Hearing/seeing dread: thought of distortion and transformation in Kafka’s The Burrow and Odradek

@article{Oki2018HearingseeingDT,
  title={Hearing/seeing dread: thought of distortion and transformation in Kafka’s The Burrow and Odradek},
  author={M. Oki},
  journal={Journal for Cultural Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={22},
  pages={16 - 26}
}
  • M. Oki
  • Published 2018
  • Art
  • Journal for Cultural Research
Abstract In Kafka’s unfinished story, The Burrow, an unidentified subterranean creature struggles while digging in a burrow, constantly engulfed in anxiety for potential intruders. His obsessive anxiety starts to be materialised in his hearing of a noise everywhere and at constant intensity. Incessantly speculating the cause of this noise, his dreadful imagination first finds it as a swarm of small fries, eventually growing into a single gigantic monster threatening his burrow, as if desiring… Expand
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