Digital Manuscript ProjectKrapp's Last Tape / La Dernière Bande
 Settling himself more comfortably
A knocks a box off the table on to
the floor. He curses, stops the
machine, sweeps boxes and
ledger violently off the table,
turns [⁁] [ADDITION]Addition on page
11vturns back tape to beginning starts up the machine again,
resumes his pose.
This day This day, being in the
[0085|002] The weight of boxes and ledger
off the table he feels it unsteady
on its legs, curses, stops the
machine, tries to steady it,
fails, gets up and carries it
laboriously towards front. This
brings him out of zone of light.
[0085|003] He sets down table in shadow,
into for chair, carries
it to table and sits down in
shadow. The light moves
and comes to rest on him in
his new position.
[0085|004] He is now
say a yard or so from edge
of stage. He makes sure
the table is firmly on its
legs, turns back tape to
beginning, resumes his
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