By Alan Mintz
Ancestral Tales indicates how this assortment marks a serious juncture in the Agnon canon. via shut readings of the tales opposed to a moving old backdrop, Alan Mintz provides a multilayered historical past of town, in addition to perception into Agnon's fictional alterations. Mintz relates those narrative innovations to disaster literature from previous classes of Jewish historical past, exhibiting how Agnon's Buczacz is a literary fulfillment right now 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