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S. Y. Agnon

by Harold Fisch

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Published by F. Ungar Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agnon, Shmuel Yosef, 1888-1970 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarold Fisch.
    SeriesModern literature monographs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ5053.A4 Z596
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 125 p. ;
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5068135M
    ISBN 100804421978
    LC Control Number74076126

    S.Y. Agnon was born Shmuel Yosef Czaczkes in Poland in He emigrated to the Land of Israel in the early s (where he took his nom de plume, S.Y. Agnon); left in to live in Berlin Author: Rabbi Daniel Bouskila. Israeli Nobel Laureate S.Y. Agnon's famous masterpiece, his novel Only Yesterday, here appears in English translation for the first hed in , the book tells a seemingly simple tale about a man who immigrates to Palestine with the Second Aliya--the several hundred idealists who returned between and to work the Hebrew soil as in Biblical times and revive Hebrew culture.4/5(2).

    A Book That Was Lost: And Other Stories S. Y. Agnon, Author, Schmuel Yoseph Agnon, Author, Anne G. Hoffman, Editor Schocken Books Inc $ (p) ISBN . S.Y. Agnon won the Nobel Prize for Literature in Agnon’s hometown of Buchach is depicted at the bottom of the diploma, while Jerusalem, where he lived for many years until his death in , is on the top. The two cities are divided by the Strypa River, which runs through Buchach.

    S.Y. Agnon, the late Israeli author whose short stories are collected in “A Book That Was Lost,” has been likened to the Hebrew counterpart of Flaubert, Joyce, Faulkner and Borges. S. Y. Agnon () was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in Among his works that have been translated into English are A Simple Story, In the Heart of the Seas, and Shira. Author S.Y. Agnon.


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A Book That Was Lost: Thirty Five Stories (Hebrew Classics) Paperback – September 1, by S. Agnon (Author), Alan Mintz (Editor), Anne Golumb Hoffman (Editor), & out of 5 stars 10 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by: 9. S.Y. Agnon ( ) was the central figure of modern Hebrew literature, and the Nobel Prize laureate for his body S. Y. Agnon book writing. Born in the Galician town of Buczacz (in today's western Ukraine), as Shmuel Yosef Czaczkes, he arrived in in Jaffa, Ottoman Palestine, where he adopted the pen-name Agnon and began a meteoric rise as a young writer/5(9).

S.Y. Agnon, Hillel Halkin (Translator) avg rating — 59 ratings — published — 4 editions4/5. The Hebrew original of the book was published inthree years after Agnon’s death, and included more than a hundred stories about Buczacz, written in the nineteen-fifties and sixties.

S.Y. Agnon’s works get the English-language treatment After five years, Rabbi Jeffrey Saks and Toby Press complete translation of the Nobel laureate’s novels and short stories. S.Y. Agnon has 64 books on Goodreads with ratings.

S.Y. Agnon’s most popular book is A Simple Story. S.Y. Agnon and the Orthodox Reader Septem ; Were the Ancient Israelites Required to Appoint a King, or Simply Given the Option. Aug ; Crazy Beautiful Startup: A Review of The Wedding Plan July 2, ; Parshat Korach: The Bible’s Coalition of Complainers J ; Love and Kingship: The Book of Ruth and Jerusalem.

Some 85 of S.Y. Agnon's works have been published in translation in 18 languages. A complete bibliography is in preparation and will be published in book form by The Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature. Selections available from in our bookstore.

Reflections on S. Agnon. It is the most melancholy book in Agnon’s oeuvre. The Hebrew original appeared intwo years before the community portrayed in the book was physically destroyed by the Germans. But what we see here is the death of a Jewish town before it has drowned in actual blood.

The narrator comes for a visit from the. When Israeli Nobel Laureate S. Agnon published the novel Only Yesterday init quickly became recognized as a major work of world literature, not only for its vivid historical reconstruction of Israel's founding society.

The book tells a seemingly simple tale about a man who immigrates to Palestine with the Second Aliya—the several hundred idealists who returned between Pages:   The Bridal Canopy, Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon’s mock epic novel, is an elaborate frame story encompassing dozens of Hassidic tales. Set in early nineteenth-century Galicia, the plot is part quest, part comedy of errors, progressively departing from its opening tone Brand: The Toby Press, LLC.

Shmuel Agnon Biographical S hmuel Yosef Agnon () was born in Buczacz, Eastern Galicia. Raised in a mixed cultural atmosphere, in which Yiddish was the language of the home, and Hebrew the language of the Bible and the Talmud which he studied formally until the age of nine, Agnon also acquired a knowledge of German literature from his mother, and of the teachings of Maimonides and.

Looking for books by S.Y. Agnon. See all books authored by S.Y. Agnon, including Yamim Noraim, and A Simple Story, and more on   S.Y.

Agnon - His Life and Writing by Jeffrey Saks. "That Tzaddik's Etrog" by S.Y. Agnon The People of the Book in a Digital Age by Beit Agnon בית עגנון. S.Y. Agnon and the Orthodox Reader Septem ; Were the Ancient Israelites Required to Appoint a King, or Simply Given the Option.

Aug ; Crazy Beautiful Startup: A Review of The Wedding Plan July 2, ; Parshat Korach: The Bible’s Coalition of Complainers J ; Love and Kingship: The Book of Ruth and Jerusalem.

All of S.Y. Agnon’s stories stories in this book, and his other novels and short stories, are available available in Hebrew.

If you are interested in finding out how to obtain Hebrew versions of the works of S.Y. Agnon, please contact your synagogue or the Board of Rabbis (, [email protected]).

Rabbis Miriyam Glazer and Daniel. Agnon, Author, Schmuel Yoseph Agnon, Author, Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Author Schocken Books Inc $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author OTHER BOOKS. Get this from a library. S.Y. Agnon. [Harold Fisch] -- A critical biography of S.Y. Agnon, one of the central figures of modern Hebrew fiction.

S.Y. Agnon was the greatest Hebrew writer of the twentieth century, and the only Hebrew writer to receive the Nobel Prize for literature. He devoted the last years of his life to writing a massive cycle of stories about Buczacz, the Galician town (now in Ukraine) in which he grew up.

Yet when these stories were collected and published three years after Agnon's death, few took notice. S.Y. Agnon. likes 5 talking about this. This page is for anything S.Y. Agnon related for the international English speaking/reading public.

Jeffrey Saks writes about Agnon's "Book of State: Between Satire and Tears" for Yom HaZikaron and Yom HaAtzmaut.But Kazin's response may also help explain why so great a writer as S. Y. Agnon, winner of the Nobel Prize in literature, seems to linger on the margins of American literary consciousness.

This is the first time ''Only Yesterday,'' published in Hebrew in and considered by many critics of Hebrew literature to be Agnon's masterpiece.S. Y. Agnon, Nobel Prize winner, authorized this collection of his short stories before his death in February of this year.

In at least one story the editor has deleted the more obscure references to little-known Jewish rituals, one of the elements in his translated work frequently faulted by critics. In these selections Agnon's allusions are well in hand, evoking the lost order of.