Kafka's Metamorphoses: Writings and Rewritings North and South

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Literary Studies

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Kafka's Metamorphoses

Fall 2022

Taught By: Juan Decastro

Section: AX

CRN: 14292

Credits: 4

Widely acknowledged as one of the major writers of the first half of the twentieth century, indeed as a member with James Joyce and Marcel Proust of the trinity of great modernist writers, Franz Kafka's innovative works have exercised enormous influence on writers from across the world. In addition to studying key works by the Czech author, such as The Metamorphosis, "The Chinese Wall," and The Trial, this course looks at works that acknowledge Kafka's inprint from throughout the Americas and beyond. In addition to Kafka,the authors that may be studied include Jorge Luis Borges, Philip Roth, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Roberto Bolaño, Moacyr Scliar, and Achmat Dangor.

This course fulfills the Single Author/Text requirement in Literary Studies.
After the first week of the semester, permission of the instructor will be required in order to register for this course.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Literary Studies (LLST)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: September 12, 2022 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 20, 2022 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Waitlist*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 5:56pm 6/29/2022 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Friday

Times: 12:10pm - 2:50pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 9/2/2022 - 12/16/2022