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[ Tagebuch , I], [1909-1912]

MS. Kafka 1
Held at the Weston Library

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Earlier pagination 1-116 (not including the loosely inserted leaves, now fols. 38b, 38c)

Including travel entries and other material:
  1. (fols. 2v, 4r) drawings, reproduced, Tagebücher, 12, 15
  2. (fols. 5v-13r) ' Der kleine Ruinenbewohner' (the title only, is in MS. Kafka 2, fol. 5r)
  3. (fols. 14r, 19r, 20r) [ 'Du, sagte ich'-Fragmente], continued in MS. Kafka 2
  4. (fols. 38b, 38c) postcard photograph of 'Flora Klug, Herrenimitatorin' (reproduced, Kommentarband, 28) and 'Programm …. 24. Oktober 1911' for a performance including her (reproduced, Kommentarband, 53).


  • [1909-1912]


61 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • German

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MS. Kafka 1

Former reference:

MLR reference: A. (i) I; KKA reference: KBod AI, 1.

Other Finding Aids

Described: Nachgelassene I (A) – item 1 (pp. 19-20); Tagebücher (A) – item I (pp. 33-35). Printed: Tagebücher, 9-103. Fol. 11r reproduced, Malte Kleinwort, Kafkas Verfahren (Würzburg, 2004), pl. 1. Fol. 13r reproduced, Tagebücher (A), after p. 93. Fols. 31 & 32r, reproduced, Centre de Cultura Comtemporània de Barcelona, The City of K. Franz Kafka and Prague (2002), pp. 62, 66. Complete facsimile: Stroemfeld, Oxforder Quarthefte 1.

Existence and Location of Copies

A surrogate is available for use at the Weston Library.

Related Materials

A postcard without any writing on it, formerly loosely inserted in the notebook, is MS. Kafka 48, fol. 3.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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