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 the city, besides perception into Agnon's fictional adjustments. Mintz relates those narrative options to disaster literature from prior classes of Jewish heritage, displaying how Agnon's Buczacz is a literary fulfillment straight away 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