Interpreting Primo Levi: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Vuohelainen, Minna and Chapman, Arthur, eds. (2015) Interpreting Primo Levi: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Italian & Italian American Studies. Palgrave, New York. ISBN 9781137442338

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Abstract

This collection contains new and innovative research into the work of the Italian antifascist partisan, concentration camp survivor, author and thinker Primo Levi (1919-1987). It features original essays by many of the world's foremost Levi scholars and by specialists in fields as varied as education, theology, and fine art. Levi's legacy continues to drive a vibrant, continually evolving body of interdisciplinary scholarship, as the contributions to this intellectually rich, tightly organized volume confirm. The essays gathered here demonstrate a remarkable breadth across five distinct yet interrelated areas: ethics, communication, and education; humanity, animality, and science; the camps: memory and space; literature and intertext; and media, publishing, and illustration.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BM Judaism
D History General and Old World > D History (General)
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D731 World War II
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D839 Post-war History, 1945 on
D History General and Old World > DD Germany
D History General and Old World > DG Italy
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science > JC Political theory
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
N Fine Arts > NC Drawing Design Illustration
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Divisions: History
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2016 11:54
URI: http://repository.edgehill.ac.uk/id/eprint/6972

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