In response to:
Kafka Up Close from the February 10, 2005 issue
To the Editors:
Frederick Crews’s review of two of my books [“Kafka Up Close,” NYR, February 10] brings to light but does not fairly account for the disagreements between us on the interpretation of Kafka. His description of my work is beneath refutation: every single citation is ripped from its explanatory context. His account of my 1988 book Franz Kafka: The Necessity of Form as “de Manian deconstructionist” is so ill-informed that no discussion of it is possible.
This article is available to online subscribers only.
Please choose from one of the options below to access this article:
Purchase a print premium subscription (20 issues per year) and also receive online access to all all content on nybooks.com.
Purchase an Online Edition subscription and receive full access to all articles published by the Review since 1963.
Purchase a trial Online Edition subscription and receive unlimited access for one week to all the content on nybooks.com.