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Was Don Quixote Kafka's Alter Ego?

On the 21st of October 1917 Franz Kafka wrote a brief parable The Truth about Sancho Panza. Its original title “Die Wahrheit über Sancho Pansa” was given by Max Brod, who later published the text in the volume “Beim Bau der chinesischen Mauer”.   686 more words

Literature

“Because I must fast, I cannot do otherwise,” answered the hunger artist. “What a character you are,” said the overseer, “and why can’t you do otherwise?” “Because,” said the hunger artist, lifting his head a little and puckering his lips as if for a kiss, and he spoke directly into the overseer’s ear so that nothing would be missed, “because I could never find food I liked.

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Ruminations

The Precision of Kafka

On the first page of The Castle Kafka introduces all that is central to his writing: the threshold, where K. is immediately placed, and remains so for the rest of the story. 95 more words

Commentary

Quote #54

“There art two cardinal sins from which all others spring: Impatience and Laziness.”
– Franz Kafka

As much as I was dying yesterday to dive into a bunch of quotes about a lot of topics, today’s was much easier to pick.

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Quotes

Prague - Czech Republic

Praga esta a 4 horas de Vienna manejando.  El recorrido es muy bonito, paisajes y pueblitos.

Tienda de Marionetas

Matrioshkas de Futbolistas

El Charles Bridge.  Este puente cruza el rio Vltava, su construcción inicio en el año 1357. 95 more words