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Six poets in modern Greece

Edmund Keeley

Six poets in modern Greece

by Edmund Keeley

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Published by Thames and Hudson in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- Translations from Greek, Modern,
  • Greek poetry, Modern -- Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesUnesco collection of contemporary works
    ContributionsSherrard, Philip
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA5289E6 K4, PA5289E5 K39
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. --
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18815623M

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    Achaeus of Eretria. Achaeus of Eretria poet from Greece was born in Before Crist, had 79 years and died in Before Crist. Poems were written in Ancient . Although Greek society was largely male-dominated, it gave rise to a strong tradition of female authorship. Women poets of ancient Greece and Rome have long fascinated readers, even though much of their poetry survives only in fragmentary form. This pathbreaking volume is the first collection of essays to examine virtually all surviving poetry by Greek and Roman women.

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Genre/Form: Poetry Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Keeley, Edmund. Six poets of modern Greece. New York, Knopf, [©]. COVID Resources.

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There are a few translations of modern Greek poets in anthologies of world poetry, and these are limited. Three of the poets presented are now considered "major" poets, while the other three are relatively minor. Unfortunately, the book, published indoes not include the work of Yannis Ritsos, another important contemporary Greek poet.5/5(2).

Six poets of modern Greece. [Edmund, Sherrard, Philip, Keeley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(2). This stunning debut novel brings to life World War II-era and modern-day Greece—and tells the story of a vibrant family and the tragic secret kept hidden for generations.

Boston, Calliope Notaris Brown receives a shocking phone call. Her beloved uncle Nestor has passed away, and now Callie must fly to Patras, Greece, to claim her. Greece is in crisis, but its poetry is in good heart.

Greek/Kiwi poet Vana Manasiadis gathers and translates six poems by six of Greece's most exciting contemporary poets: Lena Kallergi, Theodore Chiotis, Phoebe Giannisi, Patricia Kolaiti, Vassilis Amanatidis, Katerina Iliopoulou.

Six Poets of Modern Greece: C. Cavafy, Anghelos Sikelianos, George Seferis, D. Antoniou, Odysseus Elytis, Nikos Gatsos. Nobel Prize-winning poet Odysseus Elytis was born Odysseus Alepoudelis, in the city of Heraklion, on the island of Crete, on November 2, To avoid any association with his wealthy family of soap manufacturers, he later changed his surname to reflect those things he most treasured.

Frank J. Prial of the New York Times explained that the poet’s pseudonymous name was actually “a. This article is concerned with modern Greek poets. For earlier artists, see List of Ancient Greek poets.

This is a list of modern Greek poets (years link to corresponding "[year] in poetry" article): Andreas Kalvos (–) Dionysios Solomos (–) George Tsimbidaros-Fteris (–) Andreas Laskaratos (–)By language: Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic.

Pages in category "Modern Greek poets" The following 63 pages are in this category, out of 63 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). The best way I can think of to thank him is to recommend that anyone interested in modern Greek history buy this book.

Matt's Pick. Inside Hitler's Greece: The Experience of Occupation by Mark Mazower is the best book on wartime Greece and maybe the best book on Greek History. It includes translations of more than poems of some 30 poets.

There is great variety in the selection although both Rae Dalven's anthology and the “Penguin Book of Greek Verse” include. Modern Greece: A History since is a chronological account of the political, economic, social, and cultural history of Greece, from the birth of the Greek state in to by two leading authorities.

Pioneering and wide-ranging study of modern Greece, which incorporates the most recent Greek scholarship. Sets the history of modern Greece within the context of a4/5. A Concise History of Greece (Richard Clogg, ). For an overview of the 18th century to modern times, this history is surprisingly succinct.

Dinner with Persephone (Patricia Storace, ). This book is more than a memoir about living in Athens — it's one writer's critical look at modern Greek culture and family life. Eleni (Nicholas Gage. George Seferis and Edmund Keeley: Correspondence, (Princeton University Library, ) The Salonika Bay Murder: Cold War Politics and the Polk Affair (Princeton University Press, ) Modern Greek Poetry: Voice and Myth (Princeton University Press, ).

In addition to the Poems, selections from his poetry appear in Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard's Six Poets of Modern Greece. The Royal Swedish Literary Academy awarded Seferis the Nobel Prize "for his eminent lyrical writing, inspired by a deep feeling for the Hellenic world of culture.3/5(1).

Six Poets of Modern Greece (With Philip Sherrard) Alfred A. Knopf, ; Vassilis Vassilikos, 'The Plant,' 'The Well,' 'The Angel': A Trilogy (With Mary Keeley) Knopf, Four Greek Poets (With Philip Sherrard) Penguin Books, ; George Seferis, Collected Poems: (With Philip Sherrard) Princeton University Press, - ISBN Born: February 5, (age 91), Damascus, Syria.

In Greece, for the past decade, the news has been grim, and there is a surplus of poets who have tuned in: “Poets writing graffiti on walls, poets reading in public squares, theaters, and empty.

Of later Greek poets, one of the greatest is Constantine Cavafy (). Although he was born and spent most of his life in Alexandria in Egypt, C.P. Cavafy was a Greek and used many Greek myths and historical incidents in his work, which included such poems as. Modern Greece book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Start by marking “Modern Greece: A Short History” as Want to Read: making the book even more dated than it would inevitably be based on its age.

In particular, modern readers will find it rather vehemently anti-Turkish. flag Like see review/5. By Orestes Varvitsiotes Modern Greek poetry carries on in the tradition of an enduring legacy, which has its roots in the poetry of Homer and Hesiod, the lyric poets and the dramatists of antiquity, and the bucolic and epigrammatic poetry of the Hellenistic period; after stagnating during the Roman period, it is revived again in the Byzantine and Venetian era, and then flourished as demotic.Edmund Keeley has written: 'Six poets in modern Greece' -- subject(s): English poetry, Modern Greek poetry, Modern Translations from Greek, Translations into English 'Complete Poems of George.

The Greek poet Homer is credited with being the first to write down the epic stories of 'The Iliad' and 'The Odyssey,' and the impact of his tales .