An Ax for the Frozen Sea

An imaginary encounter with Franz Kafka

Rebecca Ruth Gould
Jan 14 · 4 min read
Kafka as a young man via Wikipedia
Cover of Kafka’s Amerika via Pinterest

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Rebecca Ruth Gould

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Poetry, politics, authors’ rights. The Caucasus, Iran, Palestine, Islam. Professor Islamic World & Comparative Literatures. https://rrgould.hcommons.org

Frozen Sea

Franz Kafka said that literature should be an ax for the frozen sea within us. We curate articles, essays, and reflections on culture, literature, and politics that unfreeze our frozen seas. The Frozen Sea is edited by Rebecca Ruth Gould and welcomes contributions.

Rebecca Ruth Gould

Written by

Poetry, politics, authors’ rights. The Caucasus, Iran, Palestine, Islam. Professor Islamic World & Comparative Literatures. https://rrgould.hcommons.org

Frozen Sea

Franz Kafka said that literature should be an ax for the frozen sea within us. We curate articles, essays, and reflections on culture, literature, and politics that unfreeze our frozen seas. The Frozen Sea is edited by Rebecca Ruth Gould and welcomes contributions.

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