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Jim Harrison: Our Culture in a Plastic Sack

Everything in our culture seems to be marinating in the same plastic sack and the ingredients are deeply suspect.   Jim Harrison “The English Major” [ chip cialis | cialis soft tabs discount sale | how much to buy viagra in pounds | viagra order…

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Jim Harrison: What’s Already In Us

To really learn about another culture is a very long and slow process and you’re not liable to receive anything in a spiritual sense unless it’s already in yourself waiting to be discovered.   Jim Harrison “Off to the Side”   [ cialis dose |…

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Jim Harrison: “I want to live, but…”

For years now I’ve found the earth haunted. Azoological beasts rage in untraceable configurations. They are called governments…The argument at bedrock: I don’t want to live on earth, but I want to live…I don’t think I’m meant to be part of anything or to raise…

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Franz Kafka: Kafka Has Died

In the summer of 1924 I was in Obergeogenthal near Brux. On Friday, 20 June, I repeat Friday, 20 June, I received a letter from a friend in Prague, the painter Erich Hirt. He wrote, ‘I have just learnt from the editorial staff of the…

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Franz Kafka: Cleaning out Kafka’s Desk

As I learned form my father, for fourteen years, that is to say for nearly half the average length of a generation, Franz Kafka sat behind his smoothly polished desk in the smoke-fumed air of the factory at No. 7 on the Poric. He entered…

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Revolt By The Book

rebellion (re-bel’yen), n. 1. an act or state of armed open resistance to authority, government, etc. 2. a defiance of or opposition to any control. 3. a rebelling. SYN.—revolt stresses a casting off of allegiance or refusal to submit to established authority (the revolt of…

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Franz Kafka: Why Read?

One reads in order to ask questions.   Kafka Letter to a Friend     [ viagra substitute | find viagra online | purchase sildenafil citrate | alternative viagra external | viagra england | viagra online kaufen | natural viagra | viagra online sales |…

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Franz Kafka: What Walter Benjamin Had to Say

      Fairy tales for dialecticians…   Walter Benjamin …about Kafka   [ zip viagra | viagra fast | viagra injectable | viagra forums | viagra facts uk | prescription cialis | cialis diarrhea | low cost viagra | alternative viagra external | free…

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Kafka: An Allegory

All that allegories intend to say is merely that the incomprehensible is incomprehensible, and that we already know. But the problems we struggle with every day are a different matter. On this subject a man was once asked: “Why such stubbornness? If you only followed…

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Kafka: The Writing Life

          I’ve often thought that the best way of life for me would be to have writing materials and a lamp in the innermost room of a spacious locked cellar.   Kafka Letter to Felice Bauer          …

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