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[ Ein Hungerkünstler ], 1915, 1921-1922

MS. Kafka 27
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Containing (fols. 1-5, 10v-17) miscellaneous texts, including:

  1. (fol. 2v) [ Der Aufbruch]
  2. (fols. 3v-4) [ Fürsprecher]
  3. (fols. 4v-5r) [ Der Unschuldige]
  4. (fols. 5v-10) [ Hungerkünstler]
  5. (fols. 12-14r) [ In unserer Synagoge]
  6. (fol. 14r) [ Das Dorngebüsch]
  7. (fol. 17r) a paragraph relating to [ Das Schloss]
  8. (fols. 18-27) the first part of ' Forschungen eines Hundes', which is continued in MS. Kafka 12/2, fols. 13-19r (with a later version in MS. Kafka 28, fols. 2-7)


  • Creation: 1915, 1921-1922


28 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • German

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MS. Kafka 27

Former reference:

MLR ref: A. (i) XXIII; KKA ref: KBod AI, 17

Other Finding Aids

Described: Nachgelassene I (A) – item 17 (p. 23) and II (A) – item 14 (pp. 106-112); Schloss (A) – item IX (pp. 55-58). Printed: Nachgelassene II, 371-459; Schloss (A), 466-467.

Existence and Location of Copies

A surrogate is available for use at the Weston Library.

Separated Materials

Four leaves (now at the Deutsches Literaturarchiv, Marbach) from this notebook are part of Der Process - see Der Process (A).

Physical Facet

Brown stiffened wrappers.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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