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Arduous tasks [electronic resource] : Primo Levi, translation, and the transmission of Holocaust testimony / Lina N. Insana.

By: Insana, Lina N, 1970-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Toronto Italian studies: Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, c2009 2010)Description: 1 online resource (xx, 319 p.).ISBN: 9781442687363 (electronic bk.); 1442687363 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Levi, Primo -- Criticism and interpretation | Levi, Primo -- Translations -- History and criticism | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in literature | Levi, Primo -- Critique et interpr�etation | Levi, Primo -- Traductions -- Histoire et critique | Juifs -- Extermination (1939-1945) dans la litt�erature | LITERARY CRITICISM / European / ItalianGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Arduous tasks.DDC classification: 853/.914 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface: Points of Entry -- Introduction. Translation Matters -- 1. Transmission: The Witness as Translator -- 2. Source Texts and Subtexts: Translation and the Grey Zone -- 3. Transgression: Translation and Levi's 'Trapassar del segno' -- 4. Infinite Transaction: Testimonial Numismatics and the Narrative Exchange -- 5. Palinodic Reversal: The Trials of Translation -- Conclusion: The Witness's Tape Recorder and the Violence of Mediation -- Index of Primo Levi's Works.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-307) and indexes.

Includes some text in Dutch, French, German and Italian.

Preface: Points of Entry -- Introduction. Translation Matters -- 1. Transmission: The Witness as Translator -- 2. Source Texts and Subtexts: Translation and the Grey Zone -- 3. Transgression: Translation and Levi's 'Trapassar del segno' -- 4. Infinite Transaction: Testimonial Numismatics and the Narrative Exchange -- 5. Palinodic Reversal: The Trials of Translation -- Conclusion: The Witness's Tape Recorder and the Violence of Mediation -- Index of Primo Levi's Works.

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