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The legacy of Primo Levi

Author: Stanislao G Pugliese
Publisher: New York ; Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Series: Italian and Italian American studies (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Congresses
Named Person: Primo Levi; Primo Levi
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanislao G Pugliese
ISBN: 1403966451 9781403966452
OCLC Number: 56654477
Notes: Contains papers first presented at an international conference at Hofstra University in October 2002.
Description: xii, 275 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Trauma/transgression/testimony / Stanislao G. Pugliese --
Part I: Writing. A clear eye on life: Renaissance style in Primo Levi's writing / Fred Misurella --
Primo Levi's short stories: a modern midrashim / Raniero M. Speelman --
Primo Levi, Dante, and "The canto of Ulysses" / Nicholas Patruno --
The genesis of If this is a man / Ian Thomson --
Part II: Judaism. Primo Levi and the Jews / David Mendel --
The Jewishness of Primo Levi / Joseph Sungoloswky --
A hybridism of sounds: Primo Levi between Judaism and literature / Sergio Parussa --
Part III: Memory. The object(s) of memory: models of remembering in Primo Levi's Se questo è un uomo / Timothy Campbell --
Primo Levi's odyssey: The drowned and the saved / Isabella Bertoletti --
"The pain of remembering": Primo Levi's poetry and the function of memory / Jay Losey --
The drowned as saviors of humanity: the anthropological value of Se questo è un uomo / Antoine Philippe --
Part IV: Philosophy. Primo Levi, La tregua, and the politics of holocaust representation / Marla Stone --
Primo Levi, Giorgio Agamben, and the new ethics of reading / William McClellan --
The question of ethical discourse: Emmanuel Levinas, Primo Levi, & Giorgio Agamben / Dan Leshem --
Part V: The gray zone. The gray zone expanded / Joram Warmund --
A typology of gray flowers: Primo Levi and Viktor Frankl on Auschwitz / Timothy E. Pytell --
"The gray zone" as a complex of tensions: Primo Levi on holocaust survival / Marie L. Baird --
Part VI: After Auschwitz. The biographical fallacy / Alexander Stille --
On the dangers of reading suicide into the works of Primo Levi / Jonathan Druker --
A bibliography of English and Italian scholarly writings on Primo Levi, 1985-2002 / James Tasato Mellone.
Series Title: Italian and Italian American studies (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Responsibility: edited by Stanislao G. Pugliese ; illustrated by Antonio Pugliese.

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