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by Franz Kafka

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What are the Postcolonial elements in A Hunger Artist?

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I think that some of the Postcolonial elements in Kafka's work has to relate to how the artist is perceived by the public and how he perceives himself.  There is a sizeable gap between both sets of perceptions.  The Hunger Artist is fundamentally misunderstood by the public.  He believes that the public lacks the full appreciation of his art and the sacrifices made for it.  In the same sense, there is a gap between the relationship between...

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