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By Thor Polson

Franz Kafka's writings are characterised by means of an severe sensitivity manifested in absurdity, alienation, and gallows humor. those specific collections of brief items, a rustic healthcare professional (1919) and A starvation Artist (1924), newly translated by way of Thor Polson, symbolize later works within the corpus. Poems and Songs of affection is a translation of the gathering Piyyutim ve-Shirei Yedidot through Georg Mordechai Langer. released in Prague in 1929, it includes an elegy to Langer's pal and mentor Franz Kafka, and different overtly homo-romantic poems. This collaborative translation via Elana and Menachem Wolff brings the interesting paintings of Langer--poems in addition to an essay on Kafka--to the English-reading public for the 1st time, and sheds gentle on a hitherto unexamined relationship.

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