Agnon's Alef Bet Poems by S. (Shmuel) Y. (Yosef) AgnonAgnon's Alef Bet Poems by S. (Shmuel) Y. (Yosef) Agnon

Agnon's Alef Bet Poems

byS. (Shmuel) Y. (Yosef) AgnonTranslated byRobert Friend

Hardcover | April 1, 1998

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Known for his ability to evoke the rich imagery of the Bible and ancient Israel, Nobel Laureate S. Y. Agnon created a witty poem for each letter of the Hebrew alphabet. Imaginative illustrations and dual-language Hebrew-English text make Agnon’s Alef Bet a much-treasured collection.

Shmuel Yosef Agnon was born Shmuel Yosef Halevi Czaczkes in 1888 in Galicia, Austria-Hungary (now Poland). He received training in Yiddish, Hebrew and the Talmud from his father, and was introduced to German literature by his mother. When he was fifteen, his first poems, written in Yiddish and Hebrew, were published in the newspaper. H...
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Title:Agnon's Alef Bet PoemsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:72 pages, 11.25 × 8.82 × 0.45 inPublished:April 1, 1998Publisher:The Jewish Publication Society

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0827605994

ISBN - 13:9780827605992

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Presents poetry based on the Hebrew alphabet with one poem for each letter.