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Posts added in February 2013

Franz Kafka’s A Country Doctor (Animation)

Franz Kafka’s A Country Doctor anime short film in three parts by Kōji Yamamura, voiced by kyōgen actors of the Shigeyama house (with English subtitles). Part One of Three: Part Two of Three: Part Three of Three:

Source Confusions: Distortions of Memory

“It is startling to realize that some of our most cherished memories may never have happened—or may have happened to someone else. I suspect that many of my enthusiasms and impulses, which seem entirely my own, have arisen from others’ suggestions, which have powerfully influenced me, consciously or unconsciously, and then been forgotten. Similarly, while […]