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Shmuel Yosef Agnon Biography Wikipedia.


Shmuel Yosef Agnon's Profile.

Shmuel Yosef Agnon (Shmuel Yosef Agnon) (1888-1970) - Israeli writer, who was born in Bucac, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (now Bucac, Ukraine), and his name was Samuel Joseph Chachkes. It is regarded as one of the greatest writers of fiction in Hebrew the 20th century. In 1966, together with Nelly Sachs Shmuel Yosef received the Nobel Prize in Literature.


Shmuel Yosef Agnon's Life.

In 1907, Shmuel Yosef Agnon moved to Palestine, most of his life he spent in Jerusalem. Fiction Shmuel Yosef explores the existence of the Jewish nation in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, when the program was relevant E-Europe, which resulted in the end of the 19th century and after World War II, the Jewish nation was forced to immigrate to Palestine and Israel. 

Shmuel Yosef Agnon's Death.

 Shmuel Yosef Agnon Born on July 17, 1888 at Buczacz, Galicia (now Buchach, Ukraine), Shmuel Yosef Agnon Died on February 17, 1970 at an age of 81 at Jerusalem in Israel.

Shmuel Yosef Agnon's Literary Career.

Shmuel Yosef Agnon was originally written in Hebrew and in Yiddish, then his works have been created only in Hebrew. To his novels, which fall within the range between realism and surrealism, include: "Hakhnasat kalah" (1919, translated into English "The Bridal Canopy, 1967), an autobiographical work" Ore'ah Nata 'Lalun "(1938, translated English "A Guest for the Night", 1968), and "'Tmol shilshom" (1945, translated into English "Only Yesterday", 2000).Shmuel Yosef Agnon's creativity is also highly regarded for his short stories, which have been translated into English: "Days of Awe" (1938, translated in 1948), "21 Stories" (1970), and "Jaffa, Belle of the Seas" (1998 ).

Shmuel Yosef Agnon Awards and Honours.

Shmuel Yosef Agnon was twice awarded the Bialik Prize for literature (1934 & 1950)

Shmuel Yosef Agnon was also twice awarded the Israel Prize, for literature (1954 and 1958)

Shmuel Yosef Agnon was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for his profoundly characteristic narrative art with motifs from the life of the Jewish people" in 1966

Shmuel Yosef Agnon's Portraits on the Stamps of Israel.