De Nederlandse Kafka-kring

Jaargang / Volume 2 (1994)

* Nr. 1, February

  • “Genet over Kafka” [“Genet on Kafka”]: reprint of small essay in Le Monde, Sept. 10, 1993.
  • “Taartjes & poppekoppen” [“Fancy cakes & doll’s heads”]: did the Dutch author Lodewijk van Deyssel (1864-1952) really meet Kafka in sanatorium near Dresden, 1903?
  • “Perdok en het kleine hondje” [“P. and the little dog”]: on Kafka-like painting (1949) by Dutch painter.
  • Reviews: Kafka, Zavr’sjane oe doma. Razkazi, fragmenti, skitsi [Coming home. Stories, fragments, sketches]. Bulg. transl.: G. Fyrkova & I. Ivanova (1993) | K. Wagenbach, Kafkas Prag (1993) | C. Hebell, Rechtstheoretische und geistesgeschichtliche Voraussetzungen für das Werk Franz Kafkas (1993) | Kafka, Nachgelassene Schriften und Fragmente I. Ed. M. Pasley (1993).

* Nr. 2, May

  • “Max Brod † 1968”: Brod died 25 years ago.
  • “Milena Jesenska † 1944”: Jesenska died 50 years ago.
  • “Taartjes & poppekoppen” [“Fancy cakes & doll’s heads”] II: See Nr. 1.
  • Herman Verhaar, “Kübelreiter”: first column by Dutch Kafka expert.
  • Jaap Timmers & Niels Bokhove, “Bureaucraat” [“Bureaucrat”]: excerpt of interview with Dutch author Siegfried van Praag (*1899) on his early Kafka interests.
  • “Kafka & Amiel”: Kafka’s reading of diary of Swiss aesthetician.
  • Reviews: H. Binder, Vor dem Gesetz: Einführung in Kafkas Welt (1993) | Kafka, Poseidon. Kurze Prosa 1904-1924. Ed. Jürgen Born (1994) | D.Z. Mairowitz & R. Crumb, Kafka for Beginners (1993) | W. Ries, Kafka zur Einführung (1993).

Nr. 3, September

  • Niels Bokhove, Canetti †”: necrology for Elias Canetti.
  • Niels Bokhove, “Twee Kafka-symposia” [“Two Kafka symposia”]: reports of symposia in Klosterneuburg and Linz.
  • “Charlatan” [“Mountebank”]: on exhibition “The Happy End of Franz Kafka’s ‘Amerika'” by German artist M. Kippenberger, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam.
  • Cor de Back, “Elsschot over Kafka” [“E. on K.”]: Flemish author Willem Elsschot (1882-1960) on Kafka in his correspondence, 1946.
  • Reviews: C. de Back & N. Bokhove, Niederländische Autoren über Franz Kafka, 1922-1942 (1993) | W. Kluback, Franz Kafka (1993); L.M. Wambach, Ahasver und Kafka (1993) | Choong Sup YI, Die koreanische Kafka-Rezeption 1955-1989 (1993).

* Nr. 4, December

  • Jaap Timmers, “Colloquium Amerika (Der Verschollene)”: Report of the Circle’s symposium, Rotterdam, 19-11-1994.
  • Niels Bokhove, “Die Schweizerin” [“The Swiss girl”]: unmasking of Kafka’s girl friend in Riva, 1913, as Gerti Wassner.
  • Reviews: H.L. Arnold (ed.), Franz Kafka (1994) | A.M. Ripellino, Magisch Praag. Transl. A. Haakman (1994) | Götting [illustr.], Le Procès de Franz Kafka (1992) | H. Sadr, Gesprächszettel an Dora (1994).