If you haven’t read Franz Kafka’s existential story of “Metamorphosis”, allow me to give a very brief summary. One morning, a salesman named Gregor wakes up in his bed to discover that he has turned into a large insect. You did read that correctly. Gregor struggles with his new form and is kept in a […]

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After World War 1, the 1920’s marked a new era for American culture, and brought an enormous wave of literature, music, and poetry. This era was dominated by African American culture, bringing artists like Langston Hughes and Claude McKay into the spotlight, paving the way for the cultural movement known as the Harlem Renaissance. In […]

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