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Another Kafkaesqe Moment

Yesterday my wife and I experienced another kafkaesque moment. As I explain in a previous post the term kafkaesque is a literary description of a work that has a similar feel to that of a work by the writer Franz Kafka. 462 more words

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What does Kafkaesque mean?

The term kafkaesque is literary description of a work that has a similar feel to that of a work by the writer Franz Kafka. His works give the reader a surreal feeling of subtle terror. 1,116 more words

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Are you better at writing or speaking?

Franz Kafka in his letter to Felice Bauer, August 20, 1913

“Talking is altogether against my nature. Whatever I may say is wrong, in my sense.

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Writing

We Need To Talk About Kafka

“I would attempt a Foucauldian reading of The Trial, but it’s too Kafkaesque for my liking. Besides, I always thought that a Freudian interpretation really helps with Kafka. 1,329 more words

Books

Inner Being

This block and tackle of the inner being. A small lever is somewhere secretly released, one is hardly aware of it at first, and at once the whole apparatus is in motion. 34 more words

Literature

Through the fields

Miserable observation which again is certainly the result of something artificially constructed whose lower end is swinging in emptiness somewhere: When I picked up the inkwell from the desk to carry it into the living-room I felt a sort of firmness in me, just as, for instance, the corner of a tall building appears in the mist and at once disappears again. 37 more words

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