Turin, the provincial capital of Piedmont in northwestern Italy, sometime in the mid-1950s. In a comfortable apartment block on Corso Re Umberto, a 19th-century boulevard running southwest of the ...
Robert S. C. Gordon
Robert S. C. Gordon, the Serena Professor of Italian at Cambridge University, has written widely on modern Italian literature, cinema, and cultural history. He is the author of Primo Levi’s Ordinary Virtues: From Testimony to Ethics (2001) and The Holocaust in Italian Culture, 1944–2010
(2012) and the editor of Primo Levi, The Voice of Memory: Interviews 1961–1987
(2000); Primo Levi with Leonardo de Benedetti, Auschwitz Report (2006); and The Cambridge Companion to Primo Levi (2007).