Reading for 8/23

Benjamin on/and Kafka next time! We’ll discuss Kafka’s “The Judgment” (pp. 78-86) alongside Walter Benjamin‘s essay “Franz Kafka: On the Tenth Anniversary of His Death” (pp. 111-140). Around 37 pages of reading this week, so try and give yourself enough time for all of it, and if you find yourself short, perhaps read the Benjamin and some of the very short stories instead. “