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The black hole of Auschwitz

Author: Primo Levi; Marco Belpoliti
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2005.
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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  Read more...

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Named Person: Primo Levi; Primo Levi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Primo Levi; Marco Belpoliti
ISBN: 0745632408 9780745632407 0745632416 9780745632414
OCLC Number: 61217674
Notes: Translated from the Italian.
Description: xvii, 189 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Through the looking glass : preface to the Italian edition --
Pt. I. black hole of Auschwitz --
1. Deportees : anniversary --
2. monument at Auschwitz --
3. 'Arbeit Macht Frei' --
4. time of swastikas --
5. Preface to the German edition of If this is a man --
6. Preface to the school edition of The truce --
7. Resistance in the camps --
8. Preface to Y. Katzenelson's The song of the murdered Jewish people --
9. Note to the theatre version of If this is a man --
10. Preface to L. Poliakov's Auschwitz --
11. To the young : preface to If this is a man --
12. past we thought would never return --
13. Preface to J. Presser's The night of the Girondins --
14. Films and swastikas --
15. Letter to Latanzio : 'resign' --
16. Women to the slaughter --
17. So that the SS do not return --
18. It began with Kristallnacht --
19. Jean Amery, philosopher and suicide --
20. But we were there --
21. Concentration camp at Italy's door --
22. No return to the Holocausts of the past (Nazi massacres, crowds and the TV) --
23. Images of Holocaust --
24. Europe in hell --
25. Anne Frank, the voice of history --
26. Seekers of lies to deny the Holocaust --
27. To the visitor --
28. You tell me if this is a fortunate Jew --
29. pharaoh with the swastika --
30. Preface to H. Langbein's People in Auschwitz --
31. Why see these images again? --
32. Preface to R. Hoss's Commandant of Auschwitz --
33. black hole of Auschwitz --
34. Preface to La vita offesa --
35. To our generation --
Pt. II. Other people's trades --
36. writer who is not a writer --
37. Racial intolerance --
38. Preface to L. Caglioti's I due volti della chimica (The two faces of chemistry) --
39. We see no other Adam in the neighbourhood --
40. Horseshoe nails --
41. Let's see how much has come true 42. Our first ancestors were not animals --
43. Collectors of torments --
44. Brute force --
45. Note to Franz Kafka's The trial --
46. Asymmetry and life --
47. Preface to Jews in Turin --
48. Itinerary of a Jewish writer --
49. With the key of science --
50. Preface to the Jews of Eastern Europe --
51. What was it that burned up in space? --
52. plague has no frontiers --
53. community of Venice and its ancient cemetery --
54. philosopher-engineer and his forbidden dreams --
55. Guest of Captain Nemo.
Other Titles: Asimmetria e la vita.
Responsibility: Primo Levi ; edited by Marco Belpoliti ; translated by Sharon Wood.

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