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dale-estey's picture
Oct.17.2011
I was fortunate (and exceedingly pleased) many years ago to see an exhibit of Kafka's personal correspondence. I did soooo much desire to have Maxwell's little silver hammer to break through the glass cases and snatch some away. There were letters and post cards (Kafka took many vacations and was a...
dale-estey's picture
Apr.07.2011
To Ottla On a rare holiday abroad, Kafka sent a postcard in 1913 to his sister Ottla. In Riva on Lake Garda, he experienced “that sweetness […] in a relationship with a woman one loves” (reported in Diaries, 24 January 1915). Riva also provided a setting for his story Der Jäger Gracchus (The...