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Nostalgia and nightmare, a study in the fiction of S. Y. Agnon / by Arnold J. Band.

Author/Creator:
Band, Arnold J.
Publication:
Berkeley, Los Angeles, University of California Press, 1968.
Format/Description:
Book
[2], xvi, 563, [3] pages 24 cm.
Subjects:
Agnon, Shmuel Yosef, 1888-1970.
Place of Publication:
United States California Berkeley.
United States California Los Angeles.
Contents:
A cultural biography
Provincial beginnings: Buczacz (1903-1907)
Neoromantic experiments: Jaffa and Jerusalem (1907-1913)
From folktale to myth: Germany and Jerusalem (1913-1929)
Hakhnasat kala (The Bridal Canopy)
The expanding vision (1931-1941)
Ore'ah nata lalun (A wayfarer who tarried for a night), 1939
The conscience of the race (1942-1953)
Temol shilshom (Only Yesterday), 1945
Epilogue: Nostalgia and nightmare.
Notes:
"'Nostalgia and Nightmare' published under the Auspices of the Near Eastern Center, University of California , Los Angeles."
Appendixes include: I. Works in Hebrew by Shmu'el Yosef Czaczkes (Agnon), 1903-1908; II. Works in Yiddish by Shmu'el Yosef Czaczkes (Agnon), 1903-1907; III. Fiction in Hebrew by S. Y. Agnong, 1908-1966; IV. Speeches by Agnon on Acceptance of Honors and Prizes; V. Miscellaneous Pieces by Agnon; VI. Eulogies and Personal Tributes by Agnon; VII. Sampling of Agnon's Letters; VIII. Agnon's Anthologies of Folklore; IX. Agnon's Uncollected Stories Originally Published between 1908 and KS², 1953; X. Agnon's stories published before 1953 but Collected in ha'Esh veha'etsim (KS², Vol. II, 1962); Anon's works in translation: English, German, French, Italian.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 453-521) and indexes.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Sabin W. Colton, Jr., Memorial Fund.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Potok Collection copies 1 & 2 presented to the Penn Libraries by Adena Potok.
Potok Collection copy 2: dust jacket retained.
Potok Collection copy 1 has autograph of "Chaim Potok 1977".
Potok Collection copy 2 has underlines and marginal marks.
Potok Collection copy 2 has article from American Scholar (p. 91-99) entitled "An Afternoon with Agnon" by Baruch Hochman laid in.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Potok, Adena (donor) (Potok Collection copies 1 & 2)
Potok, Chaim (autograph) (Potok Collection copy 1)
Penn Chronology:
1968
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Sabin W. Colton, Jr., Memorial Fund.
The Library of Chaim Potok (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
505748
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