Approaches to teaching the works of Primo Levi /

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Other Authors: Patruno, Nicholas (Editor), Ricci, Roberta, 1974- (Editor)
Format: Book
Published:New York : The Modern Language Association of America, [2014]
Series:Approaches to teaching world literature ; 133.
Table of Contents:
  • Part One: Materials. Editions. Editions in Italian ; Anthologies ; Translations
  • The instructor's library. Reference works ; Historical and literary studies
  • Aids to teaching. Films and music ; Internet resources
  • Part Two: Approaches. Introduction
  • Testimony, Autobiography, and the Holocaust. Levi and the question of style: the challenge of teaching the Holocaust / Nancy Harrowitz ; "What would I have done?": teaching The drowned and the saved to confront moral ambiguity / Jonathan Druker ; Poetry and testimony in Levi / Massimao Lollini ; Levi's "personaggi ambigeni" and the negotiation of autobiography and memory / Nicholas Patruno ; The complexity of Levi: approaching Levi through his interviews, articles, and short essays / Massimo Giuliani
  • Language, Language Instruction, and Translation. At loggerheads with Lager jargon: the untranslatable in Levi / Pietro Frassica ; Teaching Levi in an advanced language course / Letizia Modena ; Translation matters: Levi, translation, and Holocaust testimony / Lina Insana
  • Teaching Individual Works. $t Adventures in interdisciplinarity: teaching The periodic table / Millicent Marcus ; The humanity of the elements: an interpretation of Levi's The periodic table / Elisabetta Properzi Nelsen ; The writing of history in Levi's and Francesco Rosi's La tregua / Gaetana Marrone ; If not now, when?: a novel of reconciliation and becoming / Risa Sodi.