"Kafka's Wound", London Review of Books

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Kafka's Wound

On the London Review of Books site.

A very interesting biographical/creative multimedia essay by Will Self on Kafka who (unlike many of his family and friends) dodged the Nazi death camps by dying of TB.

A relatively modern browser and a high-speed connection would be an advantage for the video content.

How to Use This Site

‘Kafka’s Wound’, a digital literary essay, has been designed to allow both the text of the essay, and the wealth of additional digital content woven through it, to be discovered and explored by each reader individually; there is no prescribed ‘right’ path.

If you are happy to experiment and discover your own personal route through then you need read no further. If, on the other hand, you prefer to have more explicit instructions, please read on.

In addition to the central essay and related author’s notes, there are videos, texts, image galleries, audio files and a game woven through the text. Each item falls into one of three themed categories: Creative, Archival, or Documentary content....

At the top of the linked page hit "Home" to access the complete resources.