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Ag·non (äg′nôn′), Shmuel Yosef 1888-1970.
Polish-born Israeli writer. His dramatic novels, written in Hebrew, include A Guest for the Night (1939). He shared the 1966 Nobel Prize for literature.
(Biography) Shmuel Yosef, real name Samuel Josef Czaczkes. 1888–1970, Israeli novelist, born in Austria-Hungary. His works, which treat contemporary Jewish themes, include The Day Before Yesterday (1945). Nobel prize for literature 1966
Ag•non (ˈæg nɒn)
Shmuel Yosef (Samuel Josef Czaczkes), 1888–1970, Israeli novelist and short-story writer, born in Poland: Nobel prize 1966.
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, Nobel de Literatura en 1966; Etgar Keret; Zeruya Shalev y David Grossman, entre otros.
The Israeli author Shmuel Yosef Agnon
came to Palestine from Galicia in 1908.
Shmuel Yosef Agnon
(1888-1970) first saw light as Shmuel Yosef Tshatshkes in Butshatsh, a substantial shtetl in Galicia, then in the Austro-Hungarian Empire but formerly southern Poland.
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, a master in whose books religion and the modern world coexist in a state of continual tension.