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 author draws attention to the literary worth of Levi's entire output - not just the Holocaust testimonies for which he is primarily known - and situates his works in the context of Italian culture and society from the 1920s to the 1980s. A man with many identities - chemist, industrial manager and writer - he tried, through his writing, to build bridges between different cultures and fields of enquiry.... 106 Presser, Jacob De nacht der Girondijnen:, 83 Night of the Girondists The, 83 Procacciatori da#39;affari (Vizio di forma), 67, ... 118 Regge, Tullio Dialogo, 133-4 religious references see Biblical references Remorques (Vercel), 87 Repubblica, anbsp;...
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