Literature, History, Choice

Literature, History, Choice

The Principle of Alternative History in Literature (S.Y. Agnon, The City With All That Is Therein)

eBook - 2013
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Starting with a discussion on the elements of the genre of alternative (counterfactual) history and on its place between the poles of historical determinism and relativism, this book develops a literary theory of the historical alternativeness principle and applies it to the reading of The City with All That is Therein (Ir u-mloa) - one of the most important and less-studied books of the greatest Israeli writer, Nobel Prize winner S.Y. Agnon (1887-1970). The investigation reveals that this pr...
Publisher: Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013
Edition: 1st ed
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781443853842
9781443852517
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (343 pages)
Additional Contributors: ProQuest (Firm)

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