Kafka’s dabbling in Jewish folklore and magic @email@example.com
This is a drawing by Franz Kafka, probably of a 'guardian of the threshold', on the inside cover of a notebook with Hebrew vocab.
Copyright: Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, MS Kafka 33 inside front cover fol.
western that's also about a father coping with having a terminally ill child. Tidhar is deeply interested in exploring trauma and its effects on both individuals and collectives, these books go some dark places, but they are also beautiful in others.
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#introduction Since we're all doing this, I'm a historian of Judaism, Museum curator, parent and avid GM and player of RPGs. I expect to mostly use this space for gaming stuff, but I'm sure other parts of my life will creep in, whether it be medieval manuscript images or takes related to my professional life.
Image below from the Coberg Pentateuch 1390-1396, British Library Add 19776
He/Him. Museums, Libraries, Jewish History, Games, not necessarily in that order.
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