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Shmuel Agnon

Author (17-Jul-1888 — 17-Feb-1970)


David Aberbach. At the Handles of the Lock: Themes in the Fiction of S. J. Agnon. Oxford University Press. 1985. 221pp.

Arnold J. Band. Nostalgia and Nightmare: A Study in the Fiction of S. Y. Agnon. University of California Press. 1968. 563pp.

Nitza Ben-Dov. Agnon's Art of Indirection: Uncovering Latent Content in the Fiction of S. Y. Agnon. Leiden, Holland: Brill. 1993.

Harold Fisch. S. Y. Agnon. F. Ungar Pub. Co.. 1975. 125pp.

Isaac Goldberg. Samuel Joseph Agnon: A Bibliography of His Work in Translation Including Selected Publications about Agnon and His Writing. Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature. 1996. 447pp.

Baruch Hochman. The Fiction of S. Y. Agnon. Cornell University Press. 1970. 206pp.

Anne Golomb Hoffman. Between Exile and Return: S. Y. Agnon and the Drama of Writing. SUNY Press. 1991. 236pp.

Roman Katsman. The Time of Cruel Miracles: Mythopoesis in Dostoevsky and Agnon. Peter Lang. 2002. 236pp.

Stephen Katz. The Centrifugal Novel: S. Y. Agnon's Poetics of Composition. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 1999. 219pp.

Werner Martin. Samuel Josef Agnon: His Biography and Works. Hildesheim, Germany: Georg Olms Verlag. 1980.

Amos Oz. The Silence of Heaven: Agnon's Fear of God. Princeton University Press. 2000. 197pp.

David Patterson; Glenda Abramson (editors). Tradition and Trauma: Studies in the Fiction of S. J. Agnon. Westview Press. 1994. 226pp.

Gershon Shaked. Shmuel Yosef Agnon: A Revolutionary Traditionalist. New York City: New York University Press. 1989.


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  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.6)

  6. Legends in Their Own Time (p.4)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.8)

  8. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.32)

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