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Author Levi, Primo, author.

Title The complete works of Primo Levi / edited by Ann Goldstein ; introduction by Toni Morrison.

Publication Info. New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2015]

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Description 3 volumes (lviii, 2910 pages) : portrait : 24 cm
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Note "Published by arrangement with Giulio Einaudi Editore" [Torino]--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Volume I. Introduction / Toni Morrison. Editor's introduction / Ann Goldstein. Editor's acknowledgments. Chronology / Ernesti Ferrero. If this is a man / translated by Stuart Woolf ; Appendix ; Translator's afterword. The truce / translated by Ann Goldstein. Natural histories / translated by Jenny McPhee. Flaw of form / translated by Jenny McPhee -- Volume II. The periodic table / translated by Ann Goldstein. The wrench / translated by Nathaniel Rich ; translator's afterword. Uncollected stories and essays : 1946-1980 / translated by Alessandra Bastagli and Francesco Bastagli. Lilith and other stories / translated by Ann Goldstein. If not now, when? / translated by Antony Shugaar ; author's note ; translator's afterword -- Volume III. Complete poems / translated by Jonathan Galassi. Other people's trades / translated by Antony Shugaar ; translator's afterword. Stories and essays / translated by Anne Milano Appel ; translator's afterword. The drowned and the saved / translated by Michael F. Moore ; works cited ; translator's afterword. Uncollected stories and essays: 1981-1987 / translated by Alessandra Bastagli and Francesco Bastagli. "Primo Levi in America" / Robert Weil. The publication of Primo Levi's works in the world / Monica Quirico. Notes on the texts / Domenico Scarpa. Select bibliography / Domenico Scarpa.
Summary "In the works for sixteen years, The Complete Works of Primo Levi is the most ambitious literary translation of the twenty-first century. Primo Levi, the Italian-born chemist once described by Philip Roth as that "quicksilver little woodland creature enlivened by the forest's astute intelligence," has largely been considered a heroic figure in the annals of twentieth-century literature for If This Is a Man, his haunting account of Auschwitz. Yet Levi's body of work extends considerably beyond his experience as a survivor. Now, the transformation of Levi from Holocaust memoirist to one of the twentieth century's greatest writers culminates in this magisterial publication of The Complete Works of Primo Levi, which, twenty-eight years after his premature death in Turin, finally collects all of Levi's fourteen books--memoirs, essays, poetry, and fiction--into three slip-cased volumes, along with new translations, one revised by the original translator, and an introduction by Nobel laureate Toni Morrison. The appearance of this historic publication will occasion a major reappraisal of "one of the most valuable writers of our time" (Alfred Kazin)" -- Provided by publisher.
Subject Levi, Primo -- Translations into English.
Levi, Primo.
Added Author Morrison, Toni, writer of foreword.
Goldstein, Ann, 1949- editor, translator.
Ferrero, Ernesto, translator.
Woolf, S. J. (Stuart Joseph), translator.
McPhee, Jenny, translator.
Rich, Nathaniel, 1980- translator.
Bastagli, Alessandra, translator.
Bastagli, Francesco, translator.
Shugaar, Antony, translator.
Galassi, Jonathan, translator.
Appel, Anne Milano, translator.
Moore, Michael, 1954 August 24- translator.
Quirico, Monica, writer of postface.
Weil, Bob, 1955- writer of postface.
Scarpa, Domenico, writer of added commentary, compiler of bibliography.
Added Title Works. English
ISBN 9780871404565 (set)
0871404567 (set)

 
    
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