By Alan Mintz
Ancestral Tales indicates how this assortment marks a severe juncture in the Agnon canon. via shut readings of the tales opposed to a moving historic backdrop, Alan Mintz provides a multilayered background of the city, in addition to perception into Agnon's fictional differences. Mintz relates those narrative recommendations to disaster literature from previous classes of Jewish background, exhibiting how Agnon's Buczacz is a literary fulfillment instantly 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