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  • The Complete Poems of Cavafy: Expanded Edition

    The Complete Poems of Cavafy: Expanded Edition
    av C. P. Cavafy

    Häftad - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156198202

    Cavafy, the foremost modern Greek poet, is a master at presenting a scene, an intense feeling, or an idea in direct, unornamented verse. Many of the poems are openly homosexual. Sixty-three newly translated poems have been added to the widely praise…

  • Complete Plus - The Poems of C.P. Cavafy in English

    Complete Plus - The Poems of C.P. Cavafy in English
    av C. P. Cavafy

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848612662

    This book contains 162 poems: the 154 canonical Collected Poems, presented by year and within each year's order of composition and/or first printing, plus seven of the Uncollected Poems interspersed chronologically among them. Only one of his reject…

  • The Murderess

    The Murderess
    av Alexandros Papadiamantis

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173503

    The Murderess is a bone-chilling tale of crime and punishment with the dark beauty of a backwoods ballad. Set on the dirt-poor Aegean island of Skiathos, it is the story of Hadoula, an old woman living on the margins of society and at the outer limi…

  • Eros, Eros, Eros: Selected & Last Poems

    Eros, Eros, Eros: Selected & Last Poems
    av Odysseas Elytis

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781556590832

    A definitive overview of the work of the Greek Nobel Prize winner includes early work from his association with the Surrealists, to his entire long poem, The Little Mariner, to the poems written before his death in 1996. Original. IP.

  • The Greek Passion

    The Greek Passion
    av Nikos Kazantzakis

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560004530

    The Greek elders of Lycovrissi gather to select principals from the village for the Passion Play, given every seven years at Easter. Among the various villagers, Manolios, the meek shepherd, is chosen to play Christ, and Katerina, a widow who had cl…

  • The Rehearsal of Misunderstanding

    The Rehearsal of Misunderstanding

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780819563330

    While the poetry of Cavafy, Elytis, Ritsos, and Seferis is readily available to English speakers, Greek women's poetry remains virtually unknown to non-specialists. The Rehearsal of Misunderstanding, which includes collections by Rhea Galanaki, Jenn…

  • El accionista mayoritario/ Major Stockholder

    El accionista mayoritario/ Major Stockholder
    av Petros Markaris, Griego de Joaquim Gesti, Montserrat Franquesa

    Pocket - 2009 - Spanska - ISBN: 9788483835333

  • Selected Prose Works

    Selected Prose Works

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472050956

    This is the first appearance in English of important prose works by poet C. P. Cavafy. Constantine Cavafy (1863-1933) is arguably the most important modern poet of Greece and Greek culture. Long a resident of Egypt and then Constantinople, Cavafy in…

  • Selected Prose Works

    Selected Prose Works

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472070954

    This is the first appearance in English of important prose works by poet C. P. Cavafy. Constantine Cavafy (1863-1933) is arguably the most important modern poet of Greece and Greek culture. Long a resident of Egypt and then Constantinople, Cavafy in…

  • The Shade of Homer

    The Shade of Homer
    av David Ricks

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521366632

    In exploring the significance of Homer for the poetry of modern Greece - benign shade or looming shadow? - Dr Ricks is tackling a theme that has implications for the study of poetic influence in general. In this 1989 book, he takes the work of Sikel…

  • Novel Theory

    Novel Theory
    av Darren J.N. Middleton

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865546240

  • Portrait of a Greek Imagination

    Portrait of a Greek Imagination
    av Michael Herzfeld

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226329109

    Anthropologist Michael Herzfeld first met Greek novelist Andreas Nenedakis in the drafty courtyard of a public library. This encounter led to an enduring intellectual relationship that prompted Herzfeld to reconsider both the contours of fiction and…

  • Manolis Anagnostakis

    Manolis Anagnostakis

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611474657

    The book reflects on the life and work of a significant poet, public figure, and influential commentator of the cultural, social, and political history of Greece post-World War II: Manolis Anagnostakis (1925-2005). It considers his oeuvre in relatio…

  • Farewell to Alexandria

    Farewell to Alexandria
    av Harry E. Tzalas

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774248108

    In this title, eleven short stories take us back to an Alexandria past, the cosmopolitan city in the years before, during, and following the Second World War. Through vivid portraits of characters from his youth, Tzalas tells of lives caught up in t…

