Difference between revisions of "To György Lukács (31 January 1912)"

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(tr. Adam Fabry)
 
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My countless visits move her [Leo's mother] forward only slowly. Finally, ''yesterday'', we arrived at the point of going through Leo's belongings. (…) The episodes were - as Leo had predicted - so amusing that I sometimes thought that Leo would rise again from the dead out of sheer gratified joy.
  
 
{{Page |n°=218}} Leo destroyed his letters. I burned the few that remained. He only kept Bé's, yours, Otto's Heini's and my letters. […]
 
{{Page |n°=218}} Leo destroyed his letters. I burned the few that remained. He only kept Bé's, yours, Otto's Heini's and my letters. […]
  
If I like it [Leo Popper's drafts], I will pass it to Kraus for publication.  […]
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I found a lot of texts with sentences, introductions and fragments. I knew them already. Among them were the finished version of 'The Dialogue' and line from 'Seghers' and 'Cézanne'. The 'diaries' and so on. I will re-read 'The Dialogue'. If I like it [Leo Popper's drafts], I will pass it to Kraus for publication.  […]
  
 
{{Page |n°=219}} Your father is an Englishman.
 
{{Page |n°=219}} Your father is an Englishman.

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(tr. Adam Fabry) […] My countless visits move her [Leo's mother] forward only slowly. Finally, yesterday, we arrived at the point of going through Leo's belongings. (…) The episodes were - as Leo had predicted - so amusing that I sometimes thought that Leo would rise again from the dead out of sheer gratified joy.

[218] Leo destroyed his letters. I burned the few that remained. He only kept Bé's, yours, Otto's Heini's and my letters. […]

I found a lot of texts with sentences, introductions and fragments. I knew them already. Among them were the finished version of 'The Dialogue' and line from 'Seghers' and 'Cézanne'. The 'diaries' and so on. I will re-read 'The Dialogue'. If I like it [Leo Popper's drafts], I will pass it to Kraus for publication. […]

[219] Your father is an Englishman.

[…] I shall be away for some months, in order to take my lawyer's exams. I'll be studying in ……… where it is quiet and living costs are low. …

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Reference:
KPA: 56/06, 90-92
Recent Publication: in Polanyi 2016, 217-219.