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Ancestral Tales: Reading the Buczacz Stories of S.Y. Agnon

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Ancestral Tales: Reading the Buczacz Stories of S.Y. Agnon - Mintz, Alan
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Written in pieces over the last fifteen years of his life and published posthumously, S. Y. Agnon's A City in Its Fullness is an ambitious, historically rich sequence of stories memorializing Buczacz, the city of his birth. This town in present-day Ukraine was once home to a vibrant Jewish population that was destroyed twice over-in the First World War and again in the Holocaust. Agnon's epic story cycle, however, focuses not on the particulars of destruction, but instead reimagines the daily lives of Buczacz's Jewish ...

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Ancestral Tales: Reading the Buczacz Stories of S.Y. Agnon 2017, Stanford University Press

ISBN-13: 9781503601161

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