Watch video:Mikhail Rudy-Letters to MIlena The author met and fell in love with Milena Jesenska, the Wild Cild of Prague, who helped to try and help as many of other inmates of the Ravensbruck concentration camp (near Vienna) to survive as possible, two truly remarkable women. The cover of this book is shown here as… Continue reading Who Knew that Kafka had Such an Amazing Taste in Women? Milena is Pretty Unforgettable.(About the Book “Milena” by Margarete Buber-Neumann, Schocken Books, USA, 1988
“Hi, little Tyrannosaurus! Are you King of the tyrant lizards? I read about you. This is why I came here with my Mom, Papa and Babichka to visit with Dinosaurs’ Museum in Drumheller”, said little Klinton to his new toy from the Gift Shop of the Royal Tyrrell Museum which was opened in 1985. The… Continue reading In the Land of Non-Frightening Dinosaurs-Drumheller
That is who has read “The Miserables” by Victor Hugo that remembers the magnificent description made on the girl on en-counting the toy-shop: “…she could not refrain from lifting her eyes to that wonderful doll, towards the lady, as she called it. The poor child paused in amazement. She had not yet beheld that doll close to.… Continue reading About the Meaning of the Doll (“Blessed be Providence Which has Given to Each his Toy: the Doll to the Child, the Child to the Woman, the Woman to the Man, the Man to the Devil!” Victor Hugo)
Watch movie based on this book:Klassenverhaltnisse (Class Relations, Jean-Marie Straub & Daniele Huillet,Part 1/12) This is an important examination of immigrant life in America made by Franz Kafaka although he himself never visited America in his life. The story he put in writing was about the young Karl Rossman who, after an incident involving a housemaid,… Continue reading “Amerika: The Missing Person” by F. Kafka, translated by M. Harman, Schocken Books, New York, 2008.
To read Kafka’s “Diaries” is not an easy thing, especially from the start where the repetitions of the same and the same take place. Maybe, it is because of Max Brod’s editing, maybe, of something else. Who knows? As a whole, the impressions of his diaries are not bad: he lived a very good life, full of… Continue reading Dreams are His Beloved, “Diaries (1910-1923)” of F. Kafka, Edited by M. Brod, Schocken Books, Inc., 1976, USA
Watch movie:The Trial (1962) (movie) Orson Welles & Anthony Perkins In Kafka’s famed story, bank clerk Joseph K. is arrested for a crime that did not take place and put on a trial that never occurs. This faithful graphic novel depicts not just the comical, nightmarish and absurdest themes explored by kafka but also his gravitation to… Continue reading “The Trial” by F. Kafka, Penguin Books, London, 2000. In My Opinion, It is All Self-Trial.