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Only yesterday

Author: Shmuel Yosef Agnon; Barbara Harshav
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Israeli Nobel Laureate S.Y. Agnon's famous masterpiece, his novel Only Yesterday, here appears in English translation for the first time. Published in 1945, the book tells a seemingly simple tale about a man who immigrates to Palestine with the Second Aliya -- the several hundred idealists who returned between 1904 and 1914 to work the Hebrew soil as in Biblical times and revive Hebrew culture. Only Yesterday
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Genre/Form: Allegories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shmuel Yosef Agnon; Barbara Harshav
ISBN: 0691009724 9780691009728 9780691095448 0691095442 9780691085449 0691085447
OCLC Number: 43323691
Notes: Translation of: Temol shilshom.
Description: xxxi, 652 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The only yesterday of only yesterday / Benjamin Harshav --
Translator's Note --
A delightsome land --
Jerusalem --
From one issue to another --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Temol shilshom.
Responsibility: S.Y. Agnon ; translated by Barbara Harshav.
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A tale about a man who immigrates to Palestine with the Second Aliya - the hundred idealists who returned between 1904 and 1914 to work the Hebrew soil as in Biblical times and revive Hebrew culture.  Read more...

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"Ancient religious longing, modern political aspirations and personal dreams of liberation all intersect [here]... Unlike many of the pioneers who went to make a new life in the Land of Israel, Agnon Read more...

 
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