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Christ stopped at Eboli the story of a year by Carlo Levi

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Published by Time in New York .
Written in English


  • Levi, Carlo, -- 1902-1975 -- Journeys. -- Italy -- Basilicata.,
  • Basilicata (Italy) -- Social life and customs.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Carlo Levi ; translated from the Italian by Frances Frenaye.
ContributionsFrenaye, Frances, 1912-.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 274 p. ;
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17999137M

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Full text of "Christ Stopped At Eboli The Story Of A Year" Skip to main content This banner text can have markup. Levi lived in France between and and his documentary novel, CHRIST STOPPED AT EBOLI, was an international success. Levi also wrote non-fiction and worked as an editor, journalist and painter. He was elected to the Senate in , and served until his death in /5(). Christ Stopped at Eboli Paperback – Import, by Carlo Levi (Author) › Visit Amazon's Carlo Levi Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Carlo Levi (Author) out of 5 stars 15 /5(15).   This book tells of the hardships endured daily by the "Forgotten Peoples" of the south of Italy during that time. The hand to mouth existence they lead and the struggle to get through each day. As the title says "Christ Stopped at Eboli" He didn't venture any further South to provide succour for these peoples/5().

Carlo Levi’s Christ Stopped at Eboli is a memoir detailing Levi’s experiences living in exile in Gagliano, a town in the region of Lucania (known today as Basilicata) in southern Levi wrote Christ Stopped at Eboli eight years after the events he describes in his book, in – when he was living in Florence as a hunted member of the Underground. Some months later, he served as editor of a Resistance newspaper, La Nazione del Popolo, and in he went to Rome and edited another Resistance newspaper.   About the Author Carlo Levi () was born in Turin, Italy. He was a writer, journalist, artist, and doctor, whose first documentary novel, Christ Stopped at Eboli (), became an international sensation and introduced the trend toward social realism in post-war Italian literature/5(4). Like so many recent books from Europe, the appearance of Christ Stopped at Eboli was linked in Italy with a companion volume of essays, entitled Paura della Libertà (“The Fear of Freedom”), which had been written a number of years before and presents Levi’s philosophical position.