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The search for roots : a personal anthology, Primo Levi ; translated and with an introduction by Peter Forbes

Label
The search for roots : a personal anthology
Title
The search for roots
Title remainder
a personal anthology
Statement of responsibility
Primo Levi ; translated and with an introduction by Peter Forbes
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Action
Committed to retain
Cataloging source
ACN
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Ricerca delle radici
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6044
LC item number
.R5313 2002
Literary form
mixed forms
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Levi, Primo
  • Forbes, Peter
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Anthologies
Label
The search for roots : a personal anthology, Primo Levi ; translated and with an introduction by Peter Forbes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in Italian as La ricerca delle radici by Giulio Einaudi Editore, 1981"--Title page verso
  • "This translation first published in Great Britain by Allen Lane The Penguin Press, 2001"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-231) and index
Contents
The just man oppressed by injustice: the book of Job, Bible -- A man of no account: Homer, new coasts and Poseidon's son, The Odyssey -- Why are animals beautiful?: Charles Darwin, The Origin of species -- To see atoms: Sir William Bragg, Concerning the nature of things -- The pact with the mammoths: Joseph-Henri Rosny aîné, La Querre du feu -- The hobbies: Giuseppe Parini, The Day -- A deadly nip: Carlo Porta, Olter desgrazzi de Giovannin Bongee -- Dystopia: Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's travels -- A testing time: Joseph Conrad, Youth -- The words of the father: Ludwig Gattermann, Laboratory methods of organic chemistry -- Better to write of laughter than tears: François Rabelais, Gargantua and Pantagruel -- A different way of saying "I": Thomas Mann, The Tales of Jacob -- The romance of technology: Roger Vercel, Tug-boat -- The dark well of the human spirit: Herman Melville, Moby Dick -- Survivors in the Sahara: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wind, sand and stars -- The curious merchant: Marco Polo, The Travels -- The poet-researcher: Lucretius, On the nature of the universe -- The Jew on horseback: Isaac Babel, Collected stories -- An irrepressible quibbler: Sholem Aleichem, Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad stories -- Pity hidden beneath laughter: Giuseppe Belli, The Sonnets -- Why we are not happy: Bertrand Russell, The Conquest of happiness -- We are the aliens: Fredic Brown, Sentry -- The measure of all things: ASTM D 1382-55 T, American Society for Testing Materials -- Urchin death: Stefano D'Arrigo, Horcynus Orca -- TV according to Leonardo: Arthur C. Clarke, Profiles of the future: An enquiry into the limits of the possible -- Before and after the crime: T.S. Eliot, Murder in the cathedral -- Death fugue: Paul Celan, Poems of Paul Celan -- Tönle the winterer: Mario Rigoni Stern, Storia di tönle -- Trying to understand: Hermann Langbein, Menschen in Auschwitz -- We are alone: Kip S. Thorne, The Search for black holes
Control code
49417052
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 233 p. ;
Isbn
9781566634458
Lccn
2002141103
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The search for roots : a personal anthology, Primo Levi ; translated and with an introduction by Peter Forbes
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in Italian as La ricerca delle radici by Giulio Einaudi Editore, 1981"--Title page verso
  • "This translation first published in Great Britain by Allen Lane The Penguin Press, 2001"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-231) and index
Contents
The just man oppressed by injustice: the book of Job, Bible -- A man of no account: Homer, new coasts and Poseidon's son, The Odyssey -- Why are animals beautiful?: Charles Darwin, The Origin of species -- To see atoms: Sir William Bragg, Concerning the nature of things -- The pact with the mammoths: Joseph-Henri Rosny aîné, La Querre du feu -- The hobbies: Giuseppe Parini, The Day -- A deadly nip: Carlo Porta, Olter desgrazzi de Giovannin Bongee -- Dystopia: Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's travels -- A testing time: Joseph Conrad, Youth -- The words of the father: Ludwig Gattermann, Laboratory methods of organic chemistry -- Better to write of laughter than tears: François Rabelais, Gargantua and Pantagruel -- A different way of saying "I": Thomas Mann, The Tales of Jacob -- The romance of technology: Roger Vercel, Tug-boat -- The dark well of the human spirit: Herman Melville, Moby Dick -- Survivors in the Sahara: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wind, sand and stars -- The curious merchant: Marco Polo, The Travels -- The poet-researcher: Lucretius, On the nature of the universe -- The Jew on horseback: Isaac Babel, Collected stories -- An irrepressible quibbler: Sholem Aleichem, Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad stories -- Pity hidden beneath laughter: Giuseppe Belli, The Sonnets -- Why we are not happy: Bertrand Russell, The Conquest of happiness -- We are the aliens: Fredic Brown, Sentry -- The measure of all things: ASTM D 1382-55 T, American Society for Testing Materials -- Urchin death: Stefano D'Arrigo, Horcynus Orca -- TV according to Leonardo: Arthur C. Clarke, Profiles of the future: An enquiry into the limits of the possible -- Before and after the crime: T.S. Eliot, Murder in the cathedral -- Death fugue: Paul Celan, Poems of Paul Celan -- Tönle the winterer: Mario Rigoni Stern, Storia di tönle -- Trying to understand: Hermann Langbein, Menschen in Auschwitz -- We are alone: Kip S. Thorne, The Search for black holes
Control code
49417052
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 233 p. ;
Isbn
9781566634458
Lccn
2002141103
Other physical details
ill.

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