek), zijn moeder Julie Kafka-Löwy () uit de stad Podӗbrady in Midden-Bohemen.
Franz Kafka, Prague, Czech Republic. 2,, likes · 1, talking about this. Franz Kafka was born in in Prague, where he lived most of his life.