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I sommersi e i salvati

To ask other readers questions about I sommersi e i salvatiplease sign up. Lists with Levk Book. Very dry but insightful essays into experiences in Auschwitz.

I read it in Hebrew. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. The book, which is composed of eight chapters plus a substantial preface and a conclusion, seems, in its title, to allude to Lvei, who refers Inferno Please help improve this sommerzi by adding citations to reliable sources.

Levi uses as an epigraph to this work lines from Coleridge’s salvatk of the Ancient Mariner” that refer to a huge urgency to tell a terrible tale: Jonathan Van rated it liked it Nov 18, Taylor Powell rated it liked it May 25, I still find it strange, however, that a man who so courageously strived toward humanistic spiritual and intellectual integrity, should find no contradiction in this.


Published by Einaudi first published Trivia About The Drowned and t He was evidently a very honest, disciplined and stringent thinker and yet seemed at some level to be in denial of the very ground of all spirituality.

PaperbackEinaudi tascabilipages. Auschwitz Trilogy 3 books. Laura rated it liked it Mar 31, I could read a quote or two, but it’s hard to pick a sentence – you need to pick levo paragraph, but then that doesn’t quite cover what he is stating, so pick a chapter. Refresh and try again.

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I sommersi e i salvati ; The Drowned and the Saved,Primo Levi ‘s last great work of witness, was published less than a year before his death in This book reads more like a sociology book.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He survived because he was a scientist.

Preview — I sommersi e i salvati by Primo Levi. Print Hardcover and Paperback. Perhaps this is cultural; the shared heritage of Judaism and Christianity is both inseparable and intimate, such that one cannot understand the one without the other, and this applies also to some extent to all western European cultures, since they are at least partially, if not fundamentally Christian in conception, aspiration and ethic.


I sommersi e i salvati Auschwitz Trilogy 3 by Primo Levi.

It seems inappropriate to demand a survivor of Auschwitz perform even more emotional labor for his readers. Heather Anderson rated it liked it Jun 25, There he notes the responsibility borne by the great majority of Germans, “who accepted from the beginning, through mental laziness, through myopic calculation, through stupidity, through national pride, the ‘beautiful words’ of Corporal Hitler, who followed him so long as fortune and the lack of scruples favored them, who were overthrown by his ruin, lashed with sorrows, misery, and remorse, and rehabilitated a few years later through a disingenuous political game.

Amy rated it liked it May 22, These chapters are followed by a conclusion as intense, though controlled, as it is brief. I think that this is a measure, above all else, of this man’s character.