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Interpreting Kafka’s The Metamorphosis

12 July 2019

Dr Peter Zusi (UCL Slavonic & East European Studies) discusses Franz Kafka’s famous short story about a man who transforms into a bug and thinks the author is "deliberately ambiguous" about the creature's appearance to make it almost impossible for the reader to visualise it.

Listen: BBC World Service ‘The Forum’ (from 2 mins 8 secs)