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Franz Kafka

A Hunger Artist

A Hunger Artist explores many of the themes that were close to him: spiritual poverty, asceticism, futility, and the alienation of the modern artist.
15 printed pages
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  • Shujat Eliashared an impression4 years ago
    🔮Hidden Depths

    — he was working honestly — but the world was cheating him of his reward.

  • عبير رعودshared an impression6 years ago
    👍Worth reading

  • Mihaela Bnderlijskashared an impression6 months ago
    🙈Lost On Me


  • Mihaela Bnderlijskahas quoted6 months ago
    handed him over — not without secretly shaking him a little, so that the hunger artist's legs and upper body swung back and forth uncontrollably — to the women, who had in the meantime turned as pale as death.
  • Mihaela Bnderlijskahas quoted6 months ago
    the delighted laughter of the auditorium,
  • Mihaela Bnderlijskahas quoted6 months ago
    Then came the meal. The impresario put a little food into mouth of the hunger artist, now half unconscious,

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