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The Consolations of Writing: Literary Strategies of Resistance from Boethius to Primo Levi
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The Consolations of Writing: Literary Strategies of Resistance from Boethius to Primo Levi

Rivkah Zim

Boethius wrote The Consolation of Philosophy as a prisoner condemned to death for treason, circumstances that are reflected in the themes and concerns of its evocative poetry and dialogue between the prisoner and his mentor, Lady...

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 Special priceThe Cambridge Companion to Primo Levi
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The Cambridge Companion to Primo Levi

Robert S.C. Gordon

A stimulating overview of the works, life and times of this important twentieth-century writer.

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Primo Levi: The Matter of a Life
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Primo Levi: The Matter of a Life

Berel Lang

The first intellectual biography of Primo Levi to describe the intersection of his roles as both chemist and writer

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Primo Levi: A Biography
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Primo Levi: A Biography

Ian Thomson

Italian writer Primo Levi's account of Auschwitz If This Is A Man is recognised as one of the essential books of mankind. No other work interrogates our moral history so incisively or conveys more profoundly the horror of the...

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The Wrench
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The Wrench

Primo Levi

A fabulous, funny novel narrated by a multi-talented storyteller

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The Drowned and the Saved
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The Drowned and the Saved

Primo Levi

Levi's examination of what it meant to have survived the Holocaust.

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The Legacy of Primo Levi
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The Legacy of Primo Levi

Stanislao G. Pugliese

This collection represents some of the latest research on Primo Levi, the famous Auschwitz survivor Italian author. There are four essays ib Levi's complex and fertile theory of the 'Gray Zone' and further essays on the myriad...

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Musings on Mortality: From Tolstoy to Primo Levi
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Musings on Mortality: From Tolstoy to Primo Levi

Victor Brombert

With delicacy and insight, this title traces the theme of mortality in the work of a group of authors who wrote during the past century and a half, teasing out and comparing their views of death as they emerged from different...

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The Periodic Table
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The Periodic Table

Primo Levi, Raymond Rosenthal

A chemist by training, the author became one of the witnesses to twentieth-century atrocity. In these haunting reflections inspired by the elements of the periodic table, he ranges from young love to political savagery; from the...

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If This is a Man/The Truce
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If This is a Man/The Truce

Primo Levi, Stuart Woolf

Primo Levi's classic memoir of The Camps.

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The Periodic Table
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The Periodic Table

Primo Levi

In these haunting reflections, Primo Levi, a chemist by training, takes the elements of the periodic table as his inspiration. He ranges from young love to political savagery; 'Iron' honours the resistance hero who put iron in...

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The Periodic Table
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The Periodic Table

Primo Levi

Assesses author's life in terms of the chemical elements. This title reflects on the difficult course of his life from his birth into an Italian Jewish family through his training as a chemist, to the pain and darkness of the...

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If This is a Man
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If This is a Man

Primo Levi, Karl Miller, S.J. Woolf

Primo Levi's account of life as a concentration camp prisoner falls into two parts. If This is a Man describes his deportation to Poland and the twenty months he spent working in Auschwitz. The Truce covers his long journey home...

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The Periodic Table
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The Periodic Table

Primo Levi, Raymond Rosenthal

One of Italy's leading men of letters, a chemist by profession, writes about incidents in his life in which one or another of the elements figured in such a way as to become a personal preoccupation.

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The Double Bond: Primo Levi: A Biography
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The Double Bond: Primo Levi: A Biography

Carole Angier

Perhaps the most important writer to emerge from the death camps, Primo Levi spent sixty-five of his sixty-seven years in Turin, Italy, where he worked as a chemist by day and wrote at night in a study that had been his childhood...

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The Cambridge Companion to Primo Levi
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The Cambridge Companion to Primo Levi

Robert S.C. Gordon

A stimulating overview of the works, life and times of this important twentieth-century writer.

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New Reflections on Primo Levi: Before and After Auschwitz
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New Reflections on Primo Levi: Before and After Auschwitz

Risa Sodi, Millicent Marcus

This book presents a baker's dozen of interpretative keys to Levi's output and thought. It deepens our understanding of common themes in Levi studies (memory and witness) while exploring unusual and revealing byways (Levi and...

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Primo Levi and Humanism After Auschwitz: Posthumanist Reflections
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Primo Levi and Humanism After Auschwitz: Posthumanist Reflections

Jonathan Druker

This innovative study reassesses Primo Levi's Holocaust memoirs in light of the posthumanist theories of Adorno, Levinas, Lyotard, and Foucault and finds causal links between certain Enlightenment ideas and the Nazi genocide.

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After the Holocaust: The Book of Job, Primo Levi, and the Path to Affliction
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After the Holocaust: The Book of Job, Primo Levi, and the Path to Affliction

C. Fred Alford

This book is a new and thoughtful examination of the experience of suffering.

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After the Holocaust: The Book of Job, Primo Levi, and the Path to Affliction
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After the Holocaust: The Book of Job, Primo Levi, and the Path to Affliction

C. Fred Alford

This book is a new and thoughtful examination of the experience of suffering.

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The Mirror Maker
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The Mirror Maker

Primo Levi

A collection of short stories and essays on a range of major topical issues, these essays were first published in La Stampa . Levi's previous books include The Periodic Table , If Not Now When? and The Drowned and the Saved...

