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Lambent Traces:
Franz Kafka
Stanley Corngold

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface xi
Abbreviations for Kafka Citations xvii
Introduction: Beginnings 1
Chapter 1
In the Circle of "The Judgment" 13
Chapter 2
The Trial: The Guilt of an Unredeemed Literary Promise 37
Segue I
On Cultural Immortality 45
Chapter 3
Medial Interferences in The Trial 51
Or, res in Media
Chapter 4
Allotria and Excreta in "In the Penal Colony" 67
Segue II
Death and the Medium 81
Chapter 5
Nietzsche, Kafka, and Literary Paternity 94
Chapter 6
Something to Do with the Truth 111
Kafka's Later Stories
Chapter 7
"A Faith Like a Guillotine" 126
Kafka on Skepticism
Chapter 8
Kafka and the Dialect of Minor Literature 142
Chapter 9
Adorno's "Notes on Kafka" 158
A Critical Reconstruction
Chapter 10
On Translation Mistakes, with Special Attention to Kafka in Amerika 176
Chapter 11
The Trouble with Cultural Studies 194
Notes 205
Acknowledgments 253
Index 255

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