The Trial’s Verdict

Having just run across Oxford in order to catch the first showing of The Trial at the Burton Taylor Studio, I was quite flustered as I took my seat and watched the play’s action begin to unfold. It became clear during the play that I was not the only one, with others in a similar […]

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Preview: The Trial

Hypnotist Theatre’s production of The Trial will be short on costumes, props, scenery, and space—and that’s all to good effect. The play is Steve Berkoff’s adaptation of the Kafka novel of the same name, so you know you’ll be in for a bit of a strange ride through the corridors of beuracracy and power. The […]

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Bodleian purchases Kafka correspondence

The Bodleian Library and the Deutsches Literaturarchiv in Marbach have joined together to purchase a collection of correspondence by celebrated author Franz Kafka to prevent them being auctioned to private collectors. It is believed to be the first time that two such institutions in different countries have cooperated to acquire a literary archive. Richard Ovenden, […]

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