July 17th is the birthday of S. Y. Agnon, in honor of which we have assembled some publications of his work. But let's begin with an excerpt from Barbara Andrew's article on Agnon from the Jewish Book World archives:
His writings are reminiscent of a literary Chagall. They portray a life in a world that no longer exists but yet exists in a dream-like state, neither real nor imaginary, but somewhere in between.
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