Posts Tagged "kafka"

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Vladimir Sorokin: Ice

The way this book is structured, it’s almost over just as it begins. I was deeply struck by Chetyre (aka 4), which was scripted by Sorokin, and Ice plays on some of the same themes: […]

Feb, 16

Kafka: Diogenes

Diogenes In my case one can imagine three circles, an innermost one, A, then B, then C. The core A explains to B why this man must torment and mistrust himself, why he must renounce, […]

Jan, 01

Miklos Jancso: Winter Wind (Sirokko)

Jancso is already in my pantheon of genius directors, all the more from coming out of the backwaters of Eastern Europe under Communism; I can’t think of another of his contemporaries that even approaches him. […]

Nov, 07

Laszlo Krasznahorkai: War and War

Jul, 16

A la Fin Du Temps Perdu

I’ll try not to give away too much here, but the multiyear Proust reading has come to an end, even if the blog hasn’t. Since this isn’t an in-depth analysis but only my own reaction […]

Oct, 04

K. Dream

I’m watching a new film version of Kafka’s The Castle in a quiet, empty theater. The film is in black and white, and it’s rather grainy, but intentionally so, though possibly from a felicitous combination […]

Aug, 10

J.M. Coetzee: Elizabeth Costello

May, 21


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