Posts Tagged ‘Franz Kafka’

Michael Borek’s Unnerving Photos at the Czech Embassy

It’s been more than a quarter century by now, but my recollection of reading Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis in my freshman-year European literature class remains fresh. Even for a cocky college kid, reading about Gregor Samsa’s transformation into a “dung beeeeetle”—as my eminent, French-accented professor enthusiastically pronounced the creature—was unnerving.
There’s nothing quite as absurd, or [...]