If This Is a Man (Se questo è un uomo: versionne drammatica)

This theatrical version of Primo Levi's autobiography, If This Is A Man (also known as Survival in Auschwitz) recounts his eleven months in Monowitz, one of three camps in the Auschwitz extermination center. Levi was transported to Auschwitz, following his arrest and internment in an Italian internment center for Jews, in February of 1944. He was liberated by the Russians in January of 1945.
Format: Drama

Snapshot

Original Source Material: If This Is A Man, Levi’s Auschwitz memoir
Nationality of Author: Italian
Original Language: Italian
Publisher:

Einaudi 1966
Also, Little, Brown Book Group

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