Scrivere è un trasmettere. La parola e l'abisso in Primo Levi

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The report proposes a reflection on writing in Levi, now understood as a "clear" practice of thought now, instead, as an expression of the irrational half of oneself, continually threatened by the abyss and by silence. Through a sampling of excerpts from poems, essays, interviews, novels, the complex relationship of the writer with the function of the word, liberating act, witnessing duty but also as a "dark" experience is shed light. Among the texts examined, those related to Paul Celan and his 'dark talk' allowed us to appreciate the ambiguous depth of the writing in Primo Levi.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)367-380
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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