Excerpt from Kafka's language learning notebook: Sprachforscher and Sprachforschung with Hebrew translations בַּלְשָׁן and בַּלְשָׁנוּת
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Kafka’s Languages

Who was Kafka? It is hard to escape Kafka at the moment in Oxford, with the Kafka24 celebrations marking 100 years since his death, on 3 June 1924. He is one of the most significant German-language authors of the 20th century, and the term Kafkaesque has become widely used to describe situations that are bewilderingly …

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Digital Humanities

Digital Editions Community of Practice

Taylor Institution Library Room 2Thursdays 1.15–2pm, even weeks, Hilary Term 2022 Each session will include a brief talk, followed by an opportunity for discussion. Hot water, tea, coffee, milk and biscuits will be provided. Please feel free to bring your own lunch (and a mug for the hot drinks!) Week Two (26 January 2022): TEI …

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Libraries Posts

Introduction to Special Collections at the Taylorian

Welcome to the Taylor Institution Library!  The Taylor Institution is the University of Oxford’s library for Modern Foreign Languages.  It was funded by Sir Robert Taylor in a codicil to his will in 1788. Due to his will being contested, the University didn’t have access to the funds until 1834, when it was also considering …

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