All the World's a Cage: Franz Kafka's 'A Hunger Artist'
To explore the meaning of the story and where Kafka might fall in the tradition of political philosophy, we will make use of two great critics of modernity: Friedrich Nietzsche and Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
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