skip to content
The legacy of Primo Levi Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

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))
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this


Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 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.
More information:


User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data

Primary Entity

<> # The legacy of Primo Levi
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "56654477" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <> ; # Basingstoke
   library:placeOfPublication <> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <> ;
   schema:about <> ; # Levi
   schema:about <> ; # Primo Levi
   schema:about <> ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <> ; # Stanislao G. Pugliese
   schema:datePublished "2005" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <> ;
   schema:genre "Conference publication"@en ;
   schema:genre "Conference papers and proceedings"@en ;
   schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <> ; # Italian and Italian American studies (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
   schema:isPartOf <> ; # Italian and Italian American studies
   schema:name "The legacy of Primo Levi"@en ;
   schema:productID "56654477" ;
   schema:publication <> ;
   schema:publisher <> ; # Palgrave Macmillan
   schema:workExample <> ;
   umbel:isLike <> ;
   wdrs:describedby <> ;

Related Entities

<> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;

<> # Palgrave Macmillan
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Palgrave Macmillan" ;

<> # Stanislao G. Pugliese
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1965" ;
   schema:familyName "Pugliese" ;
   schema:givenName "Stanislao G." ;
   schema:name "Stanislao G. Pugliese" ;

<> # Italian and Italian American studies
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <> ; # The legacy of Primo Levi
   schema:name "Italian and Italian American studies" ;

<> # Italian and Italian American studies (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <> ; # The legacy of Primo Levi
   schema:name "Italian and Italian American studies (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))" ;

    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1403966451" ;
   schema:isbn "9781403966452" ;

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.