“AT THE OUTSET OF THE DAY”: MYSTICAL ASPECTS OF CLOTHING AND BOOKS IN THE WORK OF AGNON
The story “At the Outset of the Day” is short, but contains many meanings. It is a story about a father whose daughter’s dress burns to ashes, and who throughout the story attempts, unsuccessfully, to cover her nakedness. As the article shows, the story can be defined as symbolic, with a connotative level open to interpretation as well as biblical foundations and symbols that express its hidden level.
Davidovitch, Nitza
2016
Scripta Judaica Cracoviensia 14 (2016)
Scripta Judaica Cracoviensia
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