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Articles tagged "Franz Kafka"

Translation Roundup

READ Interviews, Articles, Reviews In the latest Circumference podcast, Montana Ray speaks to Yusef Komunyakaa, Goutam Datta, and Subodh Sarkar about an anthology of African American poets, edited by Datta and translated into Bengali: Ami Amar Mritur Por Sadhinota Chai Na (I Do Not Want My Freedom When I Am Dead). Three Percent reviews Franz Kafka's Amerika: The Missing Person, translated by Mark Harman, and wonders how to still be surprised by the...

A Report to an Academy

Esteemed Gentlemen of the Academy! I feel honored by your invitation to present the academy with a report on my former life as an ape. I am afraid, however, that I will be unable to comply with your request. It is now some five years that I have been separated from apedom-a short time according to the calendar, perhaps, but an eternity when you have to gallop through it the way I did. And even though I was accompanied, at least for parts of the way, by fine human beings, good counsel,...

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