Definition of Kafka
1. Noun. Czech novelist who wrote in German about a nightmarish world of isolated and troubled individuals (1883-1924).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Kafka
Literary usage of Kafka
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon by Oregon Supreme Court (1872)
"Kafka v. Simon. I seems to have gone upon the theory, that unless the merchandise and produce for which tins action was brought had been received by Simon ..."
2. The British Journal of Homoeopathy edited by John James Drysdale, Robert Ellis Dudgeon, Richard Hughes, John Rutherfurd Russell (1874)
"By Dr. J. Kafka, Prague. THE attentive observer is sometimes disagreeably surprised when, in speeches, magazine reports, new books, or original articles, ..."
3. Transactions of the ... Session of the American Institute of Homœopathy by American Institute of Homeopathy Session (1895)
"Cable messages of greeting from Dr. Kafka and from Drs. Sheldon Leavitt and Wesley A. Dunn were also received and read. Dr. Kafka's message was as follows ..."
4. The English Illustrated Magazine (1891)
"Kafka struggled desperately, for he was within three feet of the door and still believed an escape possible. He tried to strike behind him with his sharp ..."
5. Müller's Serodiagnostic Methods: Authorized Translation from the Third by Paul Theodor Müller (1913)
"... the paratyphoid bacillus, or with the corresponding diagnostica of Ficker. Method of Kafka.10—In addition to the patient's serum, there are required for ..."