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Short stories, Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

MS. Kafka 42, fols. 40-61
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  1. (fols. 40-41) short story, two leaves, part of [Dorfschullehrer, 1914], 'Stadt beobachtet? ... geschehn? Euer' (being fols. 7-8 of the manuscript at the Deutsches Literaturarchiv in Marbach (KKA KMar BI, 2) – for photocopy of fols. 1-6, 9-10, see below, MS. Kafka 48, fols. 77-91). Other references: MLR B.(ii) LIV; KKA KBod BI, 7, fols. 7-8. Described: Nachgelassene I (A) – item *7 (p. 29), and item 13 (pp. 68-69). Printed: Nachgelassene I, 210 line 2 – 213, line 17.
  2. (fols. 42-44) short story, three leaves, part of [Unterstaatsanwalt, 1914], beg. 'überdrüssig geworden ...'. Other references: MLR B.(ii) LI; KKA KBod BI, 6, fols. 1-3. Described: Nachgelassene I (A) – item *6 (p. 29), and – item 14 (pp. 69-71). Printed: Nachgelassene I, 217-224.
  3. (fols. 45-59) short story, fifteen leaves formerly in MS. Kafka 18B, [ Blumfeld, 1915], beg. 'Blumfeld ...'. Other references: MLR B.(ii) L ('30 leaves' in error); KKA KBod BI, 8, fols. 1-15. Described: Nachgelassene I (A) – item *8 (p. 29), and item 16 (pp. 75-77). Printed: Nachgelassene I, 229-266.
  4. (fol. 60) short story, one leaf (originally fol. 15 in MS. Kafka 12/2), 'Erstes Leid', c. 1921, headed 'Erstes Leid'. Other references: MLR B. (ii) LIII; KKA KBod BI, 9. Described: Nachgelassene I (A) – item 9 (p. 29), and Drucke (A) – item H1 (pp. 407-409). Printed: Drucke, 317-321.
  5. (fol. 61) short story, one leaf (originally fol. 19 in MS. Kafka 10), beg. 'Ein grosses Fahnentuch …', c. 1921. Other reference: KKA KBod BI, 10. Described: Nachgelassene I (A) – item 10 (p. 29), and II (A) – item 12 (pp. 101-105). Pinted: Nachgelassene II, 369.


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22.0 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • German

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MS. Kafka 42, fols. 40-61

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