Questions about the German-language author Franz Kafka and his works, which include 'Die Verwandlung' ('The Metamorphosis') and 'Der Process' ('The Trial'). Use this tag with the [german-literature] tag.

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.

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