in Agnon’s Story


Cover illustration: Lou Landauer’s photo of Agnon (1938). Ha’aretz newspaper, Tel Aviv, Israel. Illustration is in the public domain.

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Names: Falk, Avner, author.

Title: Agnon's story : a psychoanalytic biography of S.Y. Agnon / by Avner Falk.

Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill-Rodopi, 2018. | Series: Contemporary psychoanalytic studies, ISSN 1571-4977 ; volume 26 | Includes bibliographical references and index.

Identifiers: LCCN 2018024053 (print) | LCCN 2018026224 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004367784 (E-book) | ISBN 9789004367777 (hardback : alk. paper)

Subjects: LCSH: Agnon, Shmuel Yosef, 1887–1970--Psychology. | Authors, Hebrew--Biography.

Classification: LCC PJ5053.A4 (ebook) | LCC PJ5053.A4 Z595 2018 (print) | DDC 892.43/5 [B] --dc23

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Agnon’s Story

A Psychoanalytic Biography of S. Y. Agnon