Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
Kafka’s Prague: A Literary Walking Tour
A biographer of Kafka, Johannes Urzidil, writes
that "Kafka was Prague and Prague was Kafka." Discover Franz
Kafka's birthplace on this literary walking tour of Prague.
Explore the sights and sounds that influenced Kafka's writing
and experience his lasting legacy in the city he called
Kafka in the Comics
View a selection of Foxtrot comic strips dealing
with Franz Kafka's story The Metamorphosis. Each
strip humorously addresses some aspect of Kafka's tale about
a man who wakes up one morning and discovers that he has
been transformed into a cockroach.
de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
Read through this site to see snipets of how Cyrano has been reviewed over the years. How have the reviews changed? How have they stayed the same? What accounts for these similarities and changes? How would your review of Cyrano stand up next to these classic ones?
Four Plays by Anton Chekhov, translated by Carol Rocamora
Learn more about the life of Russian author Anton Chekhov
and read some letters in which he gives advice and shares
his opinions with other playwrights
The Tempest by William Shakespeare
Shakespeare: Insult Generator
Shakespeare was a master of drama, comedy, and word play, but some of his most masterful moments appeared when characters insulted one another. Go to this fun site to see some of the bard's best barbs. How would his insults hold up today?
Ramsay Scallop by Frances Temple
was it really like to live in Europe during the Middle Ages,
the setting of The Ramsay Scallop? At this site you
will learn about everyday medieval life and find out how
people lived, dressed, and were entertained. You may also
listen to musical instruments of the times and test your
knowledge of medieval health treatments.