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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 popular memoirist, is without doubt one of the most generally learn writers of post-World struggle II Italy. His works are characterised via the tilt, dispassionate eloquence with which he methods 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 learn of background, psychology, and philosophy.

The first a part of this quantity presents teachers with an summary of the on hand variants, anthologies, and translations of Levi's paintings and identifies different worthy school room aids, similar to motion pictures, song, and on-line assets. within the moment half, individuals describe diverse methods to instructing Levi's paintings. a few, in proposing Survival in Auschwitz, The Reawakening, and The Drowned and the Saved, examine where of favor in Holocaust testimony and the reliability of reminiscence in autobiography. Others specialise in questions of translation, complex by way of the untranslatable within the language and studies of the focus camps, or on how Levi comprises his heritage as a chemist into his writing, so much basically in The Periodic Table.

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