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By Anke Snoek

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either Giorgio Agamben and Franz Kafka are most sensible identified for his or her gloomy political worldview. A wary examine of Agamben's references on Kafka, even though, unearths one other size correct on the intersection in their works: a posh and unorthodox conception of freedom. the muse emerges from Agamben's claims that 'it is a truly bad studying of Kafka's works that sees in them just a summation of the soreness of a responsible guy sooner than the inscrutable power'. almost all of Kafka's tales depart us wondered approximately what quite occurred. used to be Josef K., who's butchered like a puppy, defeated? And what in regards to the meaningless yet in his personal means whole creature Odradek? Agamben's paintings sheds new mild on those questions and arrives, via Kafka, at diversified techniques for freedom on the element the place this freedom is such a lot blatantly violated.

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