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Not a simple story : love and politics in a modern Hebrew novel

Author: Sharon M Green
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2001.
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A critique of the Hebrew writer Shmuel Yosef Agnon's seminal novel "A Simple Story" which argues that Agnon was essentially a Jewish nationalist and secular modernist whose novels manifest a deep  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Green, Sharon M., 1954-
Not a simple story.
Lanham : Lexington Books, c2001
(OCoLC)606604972
Named Person: Shmuel Yosef Agnon; Shmuel Yosef Agnon; Shemuʼel Yosef ʻAgnon; Shmuel Yosef Agnon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon M Green
ISBN: 0739102982 9780739102985
OCLC Number: 47168786
Description: xii, 167 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 The Problem of Love in Modern Literature: A Historical Overview Chapter 2 Agnon the Social Critic: The "Successful" Society and the Stifling of Personal Freedom Chapter 3 Agnon the Psychologist (Part One): The Prevented Hero and His Inner Obstacles Chapter 4 Agnon the Psychologist (Part Two): The Sorrows of Young Hirshl-Madness as the Weak Man's Escape from Unhappiness Chapter 5 Agnon the Theologian: The Crowning Paradox-The Decline of Religion and the Loss of Love Chapter 6 Conclusion: A Portrait of the Artist as an Ironic Romantic-The "Impossibility" of the Jewish Love Story
Responsibility: Sharon M. Green.

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