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A Tranquil Star: Unpublished Stories
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A Tranquil Star: Unpublished Stories

Primo Levi

A selection of short stories that opens up a world of wonder, love, cruelty and curious twists of fate, where nothing is as it seems. It includes stories such as: The Fugitive , Magic Paint , Gladiators , The Knall , and, The...

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Moments of Reprieve
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Moments of Reprieve

Primo Levi, Michael Ignatieff, Ruth Feldman

Primo Levi was one of the most astonishing voices to emerge from the twentieth century: a man who was able to describe his own Auschwitz experience with an unaffected tenderness. Levi was a master storyteller but he did not write...

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If Not Now, When?
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If Not Now, When?

Primo Levi, Mark Mazower, William Weaver

Reveals the extraordinary lives of the Russian, Polish and Jewish partisans trapped behind enemy lines during the Second World War. Wracked by fear, hunger and fierce rivalries, they link up, fall apart, struggle to stay alive and...

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The Black Hole of Auschwitz
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The Black Hole of Auschwitz

Primo Levi, Marco Belpoliti, Sharon Wood

The Black Hole of Auschwitz brings together Levi's writings on the Holocaust and his experiences of the concentration camp, as well as those on his own accidental status as a writer and his chosen profession of chemist.

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The Voice of Memory: Interviews, 1961-1987
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The Voice of Memory: Interviews, 1961-1987

Primo Levi, Marco Belpoliti, Robert Gordon (University of Cambridge)

Over the course of more than twenty--five years, Primo Levi gave more than two hundred newspaper, journal, radio and television interviews speaking with such varied authors as Philip Roth and Germaine Greer. Marco Belpoliti and...

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If This is a Man
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If This is a Man

Primo Levi, Iris Breuer

Collection of Part 1 & Part 2 sample essays for VCE/Year 12 English, with Assessor Comments to aid students' understanding of what makes a good essay: writing plan, how to structure your essay, develop your argument using...

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The Wrench
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The Wrench

Primo Levi

A fabulous, funny novel narrated by a multi-talented storyteller

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Moments of Reprieve: A Memoir of Auschwitz
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Moments of Reprieve: A Memoir of Auschwitz

Primo Levi, Ruth Feldman

The acclaimed author of The Periodic Table and If Not Now, When? presents this impressive collection of stories that celebrate the spirit of having survived the horrors of Auschwitz.

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If Not Now, When?
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If Not Now, When?

Primo Levi, William Weaver, Irving Howe, Comp

Reveals the extraordinary lives of the Russian, Polish and Jewish partisans trapped behind enemy lines during the Second World War. Wracked by fear, hunger and fierce rivalries, they link up, fall apart, struggle to stay alive and...

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A Tranquil Star: Stories
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A Tranquil Star: Stories

Primo Levi

The first English publication of 17 classic Primo Levi stories marks the 20thanniversary of his death.

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The Drowned and the Saved
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The Drowned and the Saved

Primo Levi, Erroll McDonald, Professor Raymond Rosenthal

The author of The Periodic Table writes courageously and profoundly about the world of Nazi concentration camps in his last and possibly finest book.

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The Periodic Table
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The Periodic Table

Primo Levi

An extraordinary work in which each of the 21 chapters takes its title and starting point from one of the elements in the periodic table. Mingling fact and fiction, history and anecdote, Levi uses his training as a chemist and his...

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The Black Hole of Auschwitz
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The Black Hole of Auschwitz

Primo Levi, Marco Belpoliti, Sharon Wood

The Black Hole of Auschwitz brings together Levi's writings on the Holocaust and his experiences of the concentration camp, as well as those on his own accidental status as a writer and his chosen profession of chemist.

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Conversations
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Conversations

Primo Levi, Tullio Regge

A record of the dialogue which took place between the Italian writer Primo Levi and eminent physicist Tulio Regge.

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Auschwitz Report
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Auschwitz Report

Primo Levi, Leonardo Debenedetti, Robert Gordon, Judith Woolf

Provides a report on living conditions in the concentration camp for Russian authorities. Representing the attempts at fathoming the horrors, this work details the deportation to Auschwitz, selections for work and extermination,...

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Periodic Table, The
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Periodic Table, The

Primo Levi, Neal Ascherson, Raymond Rosenthal

Each of the 21 chapters in this autobiography takes its title and starting point from one of the elements in the periodic table. Mingling fact and fiction, science and personal record, history and anecdote, Levi uses his years as...

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Voice of Memory: the Interviews
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Voice of Memory: the Interviews

Primo Levi

Primo Levi's status as perhaps the most important of the survivor-writers of the Holocaust is enhanced by his many voices speaking in this remarkable book. The Voice of Memory collects 36 media interviews with such varied...

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The Reawakening
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The Reawakening

Primo Levi

First published in English in 1965, The Reawakening is Primo Levi's bestselling sequel to his classic memoir of the Holocaust, Survival in Auschwitz. The inspiring story of Levi's liberation from the German death camp in...

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The Voice of Memory: Interviews, 1961-1987
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The Voice of Memory: Interviews, 1961-1987

Primo Levi, Marco Belpoliti, Robert Gordon (University of Cambridge)

Over the course of more than twenty--five years, Primo Levi gave more than two hundred newspaper, journal, radio and television interviews speaking with such varied authors as Philip Roth and Germaine Greer. Marco Belpoliti and...

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