The Resource Franz Kafka : A Concise Biography, Hossick, Malcolm, (evideo)

Franz Kafka : A Concise Biography, Hossick, Malcolm, (evideo)

Label
Franz Kafka : A Concise Biography
Title
Franz Kafka
Title remainder
A Concise Biography
Statement of responsibility
Hossick, Malcolm
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This program from the Famous Authors series takes a close look at the life and literature of Franz Kafka. Contextualizing Kafka's upbringing in turn-of the-century Prague, the video illuminates how the politics of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and coming from a Jewish family shaped his life. Young friends Hugo Bergmann and Oskar Pollak were important influences and the first readers for the young writer. The dull but depressing nature of Kafka's office job and the political systems of the time resulted in the themes of surreal loss of individuality that he is so known for in stories like The Metamorphoses
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
11 & up
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hossick, Malcolm
  • Films on Demand
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
Runtime
37
Series statement
Famous authors
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kafka, Franz
  • Authors
  • Authorship
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Philosophy, Modern, in literature
  • World politics in literature
Technique
live action
Label
Franz Kafka : A Concise Biography, Hossick, Malcolm, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=43975
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 19, 2011
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Early life of Franz Kafka (3:47) -- Significant Events in the Kafka Family (2:39) -- Jewish Integration (2:27) -- School and Home Life for Kafka (3:39) -- Importance of Kafka's Friends (3:11) -- Kafka's Work Versus Writing (3:37) -- Kafka's Health and Women Troubles (3:50) -- Kafka's Detachment in Writing (2:36) -- Kafka's Writing Reflects World Views (2:53) -- Credits: Franz Kafka: A Concise Biography (0:34) -- An Overview of Franz Kafka's Work (4:08)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (34 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
43975
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100043975
  • 100043975
  • (OCoLC)770219135
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Franz Kafka : A Concise Biography, Hossick, Malcolm, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=43975
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 19, 2011
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Early life of Franz Kafka (3:47) -- Significant Events in the Kafka Family (2:39) -- Jewish Integration (2:27) -- School and Home Life for Kafka (3:39) -- Importance of Kafka's Friends (3:11) -- Kafka's Work Versus Writing (3:37) -- Kafka's Health and Women Troubles (3:50) -- Kafka's Detachment in Writing (2:36) -- Kafka's Writing Reflects World Views (2:53) -- Credits: Franz Kafka: A Concise Biography (0:34) -- An Overview of Franz Kafka's Work (4:08)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (34 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
43975
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100043975
  • 100043975
  • (OCoLC)770219135
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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