Questions about the works of Franz Kafka (1883-1924) or his life as a writer. His most famous works include 'Die Verwandlung' ('The Metamorphosis') and 'Der Process' ('The Trial'). Questions about his works should be tagged with [german-literature].

Franz Kafka (1883 – 1924) lived in Prague and wrote in German. Few of his works were published during his lifetime; the author ordered his friend Max Brod to destroy his unfinished works after his death, but Brod published them nevertheless.

The works published before Kafka's death include the following:

Some of Kafka's most famous works were published posthumously. These posthumous publications include the following:

Kafka's Diaries, written between 1909 and 1923, and his letters were also published after his death.