The Cambridge Companion to Primo Levi (Cambridge Companions by Robert S. C. Gordon

By Robert S. C. Gordon

Primo Levi (1919–1987) was once the writer of a wealthy physique of labor, together with memoirs and reflections on Auschwitz, poetry, technology fiction, old fiction and essays. particularly, his lucid and direct money owed of his time at Auschwitz, began instantly after liberation in 1945 and sustained till weeks prior to his suicide in 1987, has made him the most trendy of all Holocaust writer-survivors and the best courses we've got for the interrogation of that terrible occasion. yet there's additionally extra to Levi than the voice of the witness. He has more and more emerge as recognized as one of many significant literary voices of the 20th century. This better half brings jointly best experts on Levi and students within the fields of Holocaust reports, Italian literature and language, and literature and technological know-how, to supply a stimulating advent to all facets of the paintings of this impressive writer.

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