Two Scholars Who Were in Our Town and other novellas

Two Scholars Who Were in Our Town and other novellas

Author: S.Y. Agnon

$16.95
ISBN: 9781592643554

The volume’s title story, published here in English for the first time, tells of the epic and tragic clash between two Torah scholars in a lost world “three or four generations ago.” Agnon at his best –distilling the classical texts of Jewish study into a modern midrashic matrix.

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The volume’s title story, published here in English for the first time, tells of the epic and tragic clash between two Torah scholars in a lost world “three or four generations ago.” Agnon at his best –distilling the classical texts of Jewish study into a modern midrashic matrix. Includes revised translations of: “Tehilla,” “In the Heart of the Seas,” and “In the Prime of her Life,” all with new introductions and annotations. The New York Review of Books surveys The Toby Press S.Y. Agnon Library in “The Great Genius of Jewish Literature”

Language English
Author S.Y. Agnon
Binding Paperback
Number of Pages 288