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Franz Kafka

Le Verdict - À la colonie pénitentiaire

C’est une idée éditoriale contemporaine de l’écrivain que de réunir ces textes, à laquelle Kafka opposa, en 1916, l’argument suivant : «Verdict et Colonie pénitentiaire formeraient une exécrable combinaison ; à la rigueur La Métamorphose pourrait leur servir d’intermédiaire, mais sans elle cela reviendrait vraiment à prendre deux têtes étrangères et à les cogner de force l’une contre l’autre.» Nous le prenons au mot et cognons ces deux récits, éclairés des œuvres postérieures, l’un
contre l’autre.

«Le principe en vertu duquel je prononce est que la faute est toujours hors de doute.»

Format: Paperback
Published: France, 2017
Publisher: Gallimard
Pages: 20
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782072705397
ISBN 10: 2072705398

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Le Verdict - À la colonie pénitentiaire