|No one else could ever be admitted here, since this gate was meant only for you
An introduction to Das Schloss and a few words about its gatekeepers.
The most fortunate and unfortunate of men
The life of Franz Kafka, 1883-1924.
My doubts stand in a circle around every word
Commentary on Kafkas works of fiction and nonfiction. (A work in progress.)
It does have a number of defects, ridiculous moments, dilettantish features, and deadly affectations
Reviews of works by and about Kafka.
A cage went in search of a bird
(Academic Criticism, Guides & Books about Kafka)
A list of Kafka criticism, biography, annotations, and guides, with some commentary on the major works.
Thus spake Schubal
Quotations and passages from Kafkas work, letters, and conversations.
When he recites that it makes a huge impression, especially on the girls
(Kafka on Audio Tape)
Works of Kafka on CD or books-on-tape. (Under development.)
And already we are under the spell of the blindingly white, trembling screen in front of us
(Kafka on Film)
Cinematic productions of Kafkas stories and documentaries about his life. (Under development.)
The actors by their presence always convince me to my horror that most of what Ive written about them until now is false
(Theater and Performance)
Notable productions and adaptations of Kafkas works. (Under development.)
Was he an animal, that music had such an effect upon him?
(Kafka in Music)
Kafka has inspired numerous modern composers, from XXX to Philip Glass. This section features and reviews their work. (Under development.)
How could a photograph convey with such complete certainty the secret feelings of the person shown in it?
A link to Daniel Horneks comprehensive gallery of Kafka images.
I do not mean that earlier generations were essentially better than ours, but only younger
Writers who have been influenced by Kafka. (Under development.)
Wisdom is thus not what men first of all seek. They seek, instead, the justification for what they happen to cherish
(Online Papers & Essays)
The largest collection of links to online papers and essays about Kafka and his work available on the Web.
Silence, I believe, avoids me, as water on the beach avoids stranded fish
Articles written about Kafka and his work.
The life of society moves in a circle. Only those burdened with a common affliction understand each other
(Kafka Online Communities: Reading Groups, Mailing Lists & Newsgroups)
Instructions for getting on Kafka-related Internet communities, some of which conduct group-readings of his work.
Leave me my books! I have nothing else
(Das Schloss Bookstore)
Welcome to the Castles bookstore! Here you will find links taking you to various Kafka-related works available across the Internet.
The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked
A collection of links to Kafka organizations, Kafka Web sites, and electronic texts.
But questions that dont answer themselves at the very moment of their asking are never answered
(FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions)
Do you have a question about Franz Kafka, this Web site, or the fellow who runs it? Try the FAQ file first.
These letters do nothing but cause anguish, and if they dont cause any anguish its even worse
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