Questions tagged [s-y-agnon]
Questions about the works of S. Y. Agnon (Shmuel Yosef Agnon, 1888 – 1970) and his life as a writer. Use this tag with [hebrew-literature].
What is the point of the tefillin burning in S. Y. Agnon's "Two Pairs"?
In S. Y. Agnon's short story "Two Pairs", in part 10, the narrator experiences several odd dreams involving his tefillin, and a couple strange instances with them, and then his house burns ...
Why does the narrator specify which psalms are being said at the meal in Agnon's "The Kerchief"?
In section 9 of S. Y. Agnon's short story "The Kerchief", the narrator / protagonist gives us the scene at the Shabbat lunch meal: When I came back with Father from the small prayer room ...
What's the meaning of the dream in Agnon's "The Kerchief"?
In S. Y. Agnon's short story "The Kerchief", there's an entire section (section 4) dedicated to a dream that the protagonist would have when his father was selling things in Lashkowitz: And ...
Why the title "Agunot" for S. Y. Agnon's short story?
S. Y. Agnon's first influential story is "Agunot" - in fact, his chosen name "Agnon" comes from the same word. The word "Agunot" is the plural form of the word "Agunah", which is the term for a woman ...