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Language, Absence, Play
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Yaniv Hagbi
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-25 - Publisher: Syracuse University Press

Nobel Prize–winning author S. Y. Agnon was the foremost Hebrew writer of the twentieth century. His work navigated the world of Jewish tradition and that of secular modernity, capturing the conflict between old and new. In Language, Absence, Play, Yaniv Hagbi explores Agnon’s theological and philosophical attitudes toward language, attitudes
It's Absence, Presently
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: John McGreal
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-20 - Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

It’s Silence, Soundly, It’s Nothing, Seriously and It’s Absence, Presently, continue The ‘It’ Series published by Matador since The Book of It (2010). They constitute another stage in an artistic journey exploring the visual and audial dialectic of mark, word and image that began over 25 years ago. In their
Golem
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Maya Barzilai
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-18 - Publisher: NYU Press

2017 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award in Jewish Literature and Linguistics Honorable Mention, 2016 Baron Book Prize presented by AAJR A monster tour of the Golem narrative across various cultural and historical landscapes In the 1910s and 1920s, a “golem cult” swept across Europe and the U.S., later surfacing in Israel.
Agnon's Moonstruck Lovers
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Ilana Pardes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-26 - Publisher: University of Washington Press

Agnon's Moonstruck Lovers explores the response of Israel’s Nobel laureate S. Y. Agnon to the privileged position of the Song of Songs in Israeli culture. Standing at a unique crossroads between religion and secularism, Agnon probes the paradoxes and ambiguities of the Zionist hermeneutic project. In adopting the Song, Zionist
Literature, History, Choice
Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: Roman Katsman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-01 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Starting with a discussion on the elements of the genre of alternative (counterfactual) history and on its place between the poles of historical determinism and relativism, this book develops a literary theory of the historical alternativeness principle and applies it to the reading of The City with All That is