  • Seven Lives And One Great Love

    Seven Lives And One Great Love
    av Lena Divani

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609451974

    If you have ever lived with cats you know how cunning, tender, ferocious, underhanded, ingenious, foolish and completely adorable they can be. The same words can be used to describe the hero of this novel, Sugar. This is the story--a love story of e…

  • Darwin'S Footprint

    Darwin'S Footprint
    av Maria Zarimis

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789633860779

    'Darwin's Footprint' examines the impact of Darwinism in Greece, investigating how it has shaped Greece in terms of its cultural and intellectual history, and in particular its literature.The book demonstrates that in the late 19th to early 20th cen…

  • C. P. Cavafy

    C. P. Cavafy
    av Panagiotis Roilos

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252034817

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  • What Does Mrs. Freeman Want?

    What Does Mrs. Freeman Want?
    av Petros Abatzoglou

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781564783905

    While lying on a beach in Greece with an accommodating female companion, the narrator of this novel, Petros Abatzoglou (also the name of the author), describes the peculiar life story and marriage of Mrs. Freeman. By turns digressive, tender, humoro…

  • Greek Modernism and Beyond

    Greek Modernism and Beyond
    av Dimitris Tziovas

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780847685769

    Although it is one of the most dynamic and controversial areas of Greek culture, Greek modernism has received little scholarly attention as a literary and cultural phenomenon. A wide variety of competing, often clashing discourses and approaches cha…

  • Greek Modernism and Beyond

    Greek Modernism and Beyond
    av Dimitris Tziovas

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780847685776

    Although it is one of the most dynamic and controversial areas of Greek culture, Greek modernism has received little scholarly attention as a literary and cultural phenomenon. A wide variety of competing, often clashing discourses and approaches cha…

  • Yannis Ritsos

    Yannis Ritsos
    av Yannis Ritsos

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780918526670

    1991 Outstanding Academic Book of the Year--Choice. "Friar and Mysiades deserve much credit for providing, in one volume, the first full-range sampling of this fecund, variegated, and highly original poet in English."--The New Republic

  • Contemporary Greek Fiction in a United Europe

    Contemporary Greek Fiction in a United Europe
    av Peter Mackridge

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900755856

    After more than twenty years as a full member of the European Union, Greece has produced a literature with radically different thematic, ideological and linguistic orientations from previous periods, for both domestic and international reasons. Sinc…

  • Amour Amour

    Amour Amour
    av Andreas Embiricos

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931243261

    In this book of 24 stories, or "person mythologies," Greek novelist and poet Andreas Embiricos combines history, myth, poetry, and psychology to create a sensual, original and fabulous universe. His characters, defying all convention, behave like th…

  • Kassandra and the Wolf

    Kassandra and the Wolf
    av Margarita Karapanou

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566567718

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av C. P. Cavafy

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901233261

  • Kassandra and the Censors: Greek Poetry Since 1967

    Kassandra and the Censors: Greek Poetry Since 1967
    av Karen Van Dyck

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801427046

    In this pioneering study of contemporary Greek poetry, Karen Van Dyck investigates modernist and postmodernist poetics at the edge of Europe. She traces the influential role of Greek women writers back to the sexual politics of censorship under the…

  • Kassandra and the Censors: Greek Poetry Since 1967

    Kassandra and the Censors: Greek Poetry Since 1967
    av Karen Van Dyck

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801499937

    In this study of contemporary Greek poetry, the author investigates modernist and postmodernist poetics at the edge of Europe. She traces the influential role of Greek women writers back to the sexual politics of censorship under the dictatorship (1…

  • Back To Delphi

    Back To Delphi
    av Ioanna Karystiani

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609450908

    Linos has been granted a five-day furlough from prison where he is serving a life sentence for murder. His mother has decided to take him to Delphi. A few days spent in that magical place, she thinks, might distract him from his awful fate. She also…

  • Ritsos in Parentheses

    Ritsos in Parentheses
    av Yannis Ritsos, Edmund Keeley, Yannis Ritsos

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691632735

    Perhaps Greece's most important poet, Yannis Ritsos follows such eminent predecessors as Cavafy, Sikelianos, and Seferis in the dramatic and symbolic expression of a tragic sense of life. The three volumes of Ritsos's poetry translated here--Parenth…

