Primo Levi and Humanism after Auschwitz: Posthumanist Reflections (Italian and Italian American Studies)

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eBook Title: Primo Levi and Humanism after Auschwitz: Posthumanist Reflections (Italian and Italian American Studies)
ISBN10: 1403984336
ISBN13: 978-1403984333
Language: English
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2009 edition (June 17, 2009)
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Size ePub vers.: 1496 kb
Size PDF vers.: 1427 kb
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Rating: 4.7
Votes: 384
Pages: 173 pages

This innovative study reassesses Primo Levi's Holocaust memoirs in light of the posthumanist theories of Adorno, Levinas, Lyotard, and Foucault and finds causal links between certain Enlightenment ideas and the Nazi genocide.

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