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By Nicholas Patruno,Roberta Ricci

ISBN-10: 1603291474

ISBN-13: 9781603291477

ISBN-10: 1603291482

ISBN-13: 9781603291484

Primo Levi, Holocaust survivor and well known memoirist, is likely one of the most generally learn writers of post-World conflict II Italy. His works are characterised by way of the tilt, dispassionate eloquence with which he ways his event of incarceration in Auschwitz. His memoirs--as good as his poetry and fiction and his many interviews--are frequently taught in numerous fields, together with Jewish reports and Holocaust stories, comparative literature, and Italian language and literature, and will increase the examine of background, psychology, and philosophy.

The first a part of this quantity offers teachers with an summary of the to be had versions, anthologies, and translations of Levi's paintings and identifies different priceless school room aids, reminiscent of movies, song, and on-line assets. within the moment half, individuals describe varied ways to instructing Levi's paintings. a few, in offering Survival in Auschwitz, The Reawakening, and The Drowned and the Saved, examine where of fashion in Holocaust testimony and the reliability of reminiscence in autobiography. Others specialise in questions of translation, advanced by means of the untranslatable within the language and studies of the focus camps, or on how Levi comprises his history as a chemist into his writing, so much essentially in The Periodic Table.

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