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See 1 question about Parables and Paradoxes…. Lists with This Book. Ya no es novedad mi amor incondicional hacia la literatura de Franz Kafka. Dec 24, Manik Sukoco rated it really liked it. Amusement is likely to be the aim of most people who read this book, but those who can appreciate a deeper side, in those moments when our relationship with reality is in bad shape, might kaffka study this book as a higher intellectual calling.
If intellectuals in modern society have lost the high standing that they had when intellectuals could be expected to support basic norms, it might be due to their ability to identify with the level of mental activity evident in this book more readily than w Amusement is likely to be the aim of most people who read this kzfka, but those who can appreciate a deeper side, in those moments when our relationship with reality is in bad shape, might also study this book as a higher intellectual calling.
If intellectuals in modern parbles have lost the high standing that they had when intellectuals could be expected to parwbles basic norms, it might be due to their ability to identify with the level of mental activity evident in this book more readily than with the norms of a society in which people desperately need to believe that they are being understood.
First, I would like to recommend this book to people who parbales like to do some original thinking in the area of religion. In my own religious history, it was surprising how well I could identify with the Edgar Allan Poe-ness of my nature, kaffka ultimate problems needed to be faced.
Pwrables have come to realize that, for the larables of the world, the works of Edgar Allan Poe are like a collection of worn out American horse feathers compared paradpxes the depth which can be imagined by those who read the works of Kafka.
I’ll vouch for that, too. Apr 09, Ashley Haynes rated it really liked it. Hallucinatory, amusing, and gripping, Kafka always has his hand placed accurately on the pulse of what drives, haunts, beleaguers, and transversely propels society and humankind. Quick and thought provoking read. If we are correct in assuming that in “The Judgment” Kafka had intended to create a new myth of the father at a time when parablee image of the father had been thoroughly deflated by a generation of parricides and deicides, then he defeated his own purpose by commentaries and interpretations of this kind “It was Kafka’s misfortune that he could only imagine the curse of existence.
If we are correct in assuming that in “The Judgment” Kafka had intended to create a new myth of the father at a time when the image of the father had been thoroughly laradoxes by a generation of parricides and deicides, then he defeated his own purpose by commentaries and interpretations of this kind.
They only prove that he himself was puzzled by what he had succeeded in creating during a few nocturnal hours of creative trance. Whether he sincerely attempted to solve the problems he had posed while writing “The Judgment” or whether he poked fun at the listeners who identified themselves all too easily with these products of his imagination, we are unable to decide today.
Parables and Paradoxes
Oct 06, Farhana rated it liked it Shelves: I wouldn’t say I could dive into the depth of Kafka’s mind. Most of them didn’t reach me. Aug 02, Brad Scalio rated it it was amazing.
I stumbled upon an old copy of this translation and didn’t think different translations meant that much but this version made an look completely differently upon Kafka and this story. Oct 04, Nishan Pantha rated it liked it. All the philosophical shit about life, time, humanity into one compact collection.
Feb 26, Lado Abuladze rated it it was amazing. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. Foi a que mais gostei. Apesar de curta, deixa transparecer o que me atrai em Kafka. Fala sobre a lei e seus meandros e leva a pensar que se explorada, poderia ter levado o autor a repetir o brilharete feito com “O Processo”. This is really good. Psradoxes short-short stories really show how much of a genius Kafka was.
Parables and Paradoxes by Franz Kafka
My favorite parables were those based on Greek antiquity: Here’s one of them: It would be doing them an injustice to think that they wanted to seduce; they knew they had claws and sterile wombs, and they lamented this aloud. They could not help it if This is really good. They could not help it if their laments sounded so beautiful. I didn’t really want to post a review, but I feel that I should explain the low rating.
Psradoxes only read this because a friend thought I should and loaned it to me. I knew he wouldn’t let me give it back if I told him I hadn’t read it. I just didn’t understand. Not sure what the point was, or if it was even “about” anything.
My eyes skimmed over the text, but took very little in. I’m sure part of the problem was that I knew I wasn’t really interested to begin with. The good part is that it was very f I didn’t really want to post a review, but I feel that I should explain the low rating.
The good part is that it was very fast to “read” or skim. Sep 20, George rated it it was amazing. This may be my absolute favorite collections of Kafka’s works. Here Kafka seems to evidence his immense respect for the works of Goethe, as there are rays of optimism breach man’s predicament in the many mini quests in the various parables as evidenced in the ‘A Message from the Emperor’ also called ‘An Imperial Message’.
This is an evacuation book – one of the last books that would let slip from my possession. Jun 24, Jonathan rated it it was amazing. Yet another book I recently re-visited. An obscure collection of short pieces that read like parables, hence the title. This is a bilingual edition if one prefers to read Kafka in German. I’ve had this book for many years and enjoy returning to it from time to time. One of my favorite lines from the first parable, “On Parables,” reads: Jan 16, Gerry LaFemina rated it really liked it.
This book, which features outtakes of various other Kafka books, might as well be called Parables and Prose Poems. Kafka’s little pieces are often lyrically sustained, quirky, and surely paradoxical. With language that is both introspective and outward leaning, this collection demonstrates why he is a master of the short form and of modernist ennui.
Jan 03, Will rated it it was amazing. I love these tiny tales. If all you’ve read is the Trial or The Metamorphosis, you’ll be surprised by this book. Half philosophy, half short story collection, and half futurism. Three halves, just like all good books. Jul 11, Tara Lnberg rated it liked it. Read this in German, a language which is neither my first nor one I am in any way comfortable with quite yet; thus, I am sure more than many golden nuggets of wisdom went over my head here.
Ah well, next time ’round. Sep 28, Chaos Xem rated it it was amazing.
Kafka had a great imagination Mar 18, Chin Jian Xiong rated it it was amazing. Read version on the internet. Aug 19, Giorgi Komakhidze rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jun 20, Pascale rated it it was amazing Shelves: The most important book I’ve read.
I’ll have to give it a second read once I become more proficient in German. Feb 21, Alex added it. Parables and Paradoxes by Franz Kafka Oct 22, Brazos rated it it was amazing. Kafka is a god in my book. George Rae rated it it was amazing Dec 27, Brady Gunnink rated it it was amazing Jul 09, Aice Galon rated it liked it Jan 13, Orlando Blanco rated it it was amazing Aug 29,