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Primo Levi : bridges of knowledge

Author: Mirna Cicioni
Publisher: Oxford ; Washington, DC : Berg, 1995.
Series: New directions in European writing.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Primo Levi (1919-1987) is one of Italy's most distinguished writers. A survivor of the Holocaust, his memoirs on the Nazi death camps (If This Is a Man and The Truce) are internationally recognized as among the most powerful and profound testimonies to have come out of the extermination of European Jewry. This book is the first comprehensive introduction to Levi and his writing for English-speaking readers. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Cicioni, Mirna.
Primo Levi.
Oxford ; Washington, DC : Berg, 1995
(OCoLC)603941732
Named Person: Primo Levi; Primo Levi; Primo Levi; Primo Levi; Primo Levi; Primo Levi; Primo Levi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mirna Cicioni
ISBN: 1859730582 9781859730584 1859730639 9781859730638
OCLC Number: 33243419
Description: xv, 222 p. ; 22 cm
Series Title: New directions in European writing.
Other Titles: Bridges of knowledge
Responsibility: Mirna Cicioni.
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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  Read more...

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