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Primo Levi and Humanism after Auschwitz

Posthumanist Reflections

  • Authors
  • Jonathan Druker
Book

Part of the Italian and Italian American Studies book series (IIAS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Jonathan Druker
    Pages 1-14
  3. Jonathan Druker
    Pages 35-54
  4. Jonathan Druker
    Pages 55-69
  5. Jonathan Druker
    Pages 71-88
  6. Jonathan Druker
    Pages 89-105
  7. Jonathan Druker
    Pages 119-130
  8. Jonathan Druker
    Pages 131-134
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 135-173

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Auschwitz enlightenment Genocide history Holocaust Judaism

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