Kafka's Reflection #63
“Our art is a way of being dazzled by the truth: the light on the grotesquely grimacing retreating face is true, and nothing else.” -Reflections on Sin, Suffering, Hope and the True Way
Kafka's Reflection #13
“One of the first signs of the beginnings of understanding is the wish to die. This life appears unbearable, another unattainable. One is no longer ashamed of wanting to die; one asks to be moved from the old cell, which one hates, to a new one, which one will only in time come to hate. In this there is also a residue of belief that during the move the master will chance to come along the...
“‘Alas,’ said the mouse, ‘the whole world is growing smaller every day. At the beginning it was so big that I was afraid, I kept running and running, and I was glad when I saw walls far away to the right and left, but these long walls have narrowed so quickly that I am in the last chamber already, and there in the corner stands the trap that I must run into.’ ‘You only need to change your...
Happy 100th post! Celebrating by posting this portrait, done by Andy Warhol! Thank you all so much, whether you are a follower or just looking through this blog for the first time. I am truly grateful to celebrate the life and work of Franz Kafka with all of you!
Anonymous asked: Sprechen sie Deutsch? Warum liebst du Kafka?
People are sewn into their skins for life and cannot alter any of the seams, at...– –from a letter to Felice Bauer
holdontoyourassbutts asked: Metamorphosis forever and ever. The Sudden Walk is fantastic as well.
angry-comics asked: My favorite of the longer stories is "The Metamorphosis". Of the shorter stories, "Unhappiness".
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Anonymous asked: Why did you create a 'Fuck Yeah' for Franz Kafka?
My Franz was a saint.– –Felice Bauer, The Loves of Franz Kafka
Anonymous asked: For weeks I have one question after reading "The Process": Why was it Bürstner that appeared at the end and not some other woman? How comes it's her that reminds him it's useless to fight back?
bigskymusic-deactivated20110611 asked: Kafka´s my the most favourite writer and I´m proud, he lived and wrote in our capital city!