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Imprisoned: Drawings from Nazi Concentration Camps
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Imprisoned: Drawings from Nazi Concentration Camps

Primo Levi

In September 1979, at age fifty-six, writer and artist Arturo Benvenuti fueled up his motor home and set forth on what he knew would be an emotional journey. His plan-his own Viae Crucis-was to meet with as many former prisoners...

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The Complete Works of Primo Levi
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The Complete Works of Primo Levi

Primo Levi

Compiled in three beautifully slip-cased hardback editions, with an introduction by Toni Morrison, this book focuses on the understanding of the human condition and philosophical exploration of the polarities of good and evil.

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The Complete Works of Primo Levi
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The Complete Works of Primo Levi

Primo Levi, Ann Goldstein, Toni Morrison

2015 Washington Post Notable Book The Complete Works of Primo Levi, which includes seminal works like If This Is a Man and The Periodic Table, finally gathers all fourteen of Levi's books-memoirs, essays, poetry, commentary, and...

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Survival in Auschwitz
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Survival in Auschwitz

Primo Levi

Originally published: New York: Orion Press, 1959.

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Survival in Auschwitz
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Survival in Auschwitz

Primo Levi

Levi's haunting memoir about his ten months in the German death camp Auschwitz is an unforgettable chronicle of systematic cruelty and miraculous survival. First published in 1947, this bestselling work now includes a new...

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Survival in Auschwitz
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Survival in Auschwitz

Primo Levi

Originally published: New York: Orion Press, 1959.

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Auschwitz Testimonies: 1945-1986
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Auschwitz Testimonies: 1945-1986

Primo Levi, Leonardo De Benedetti, Fabio Levi, Domenico Scarpa, Robert S.C. Gordon

In 1945, soon after the liberation of Auschwitz, Soviet authorities in control of the Kattowitz (Katowice) camp in Poland asked Primo Levi and his fellow captive Leonardo De Benedetti to compile a detailed report on the sanitary...

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Primo Levi
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Primo Levi

Antonio Dos Reis Cristiano

O presente trabalho busca pensar os fascismos trans-historicos, que nos atingem, inclusive em meio as praticas culturais. Esse percurso tera como ponto de apoio a obra Os Afogados e os Sobreviventes do escritor italiano Primo...

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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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Understanding Primo Levi
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Understanding Primo Levi

Nicholas Patruno

Primo Levi emerged from the Holocaust as one of the powerful voices to bear witness to the atrocities of the Nazi concentration camps. This work analyzes Levi's novels, short stories, and essays to reveal a writer who eloquently...

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Primo Levi: The Austere Humanist
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Primo Levi: The Austere Humanist

Joseph Farrell

Several contributors to this collection of essays see Levi as a proponent of Enlightenment values, or as heir to a longer Humanist tradition. His overall standing as a writer is the subject of this book.

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 Special priceIf Not Now, When?
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If Not Now, When?

Primo Levi, Mark Mazower, William Weaver

Primo Levi was among the greatest witnesses to 20th-century atrocity. In this novel, based on a true story, he reveals the extraordinary lives of the Russian, Polish and Jewish partisans trapped behind enemy lines during World War...

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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/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 Drowned And The Saved
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The Drowned And The Saved

Primo Levi

Primo Levi's devastating and classic account of what it meant to have survived the Holocaust.

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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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If This Is Man And The Truce
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If This Is Man And The Truce

Primo Levi, Karl Miller, S.J. Woolf

Primo Levi's account of life as a concentration camp prisoner falls into two parts. Probing the themes which preoccupy all his writing - work love, power, the nature of things, what it is to be human - he leaves the reader...

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Primo Levi E La Chimica Delle Parole / Primo Levi Et La Chimie Des Mots
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Primo Levi E La Chimica Delle Parole / Primo Levi Et La Chimie Des Mots

Claudio Cicotti, Massimo Malvetti, Francesco Neri

Primo Levi et la chimie des mots est un ouvrage qui veut mettre en evidence la binarite entre chimie et litterature qui a certainement contribue a rendre l'oeuvre de Levi unique en son genre. Les actes de ce volume presentent la...

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Interpreting Primo Levi: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
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Interpreting Primo Levi: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Arthur Chapman, Minna Vuohelainen

The contributions to this intellectually rich, tightly organized volume - from many of the world's foremost Levi scholars - show a remarkable breadth across fields as varied as ethics, memory, and media studies.

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The Survivor
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The Survivor

Primo Levi

'Back, away from here, drowned people, go. I haven't stolen anyone's place' A selection of poetry from the author of If this is a Man and The Periodic Table.Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the...

