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Ariosto and Tasso

Curiosities of Literature It surprises one to find among the literary Italians the merits of Ariosto most keenly disputed: slaves to classical authority, they bend down to the majestic regularity…

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Primo Levi at the National Book Festival

Multimedia artist Cynthia Madansky produced this short film in tribute to Primo Levi as an introduction to the program at the National Book Festival. She used little known archival images…

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A Summary of Press

First Readings of The Complete Works of Primo Levi: A Summary of a Broad Range of English-Language Press Reviews This new, carefully assembled English edition of the works of Primo…

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Anthology

A Primo Levi Anthology Collected from various sources on the occasion of the presentation of Primo Levi’s Complete Works at the National Book Festival in Washington D.C.     Quaestio…

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Primo Levi, A family Memory

Opening remarks at Third Annual Symposium on Primo Levi I feel both honored and inadequate for the role of opening this symposium since I am neither a literary critic nor…

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Statelessness

The Tragic, Enduring Relevance of Arendt’s Work on Statelness While Hannah Arendt is most known for her reflections on totalitarianism and the banality of evil, eighteen years of statelessness (1933-1951) brought her philosophical questions…