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A Hunger Artist

A Hunger Artist


by Franz Kafka

A Hunger Artist Resources


All Things Kafka

A good website with information about Kafka and his works.

The Modern World

Another good general website, with biography, links to reviews and criticism, lists of Kafka-related events, photos, and more.

Kafka in Prague

What a cool and creative website! Web designer Alice Whittenburg and writer Greg Evans teamed up to create this interactive site that explores modern Prague in search of the real Kafka. It combines photos, text, and sound to make it feel like you really are walking the city in Kafka's footsteps.


Kafka's "A Hunger Artist"

The complete text of the story, translated by Ian Johnston, is available here.


A Modern Hunger Artist?

The hunger artist's act isn't as unheard of these days as you might think. Check out this act by the magician David Blaine.

The Onion: "Prague's Franz Kafka International Named World's Most Alienating Airport"

This is a joke - repeat, this is a joke. But a funny one. Check out this fake news report from The Onion.

A Hunger Artist

An artistic short-film inspired by Kafka's story (and some of his other works, it seems).

Hunger Artist – Bernard Rudden

A 45-minute film inspired by Kafka's "A Hunger Artist." Not a totally faithful adaptation, but interesting all the same. We're linking to part 1.

Kafka Mini Documentary, Part 1 of 8

A haunting animated film about the writer. Notice how, in this first part, Kafka seems to be becoming more an more emaciated, like he's starving.


Audio Books

Audio books of many of Kafka's works, including "A Hunger Artist," thanks to LibriVox.

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