Franz Kafka

Five Best: Francine Prose on Family Troubles

The author, most recently, of ‘What to Read and Why.’<p>Letter to His Father<p>By Franz Kafka (1919)<p>1. Rarely has such a fevered outpouring of filial rage and a son’s hopeless love been channeled into one brief document. Franz Kafka’s father, Hermann, a successful (and autocratic) businessman, has asked …

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Montblanc Franz Kafka Writers Limited Edition Fountain Pen – Fine Nib – UNUSED

Montblanc Franz Kafka Writers Limited Edition Fountain Pen. It comes with its book style presentation box (including outer sleeve), polishing cloth …

Mont Blanc

Get the Word of the Day - Kafkaesque | Dictionary.com

• marked by a senseless, disorienting, often menacing complexity: <i>Kafkaesque bureaucracies</i>.<br>• of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling the …

Philip Roth

Great Literature Mazes, Happy birthday Kafka!

I am sure there are a lot of kids out there perplexed by today’s maze featuring a cockroach who works for Kafka Inc! Well as you may have guessed …

Literature

[Bonus Round] Toca Mystery House, King and Assassins, Suzy Cube, The Franz Kafka Videogame, Gorogoa, and One Line

Article Contents<p>This article is part of our <b>Bonus Round</b> series.<p>Welcome to the latest entry in our Bonus Round series, wherein we tell you all about …

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Brooklyn Film Festival

Various venues, New York, United States<p>01<p>Jun<p>10<p>Jun<p>In 2017 Brooklyn Film Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary. Lupe Under The Sun by Rodrigo Reyes won two awards, while Tango by Brazilian filmmakers Pedro Giongo and Francisco Gusso – inspired by a short story by Franz Kafka, A Hunger Artist – won …

Film Festivals

SpongeBob SquarePants & More Win 2018 Drama Desk Awards

Winners have been announced for the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards! The ceremony honoring the best in Broadway, off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway was …

Angels in America

Kafka’s Handwritten Intro To Novel Fetches Nearly $175K

(JTA) — A handwritten manuscript penned by author Franz Kafka fetched nearly $175,000 at an auction in Germany.<p>The text sold Saturday in Hamburg to a …

Jewish Culture

Outside Jazz - Jazz und Verwandtes - 6: Die Märchensendung (Sudoku Killer, Franz Kafka Ensemble)

Sudoku

Short Films: 'A Common Contusion'

A Common Contusion explores the hidden elements of everyday life through two businessmen and their wives. As each man fruitlessly attempts to meet …

Short Stories

Benedict Cumberbatch Narrates Franz Kafka’s METAMORPHOSIS: Critical Linking, May 6

Today’s Critical Linking is sponsored by <i>Everything that Follows</i> by Meg Little Reilly.Everyone knows the opening of Kafka’s great story, with Gregor …

Sony Pictures

Self-Control Essential Reads

By Nick Hobson Ph.D. on May 14, 2018 in Ritual and the Brain<p>Feeling stressed? You might be adding to your anxiety by not planning your life properly. …

Psychology

METAMORPHOSIS by Franz Kafka Read by Benedict Cumberbatch | Audiobook Review

Everyone knows the opening of Kafka's great story, with Gregor Samsa awakening as a giant insect, but not so many have read it all the way through. …

Literature

Anna Karenina

Oxford University Press

Carousel and SpongeBob SquarePants Top List of 2018 Drama Desk Award Nominees

Nominations for the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced this morning at Feinstein's / 54 Below by Jane Krakowski (<i>She Loves Me</i>, <i>Unbreakable</i> …

The Theatre

Carousel, SpongeBob SquarePants, Mean Girls Lead 2018 Drama Desk Award Nominations

The 63rd annual ceremony, hosted by Michael Urie, will take place June 3 at Town Hall.<p>The nominations for the 2018 Drama Desk Awards were announced …

Love Stories

Breaking: CAROUSEL, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Lead the Pack with Drama Desk Awards Nominations; The Full List!

In the past few weeks, we've watched the nominations roll in. Today the final crop of nominees have been revealed, all leading to next week's …

The Theatre

2018 Drama Desk Award Nominations: Carousel, Spongebob, Mean Girls Lead

Carousel, Spongebob, and Mean Girls Lead got the most nominations in the 63rd annual Drama Desk Awards, which honors achievement by professional …

The Theatre

Student Films: 'Mother Tongue'

Casting a Tufts University undergraduate short film. Synopsis: Franz Kafka meets "Alice in Wonderland" meets "Brazil" (Terry Gilliam). The …

Terry Gilliam

The Hunger Artist Will Sell Toilet Plungers With Kanye West's Face on Them

Around 2010, Moor recorded a demo of his own music and started the Hunger Artist with keyboardist Hunter Fausnaugh, bassist Collin Fausnaugh and …

Denver

Chronicle Of Anna Magdalena Bach, the strangest music biopic ever made, returns in a 50th-anniversary restoration

The strangest and most uncompromising of all musician biopics, Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet’s 1968 debut feature, <i>The Chronicle Of Anna</i> …

Flute

Installation Reveals the Metaphoric Power of a Single Book Distorting a Solid Brick Wall

Mexican mixed media artist Jorge Méndez Blake transforms literature into sculpture with his latest piece of installation art, titled <i>The Castle</i>. At first glance, the piece appears as a normal brick wall, but a closer look reveals a subtle curved bulge in the middle of the 75-foot-long structure. As …

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Franz Kafka: Great writer, bad boyfriend

“Kafka Was A Terrible Boyfriend” is a sentence that is simultaneously unsurprising and revelatory. But it gives us a chance to dive into Kafka’s …

Literature

James Madison University’s Sexual-Assault Star Chamber

It may finally be payback time for one student at James Madison University.<p>In a case involving a dubious sexual-assault claim and a proceeding …

Conservative View

'Starry Night' home mural case gets help from California foundation

After having their home painted to look like Vincent van Gogh’s famous “Starry Night,” a Mount Dora couple at the center of a debate on what is art …

Vincent Van Gogh

A large network of Russian bots posed as black activists to push propaganda on Tumblr, report says

Donald Trump Held A Meeting About Leakers And That Was Immediately Leaked<p>Published<p>1 day ago<p>on<p>May 29, 2018<p>ABC Silent After Roseanne’s Horrifically …

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30 great opening lines in literature

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Writing Your Own Reality

I was explaining to my wife recently that the burden for many essayists is that we want to persuade our readers to see our point of view, to consider …

U.S. Department of Justice

23 Super Bowl Food Captions That Are Just As Dope As The Buffalo Chicken Dip

For all of the people who don't know that the Super Bowl is happening until the yummy dips, wings, and other fabulous dishes are laid out — you …

Dating

Looking for Kafka – archive, 17 January 1964

<b>17 January 1964</b> Richard Hooper tries in vain to locate the grave of the famous author in a Prague cemetery<p>It was a dull, grey Sunday morning. The tram rattled through the empty streets to the outer suburbs of Prague. The conductor put me off at the cemetery where, I had been told, Franz Kafka was …

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