The Kafka’s Letters Crisis: All That’s Missing is Baby-Daddy Drama and a Reality Show

It’s certainly been an interesting year for Franz Kafka.  Here at Vol. 1 Brooklyn, we’ve seen Gregor Samsa’s tortured existence used as an icon for religious propaganda pamphlets, Nabakov’s line edits and bug doodles upon Kafka’s infamous Metamorphosis, and the “new” information that reading Kafka’s surrealism causes us to learn better, and be smarter. While it may be a leap to label the story “Kafka-esque” (although understandably tempting)–it’s more like a storyline for a daytime television show–there’s certainly lots of […]

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