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A Whole New Metamorphosis

August 18, 2011

Franz Kafka was one of the greatest–and darkest–writers of the twentieth century. His most famous story, The Metamorphosis, follows a young salesman named Gregor Samsa who awakens one morning to find he’s turned into a “giant abomination.” (It’s usually translated from German as “insect” or “cockroach,” but Kafka intended the creature to…

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