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[Oktavheft E, Das fünfte Oktavheft], Aug.-Sep. 1917

MS. Kafka 23
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

(fols. 17v-35r) are blank.


  1. (label on front wrapper and fols. 2r, 5v, 6r, 7r, 10r, 11r, 12v, 17r) drawings and doodles by Kafka
  2. (fols. 7v-10r) [ Neue Lampen]
  3. (fol. 35v) notes


  • Creation: Aug.-Sep. 1917


35 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • German

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MS. Kafka 23

Former reference:

MLR reference: A. (ii) XXXV; KKA reference: KBod AIII, 53

Other Finding Aids

Described: Nachgelassene I (A) – item *5 (p. 26); item 22 (pp. 89-94). Printed: Nachgelassene I, 400-418, and I (A), 91-92. Complete facsimile: Stroemfeld, Oxforder Oktavhefte 5.

Existence and Location of Copies

A surrogate is available for use at the Weston Library.

Separated Materials

Loose leaves 'A' and 'B' (Nachgelassene I (A), 91-92) are now MS. Kafka 47, fols. 2-3.

Physical Facet

Dark-blue/purple wrappers, large label on front wrapper.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom