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The centrifugal novel : S.Y. Agnon's poetics of composition

Author: Stephen Katz
Publisher: Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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S.Y. Agnon (1888-1970) is a Hebrew novelist whose juxtaposition of the traditional Jewish view with modern, secular life earned him the Nobel Prize. Katz analyses Agnon's fiction from the  Read more...

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Katz, Stephen, 1947-
Centrifugal novel.
Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©1999
(OCoLC)607310982
Online version:
Katz, Stephen, 1947-
Centrifugal novel.
Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©1999
(OCoLC)609215697
Named Person: Shmuel Yosef Agnon; Shmuel Yosef Agnon; Shemu·el Yosef ʻAgnon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Katz
ISBN: 083863785X 9780838637852
OCLC Number: 39505676
Description: 219 pages : facsimiles ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: Of Manuscripts, Texts, and Text Editing --
2. From "Becoming" to "Being": A Guest for the Night in the Making --
3. Evolution and Development of a Guest for the Night, 1938-1939 --
4. The Dynamics of Evolution: A Guest for the Night, 1939-1953 --
5. On Indeterminacy in Literature: Agnon's "To Father's House" and Its Ur-Text --
6. The Tale of the Mufti in Shira --
7. "The Redemption" and A Guest for the Night --
8. The Prince as a Pauper: The Image of Royalty in A Guest for the Night --
9. The Guest as Hirshl: The Self-Referrentiality of Agnon's Fiction --
10. Chewing on Air: The Sensorium in A Guest for the Night --
11. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Stephen Katz.

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