Blue Octavo Notebooks by Franz Kafka, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Product Description. The Blue Octavo Notebooks by Franz Kafka Edited by Max Brod Translated by Ernst Kaiser & Eithne Wilkins ISBN The Blue Octavo Notebooks. by Franz Kafka, translated by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins. (Diaries; Exact Change, ). In at the age of thirty-four, Franz.

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Apr 29, Debra rated it it was amazing. Huge margins make for easy annotating but the font is absurdly small given the trim size. Oct 03, Jeremy rated it really liked it Shelves: Dec 27, Al Matthews rated it really liked it Recommends it for: This is an amazing book.

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It’s pure Kafka, yeah, but it’s almost unbearable to read because it’s so compact in substanc This book is dense. Ich bin Ende oder Anfang. In the end of his first year of studies, he met Max Brodwho would become a close friend of his throughout his life, together with the journalist Felix Weltschwho also studied law. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Ein erstes Zeichen beginnender Erkenntnis ist der Wunsch zu sterben. How pathetically scanty my self-knowledge is compared with, say.


JA Kanofsky – Symposium, Some of these, which I wrote down: I’m sinking into his world It essentially reads like a continuation of the diaries, filling in the gap, minus any actual autobiographical material.

Kafka first studied chemistry at the Charles-Ferdinand University of Prague, but switched after two weeks to law. The true way is along a rope that is not spanned high in the air, but only just above the ground. Kafka obtained the degree of Doctor of Law on 18 June and performed an obligatory year of unpaid service as law clerk for the civil and criminal courts.

One of the ways in which the hiddenness can express itself is through faith in a personal god. Have you listened to Max Richter — Nofebooks Notebooks?

Brod, in fact, would oversee the publication of most of Kafka’s work in his possession, which soon began to attract attention and high critical regard. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x She was running along the highroad.

This edition includes the complete notebooks, the numbered extracts, and Max Brod’s original notes. May 30, kttf rated it liked it. Includes Reflections on Sin etc. Kafka was reading Kierkegaard ‘s Fear and Trembling during the time he wrote in these notebooks.

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The inner world can only be experienced, not described. Followers of Kafka will require this book and will find it most rewarding. Refresh and try again. Feb 24, Castor Luwian rated it liked it. Max was such a great friend! This fact can even be proved by means of oftavo sense of hearing.

Published February 1st by Exact Change first published To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Some of this was rather depressing.

Many people assume that besides the great primal deception there is also in every individual case a little special deception provided for their benefit, in other words that when a drama of love is performed on the stage, the actress has, apart from the hypocritical smile for her lover, also an especially insidious smile for the quite particular spectator in the top balcony.

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Franz Kafka – The Blue Octavo Notebooks

A bit like Meditations by Marcus Aurelius. I share with you a few of my favorite pieces from the first few notebooks:. The blue octavo notebooks were the equivalent of those salt-and-pepper student composition books, meant for scribblings and “Your will is free means: