In The Silence of Heaven, the world renowned Israeli novelist Amos Oz introduces us to an extraordinary masterpiece of Hebrew literature that is just now appearing in English, S. Y. Agnon's Only Yesterday. For Oz, Agnon is a treasure trove of a world no longer available to today's writers, yet deeply meaningful for his wonderment about God, the submerged eroticism of his writing, and his juggling of multiple texts from the historical Hebrew religious library. This collection of Oz's reflections on Agnon, which includes an ...

The Silence of Heaven: Agnon's Fear of God 2012, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691155494

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The Silence of Heaven: Agnon's Fear of God 2000, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691036922