Listening for the Siren's Song in Goethe's "Der Fischer" and Kafka's "Das Schweigen der Sirenen"

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Goethe-Institut Washington
812 7th St. NW, Washington, DC
(202) 289-1200
Dr. Deva F. Kemmis, adjunct professor of German language and literature at Georgetown University, lectures on the siren motif, seen in J.W. von Goethe's Der Fischer and Franz Kafka's Das Schweigen der Sirenen.

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German author Hoppe reads from Little Golden America, a 1930s satire by Russian writers Ilya Ilf and Yevgeny Petrov, and discusses the authors' work with readers as part of the Goethe-Institut's "Picturing America" series.

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