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Primo Levi: A Life
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Primo Levi: A Life

Ian Thomson

A profile of the author of Survival in Auschwitz and The Periodic Table examines his daily experiences as a paint factory manager who tended an invalid mother and lived in the same house his entire life, discussing the impact of...

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Interpreting Primo Levi: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
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Interpreting Primo Levi: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Arthur Chapman, Minna Vuohelainen

The contributions to this intellectually rich, tightly organized volume - from many of the world's foremost Levi scholars - show a remarkable breadth across fields as varied as ethics, memory, and media studies.

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Auschwitz Testimonies: 1945-1986
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Auschwitz Testimonies: 1945-1986

Primo Levi, Leonardo De Benedetti, Fabio Levi, Domenico Scarpa, Robert S.C. Gordon

In 1945, soon after the liberation of Auschwitz, Soviet authorities in control of the Kattowitz (Katowice) camp in Poland asked Primo Levi and his fellow captive Leonardo De Benedetti to compile a detailed report on the sanitary...

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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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Motherhood, Fatherland, and Primo Levi: The Hidden Groundwork of Agency in His Auschwitz Writings
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Motherhood, Fatherland, and Primo Levi: The Hidden Groundwork of Agency in His Auschwitz Writings

Robert Pirro

The book is an against-the-grain study of Primo Levi's lifelong concerns about agency, both personal and political. It moves from fresh readings of his lesser-known short story and novels to a major reinterpretation of the...

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Primo Levi: Rewriting the Holocaust
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Primo Levi: Rewriting the Holocaust

Lucie Benchouiha

This new book identifies and analyses the echos of Levi's holocaust experiences, tracing the ways in which hist first work of testimony to the concentration camps is re-visited, re-worked and re-written throughout his subsequent...

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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, in the field of Italian Studies, Holocaust Studies, Jewish Studies, literary theory, philosophy, and ethics.

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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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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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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

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

Victor Brombert, A01

Drawing deeply from the well of Brombert's own experience, Musings on Mortality is more than mere literary criticism: it is a moving and elegant book for all to learn and live by.

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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 Monkey's Wrench
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The Monkey’s Wrench

Primo Levi

A chemist-turned-writer and a construction rigger in a remote factory pass the time swapping tales of their lives and voyages. Primo Levi's most light-hearted novel, The Monkey's Wrench is a tribute to storytelling, human...

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Primo Levi: Tragedy of an Optimist
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Primo Levi: Tragedy of an Optimist

Myriam Anissimov

This landmark biography of the Italian writer and Holocaust survivor who helped shape our understanding of humanity is based on extensive research, including interviews with his friends and relatives and numerous unpublished texts...

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Primo Levi and the Politics of Survival
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Primo Levi and the Politics of Survival

Frederic D. Homer

During World War II, Primo Levi, an Italian chemist and resistance writer in Turin, was swept up in the Holocaust and sent to Auschwitz. After liberation of the camp, Levi was one of few survivors and wrote books about his...

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Lilith
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Lilith

Primo Levi

De tout ce que tu viens de lire, tu pourras deduire que le mensonge est un peche pour les autres, et pour nous une vertu... Avec le mensonge, patiemment appris et pieusement exerce, si Dieu nous assiste nous arriverons a dominer...

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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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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: Bridges of Knowledge
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Primo Levi: Bridges of Knowledge

Mirna Cicioni

This introduction to Primo Levi and his writing draws attention to the literary worth of Levi's output, not just the Holocaust testimonies for which he is primarily known. The text situates his works in the context of Italian...

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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 (University of Maryland, College Park)

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

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Primo Levi: Bridges of Knowledge
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Primo Levi: Bridges of Knowledge

Mirna Cicioni

This introduction to Primo Levi and his writing draws attention to the literary worth of Levi's output, not just the Holocaust testimonies for which he is primarily known. The text situates his works in the context of Italian...

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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 (University of Maryland, College Park)

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

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Primo Levi
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Primo Levi

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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

Dr. 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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Primo Levi: Recording and Reconstruction in the Testimonial Literature
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Primo Levi: Recording and Reconstruction in the Testimonial Literature

Judith Kelly

This book is intended both for the student of Italian and for the general reader. All quotations from If This is a Man and all verse quotations are given both in Italian and in English, while all other quotations from Italian...

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Memory and Mastery: Primo Levi as Writer and Witness
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Memory and Mastery: Primo Levi as Writer and Witness

Roberta S. Kremer

Interdisciplinary explorations into the work of one of the premier writer-survivors of the Holocaust.

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