Tag Archives: The Trial

Saturday Matinee: Orson Welles Short Double Feature

Orson Welles Narrates Animations of Plato’s Cave and Kafka’s “Before the Law,” Two Parables of the Human Condition By Colin Marshall Source: Open Culture You’re held captive in an enclosed space, only able faintly to perceive the outside world. Or … Continue reading

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Kafka Warned Us

By Dan Corjescu Source: CounterPunch Kafka’s The Trial can be read in retrospect as a prelude to the Twentieth/Twenty-First century. Although probably not written as prophecy, Kafka’s short unfinished book nevertheless provides a road map to the terrors of the current Surveillance … Continue reading

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