I have posted about my love for Franz Kafka’s work many times in these pages. Today I’m lucky enough to … Continue Reading Translating Kafka’s Life: An Interview with Shelley Frisch
Reiner Stach, in the middle entry of his three volume biography of Franz Kafka, writes, “Anyone who studies bibliographies today … Continue Reading The Unfinished Kafka
Josef K. is arrested for no reason at the beginning of Kafka’s The Trial, and at its conclusion he is … Continue Reading Kafka Executes Josef K.
From Kafka’s novel The Trial: Before the Law stands a doorkeeper. A man from the country comes to this doorkeeper … Continue Reading Kafka’s Great Fable: “Before the Law”
Kafka’s Sisters With thanks I was tubercular and dead by early summer nineteen twenty-four, long in the grave with my … Continue Reading Kafka’s Sisters & The Remains of Old Yeats (2 poems)
Here are some bits from Kafka’s Diaries, trying & failing to harmonize his writing life with his family and work … Continue Reading The Poet Speaks #14: Kafka Tries Again & Again
My recent post about Thomas Wolfe elicited a handful of comments like, “I loved to read him when I … Continue Reading Kafka’s Diaries