Franz Kafka campaign

February 25, 2000

A retired Sussex University professor of comparative literature is continuing his 40-year campaign to persuade Prague's city authorities to name a square after Franz Kafka, who was born in the city and died in 1924. Eduard

Goldstucker, who taught at Sussex from 1968-80 and now lives in Prague, believes officials do not want to recognise a Jewish author who wrote in German.

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