Creative staging brings Alliance for New Music-Theatre’s ‘The Metamorphosis’ ’ insect-like man to lifeWashington PostApr 30 02:52 AM
During rehearsals for the Alliance for New Music-Theatre?s stage adaptation of Franz Kafka?s ?The Metamorphosis,?director Susan Galbraith asked actor Ari Jacobson to improvise some insect-like movements.
- The GuardianMay 13 06:03 AM
Kafka’s haunting story is a century old this year. Numerous translations have re-shaped it into English, but which is the most successful? It’s one of the most famous opening lines in literature: Als Gregor Samsa eines Morgens aus unruhigen Träumen erwachte, fand er sich in seinem Bett zu einem ungeheueren Ungeziefer verwandelt” As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found ...
- Washington PostMay 05 03:16 PM
Taffety Punk plays the rarely used first ?Hamlet? quarto, while a new ?Metamorphosis? serves up a cello.
- The New YorkerMay 18 10:06 AM
For years, the framed portrait of Franz Kafka, set alone atop an office bookshelf, was an unintended source of angst in the home of Everett Fox, the Bible translator. When Fox’s son, as a child, saw this black-and-white image of a handsome but unsmiling stranger, well dressed and tubercular, he had assumed that the man was a relative—a frightening one. “It really scared him,” Fox told me. “I ...
- Entertainment WeeklyMay 11 12:11 PM
A vinyl version of Amy Poehlerâs book Yes Please is scheduled to hit shelves Sept. 1, and it comes with some strict instructions: âPlease approach Yes Please Vinyl with an open mind and low expectation of gossip.â The bookÂ allows fans to get more intimately acquainted with the...
- Washington PostMay 21 03:03 PM
Can you tell the difference between Kafka's The Trial and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act court?
- AFP Relax News via Yahoo! NewsMay 19 10:39 PM
Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai won Britain's Man Booker International Prize for career achievement on Tuesday, saying he hoped it would allow him to access a wider audience.
- ANI via Yahoo! India NewsMay 20 01:17 AM
London, May 20 (ANI): Sixty-one-year-old Hungarian author Laszlo Krasznahorka has been awarded the Man Booker International Prize for his achievement in fiction on the world stage. Chair of judges, Marina Warner, compared the author's work to Franz Kafka, his own personal literary hero, and said that she felt that they had encountered someone of that order. The author, whose first novel ...
- rediff.comMay 20 12:25 AM
Hungarian author Laszlo Krasznahorkai won the prize worth worth £60,000 (Rs 59 lakh).
- Washington City PaperApr 28 09:05 PM
Waking up to discover that you’ve turned into an insect overnight sounds quite frightening, but the problems you’d encounter—opening doors without opposable thumbs, figuring out how to eat with a differently formed mouth—sound quite silly.
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