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[Oktavheft H, Das vierte Oktavheft], 1909, Jan.-May 1918

MS. Kafka 26
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fols. 22v-24r) ' Die besitzlose Arbeiterschaft'
  2. (fols.28v-29r) notes in Hebrew
  3. (fol. 29v) pencil drawings by Kafka
  4. (fol. 30) laundry list and notes
  5. loose leaves: (fol. 31r) ' Kleine Seele' (poem); (fols. 32-33) laundry list, and notes on Josef Tesch; (fol. 34r) beg. '17 wie ein Armer … ' [probably one of the leaves removed from between fols. 27 and 28]

Fol. 34, formerly in MS. Kafka 41, has been returned to this notebook.


  • Creation: 1909, Jan.-May 1918


34 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • German

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MS. Kafka 26

Former reference:

MLR reference: A. (ii) XXXVIII; KKA reference: KBod AIII, 8

Other Finding Aids

Described: Nachgelassene I (A) – item *8 (p. 27), and (fol. 31) item 8 (p. 59); Nachgelassene II (A) – item 3 (pp. 45-48), and (fol. 34) item 25(a) ar2 (pp. 134-135); Tagebücher (A) – item 3 (pp. 79-82). Printed: Nachgelassene I (A), 59 and Tagebücher, Kommentarband, 71, (fol. 31 – Kleine Seele); Nachgelassene II, 79-112, and II (A), pp. 45 (fol. 30), 47 (fols. 32-33), 134-135 (fol. 34); Tagebücher (A), pp. 80-82. Reproduced: Stroemfeld, Oktavhefte 7.

Existence and Location of Copies

A surrogate is available for use at the Weston Library.

Physical Facet

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

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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