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[ Tagebuch , XII], Sep. 1917-Jun. 1923

MS. Kafka 12/1-12/2
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(MS. Kafka 12/1, fols. 1-12); i + 39 leaves, 19v-32r blank (MS. Kafka 12/2, fols. i, 13-52). Earlier pagination 773-784 (= fols. 1-6), 785a-796a (= fols. 7-12), and (notebook reversed) 785-823; (fols. 13-32r not paginated)


  1. MS. Kafka 12/1: beg. 15 Sept. 1917, with (fols. 7-12) [Zu der Reihe 'Er']
  2. MS. Kafka 12/2: beg. 15 Oct. 1921, with (fols. 13-19r) continuation of [Forschungen eines Hundes] (continued from MS. Kafka 27, fols. 18-27; a later version is MS. Kafka 28, fols. 2-7 ).


  • Creation: Sep. 1917-Jun. 1923


12 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • German

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MS. Kafka 12/1-12/2

Former reference:

MLR reference: A. (i) XII-XIII; KKA reference: KBod AI, 12

Other Finding Aids

Described: Nachgelassene I (A) – item 12 (p. 22), and (fols. 13-19) Nachgelassene II (A) – item 15 (pp. 113-114); Tagebücher (A) – item XIV (pp. 47-48). Printed: Tagebücher, 831-926 and ('Forschungen') Nachgelassene II, 460-482. Fol. 46r rev. reproduced, Centre de Cultura Comtemporània de Barcelona, The City of K. Franz Kafka and Prague (2002), p. 78.

Existence and Location of Copies

A surrogate is available for use at the Weston Library.

Separated Materials

MS. Kafka 34, fols. 29-32 and MS. Kafka 42, fol. 60 originally belonged to this notebook.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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