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La storia popolare, ed anche la storia quale viene tradizionalmente insegnata nelle scuole, risente di questa tendenza manichea che rifugge dalle mezze tinte e dalle complessità.

New York Lectures and Interviews

New York Lectures and Interviews Giorgio Bassani Giorgio Bassani’s New York Lectures and Interviews is pubblished on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the author’s birth by CPL Editions in collaboration with Italian Cultural Institute and the support of Fondazione Giorgio Bassani. The lectures and…

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Gather What You Can and Flee -Jewish Intellectual Emigration form Fascist Italy Annalisa Capristo The Jewish emigration provoked by fascist persecution was a significant phenomenon in the history of 20th century’s Italy. It resulted in, among other things, a “brain…

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Return to Erfurt – Story of a Shattered Childhood: 1935-1945 Olga Tarcali The narrative follows the family’s flight from Germany to Brussels, through the grim French camps in Gurs and Saint–Cyprien, to the Cote D’Azur. After the capture of their…

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Skirmishes on Lake Ladoga – From Venice to Rome escaping the Racial Laws Roberto Bassi “Every morning in the kitchen I used to read – and comment upon – war bulletins for my grandmother. When everything was quiet, it said…

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A Silver Martian – Normality and Segregation in Primo Levi’s Sleeping Beauty in the Fridge Paola Mieli In Mieli’s interpretation, through surreal inventions, Levi pointed to a disquieting continuity between past aberrations and present normality, showing beyond any doubt how…

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Primo Levi, The Friend – Limmud for Primo Levi Bianca Guidetti Serra Primo Levi, The Friend is a brief text in the form of a limmud. In Jewish tradition, a limmud is a teaching that serves as a memorial to…

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