Definition of Kafka, Franz in English:

Kafka, Franz

Syllabification: Kaf·ka, Franz
Pronunciation: /ˈkäfkə
 
/
( 1883–1924), Czech novelist, who wrote in German. His work is characterized by its portrayal of an enigmatic and nightmarish reality where the individual is perceived as lonely, perplexed, and threatened. Notable works: The Metamorphosis (1917), The Trial (1925), and The Castle (1926).

Definition of Kafka, Franz in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day neoteny
Pronunciation: niːˈɒt(ə)ni
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal