By Alan Mintz
Ancestral Tales exhibits how this assortment marks a serious juncture in the Agnon canon. via shut readings of the tales opposed to a transferring old backdrop, Alan Mintz provides a multilayered background of town, besides perception into Agnon's fictional ameliorations. Mintz relates those narrative techniques to disaster literature from previous sessions of Jewish background, exhibiting how Agnon's Buczacz is a literary fulfillment without delay cutting edge in its kind 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