Posts Tagged: Metamorphosis

The Rumpus Interview with Jennifer Martelli

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Jennifer Martelli discusses her debut collection of poetry, The Uncanny Valley, growing up saturated with images of the Madonna, and her experience of motherhood first as a daughter and now as a mother.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Paul Lisicky

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The Rumpus Book Club talks with Paul Lisicky about his new book The Narrow Door>/em>, how much of your story you own, and the importance of reading your own work aloud.

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The Rumpus Interview with Laurie Foos

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Laurie Foos discusses her latest novel, The Blue Girl, feminism, Michael Jackson, and mythical moon pies.

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Many Happy Returns, Gregor Samsa!

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My favorite version of the text—if only because it was the one that came to me when I most needed it—is the 1972 edition, translated and edited by Stanley Corngold, that my uncle handed me that day in Bogotá. Over at NPR, Juan Vidal writes about his love for Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its release.

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Kafka-ish

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Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis is being adapted into a “fresh modern horror” film of the same name. Shooting for the movie is beginning next month, but these things are already true: the traveling salesman Gregor Samsa will be a high-school teenager in the movie version, he transforms into a cockroach (not a beetle), and it all […]

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