• A Hunger Artist

  • By: Franz Kafka
  • Narrated by: Cori Samuel
  • Length: 28 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (39 ratings)

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A Hunger Artist

By: Franz Kafka
Narrated by: Cori Samuel
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Publisher's Summary

A Hunger Artist (Ein Hungerkünstler) is a short story by Franz Kafka first published in Die neue Rundschau in 1922. The story was also included in the collection A Hunger Artist (Ein Hungerkünstler), the last book Kafka prepared for publication, printed after Kafka's death. The protagonist, a hunger artist who experiences the decline in appreciation of his craft, is an archetypical creation of Kafka: an individual marginalized and victimized by society at large.

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