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Unformatted text preview: He spoke the language of the workers struggle. He was an intellectual. Fear was the reason fascism became so popular 1925 outlaws all other political parties until 1945 Carlo Levi was born in Turin, he was a very good painter, trained as a physician but painting and writing were more important to him. Member of the armed resistance. Anti-fascist. Was hiding in Florence from the fascist when he wrote this book. Died in 1970s. After WWII he was one of the heroes of anti-fascism and served in the parliament. Hero of the Italian 20 th c. Mussolini exiled him near Calabria. Needs to understand the peasants and the way of thinking in the South. Map in the book is NOT a map of Italy, it is just a map of the south of Italy. Mussolini regime exiled those who opposed what the fascist movement was about....
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course LIT. TRANS 254 taught by Professor Rumble during the Fall '11 term at Wisconsin.
- Fall '11