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Loose papers, n.d.

MS. Kafka 48
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fols. 1-76) 'Beilagen', various notes (many in the hand of Max Brod) and other items formerly loosely inserted in Kafka manuscripts, each note or group of notes preceded by a card or slip of paper with notes by Sir Malcolm Pasley, arranged in MS. Kafka number order, and including (fol. 3) a Czech postcard, n.d. (without any writing on it), from MS. Kafka 1, and (fols. 74-76) two leaves in Brod's hand, and part of a printed leaf from a periodical, previous locations not recorded.
  2. (fols. 77-91) photocopies of fols. 1-6, 9-10 (though fol. 9 is numbered 8 and fol. 10 is numbered 9, both erroneously) of the manuscript of Der Dorfschullehrer (original in the Deutches Literaturarchiv, Marbach). Fols. 7 and 8 of the original (not numbered like the other folios in the left-hand corner, but paginated in red pencil 1-4 in the right-hand corner) are MS. Kafka 42, fols. 40-41). Described: Nachgelassene I (A) – item 13 (pp. 68-69), KKA reference KMar BI, 2.
  3. (fols. 92-94) photocopies of original leaves from Das Schloss, which are in the National Library of Israel, Jerusalem: (fols. 92-93) two copies of a leaf formerly in MS. Kafka 34 ('vielmehr wohin ich wollte und überdies mit der Leidenschaftlichkeit..."). Described: Schloss (A) – item II (p. 38). Other reference: KKA reference KPriv BI, 1. (fol. 94) a leaf from MS. Kafka 35 (the beginnings of the lines are on the stub of MS. Kafka 35, fol. 7a; the remaining text "[Ab]schiedshändedruck es war mir sehr angenehm mit Ihnen zu sprechen..."). Described: Schloss (A) – item IV (p. 42). Other reference: KKA KPriv BI, 2.
  4. (fols. 95-98) empty wrappers from two small 4º notebooks (contents unidentified and dispersed)


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98 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • German

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MS. Kafka 48

Former reference:

KKA reference: KPriv BI, 1 and 2 [fols. 92-94]

Existence and Location of Copies

A surrogate is available for use at the Weston Library.

Repository Details

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