Translation and Levi's
'Trapassar dei segno'," begins with a presentation of Homer's and Dante's Ulysses before focusing on Levi's
own appropriation of the myth in the eleventh chapter of Se questo e un uomo.
Ordinary Virtues: From Testimony to Ethics.
The author has not composed a mere biography; she has adopted, for better or worse, the rattier of psycho-historian in trying to reconstruct Levi's
personal views on diverse matters.
The cutbacks announced Monday are Levi's
latest step to bridge a generation gap that has eroded sales of its stodgy five-pocket jeans with trendier offerings from the likes of the Gap, Tommy Hilfiger, MUDD and JNCO.
testimony ends with some Russian soldiers, who without speaking gaze--mute with horror--at the interior of the camp.
Answering Auschwitz: Primo Levi's
Science and Humanism after the Fall (1st edn).
With its informative chronology of Levi's
life and a detailed bibliography of editions and scholarship published in English, this book will be especially useful for students and non-Italianists while still serving as a handy reference for those who know the field well.
This essay sketches Primo Levi's
emergence from obscurity to near-universal acclaim in the United States, where he is now considered one of the most important witnesses of the Nazi genocide and a significant twentieth-century writer.
Her presentation was simple; she sat at a small table in a crowded lecture-hall and instead of reading her paper, she spoke freely about Levi's
youth and his relation to the Jewish community of Turin.
Time was when wearing a pair of Levi's
jeans made a kid feel cool and drove a parent crazy.
So Anita rushed to the house of Levi but Levi's
maid told her that Levi went out for a stroll with Sonny and would come back later.
The essays included in the book present a critical survey of materials and methodologies to approach "the important work of teaching Levi's
works", intersecting disciplines that range from Jewish studies to Holocaust history, from comparative literature to Italian studies (p.