By Alan Mintz
Ancestral Tales exhibits how this assortment marks a severe juncture in the Agnon canon. via shut readings of the tales opposed to a moving old backdrop, Alan Mintz offers a multilayered historical past of the city, in addition to perception into Agnon's fictional changes. Mintz relates those narrative innovations to disaster literature from past sessions of Jewish historical past, exhibiting how Agnon's Buczacz is a literary fulfillment immediately leading edge in its type of remembrance and deeply rooted in Jewish tradition.
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Ancestral Tales: Reading the Buczacz Stories of S.Y. Agnon (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture) by Alan Mintz