Kafka’s writing on the borderlands of dream and thought

Over at Open Culture, there is a fascinating post on a recent medical study linking the enigmatic narratives of Franz Kafka to his somnia. A doctor has claimed in The Lancet that Kafka’s texts show markers of a kind of lucid dreaming induced by lack of sleep.

http://www.openculture.com/2017/07/how-insomnia-shaped-franz-kafkas-creative-process.html

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