  • Data from the Decade of the Sixties

    Data from the Decade of the Sixties
    av Thanassis Valtinos

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810116993

    Winner of Greece's National Book Award for Best Novel in 1990 and short-listed for the Aristeion European Literature Prize in 1991, Data from the Decade of the Sixties is a masterpiece by Greek author Thanassis Valtinos. Just as Greece today strugg…

  • Complete Poems: Including the First English Translation of the Unfinished Poems

    Complete Poems: Including the First English Translation of the Unfinished Poems
    av C. P. Cavafy

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375700897

    An extraordinary literary event: Daniel Mendelsohn's acclaimed two-volume translation of the complete poems of C. P. Cavafy--including the first English translation of the poet's final Unfinished Poems--now published in one handsome edition and feat…

  • The Gold Letter

    The Gold Letter
    av Lena Manta

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781542042765

  • Amorgos

    Amorgos
    av Nikos Gatsos, Sally Purcell, Nikos Gatsos

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856463020

    Nikos Gatsos' profoundly mysterious and magnetic poem "Amorgos", named after a Greek island he never visited and written during the Nazi occupation, is the single work on which his reputation rests. It is a wonderful incantation on the theme of loss…

  • Thanos Vlekas

    Thanos Vlekas
    av Pavlos Kalligas

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810118171

    Published in 1855 and considered Greece's first realistic social novel, Thanos Vlekas is a witty and ambitious portrayal of the problems facing the newly established Greek state after its War of Independence. The story of two opposing brothers, it a…

  • Perfect Order

    Perfect Order
    av Nasos Vayenas

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856464317

    "The Perfect Order" is the first extensive selection of Nasos Vayenas' poems to appear in English. Spanning thirty-six years from 1974 to 2010, it covers every phase of his long and varied writing career - from the first registrations of his poetic…

  • Pythagorean Crimes

    Pythagorean Crimes
    av Tefcros Michaelides

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781930972278

    Set in an era witness to some of the most avant-garde and scintillating scientific discoveries and artistic creations of the last century, this novel takes readers behind the scenes and into the lives of many of history's most fascinating and revolu…

  • Pythagorean Crimes

    Pythagorean Crimes
    av Tefcros Michaelides

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781930972261

    Set in an era witness to some of the most avant-garde and scintillating scientific discoveries and artistic creations of the last century, this novel takes readers behind the scenes and into the lives of many of history's most fascinating and revolu…

  • Dionysius Solomos

    Dionysius Solomos
    av Romilly Jenkins

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107644274

    Originally published in 1940, this book contains the first English biography of the Greek poet Dionysius Solomos, a contemporary of Byron and author of the poem Hymn to Liberty, which formed the basis for the Greek and Cypriot national anthems. Jenk…

  • Deep Blue Almost Black

    Deep Blue Almost Black
    av Thanasaes Deligiorgis

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810114906

    With vivid language and powerful imagery, Thanassis Valtinos addresses the dislocation of three generations of Greeks facing profound political, social, and cultural change.

  • C.P. Cavafy

    C.P. Cavafy
    av Edmund Keeley, Philip Sherrard, George Savidis

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691015378

    C. P. Cavafy (1863-1933) lived in relative obscurity in Alexandria, and a collected edition of his poems was not published until after his death. Now, however, he is regarded as the most important figure in twentieth-century Greek poetry, and his po…

  • God and the Poetic Ego

    God and the Poetic Ego
    av Anthony Hirst

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783039103270

    The Greek Bible and the services of the Orthodox Church have proved a rich source of language for many poets of modern Greece, and perhaps for none more than for Kostis Palamas, Angelos Sikelianos and Odysseas Elytis, whose overlapping careers span…

  • The Sleepwalker

    The Sleepwalker
    av Margarita Karapanou

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566568388

  • Modern Greek Writing

    Modern Greek Writing

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780720610864

    A dazzling and broad-based collection of Greek literature from Independence in 1821 to the present day. Providing the first representative selection of the best Greek verse and prose from Greece's independence in 1821 to the end of the 20th century,…

  • What's Left Of The Night

    What's Left Of The Night
    av Ersi Sotiropoulos

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781939931610

    "A perfect book."―Edmund White, author of A Boy's Own Story and Genet: A BiographyIn June 1897, the young Constantine Cavafy arrives in Paris on the last stop of a long European tour, a trip that will deeply shape his future and push him towar…

  • Modern Greek Literature

    Modern Greek Literature

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815337775

    The essays collected in Modern Greek Literature represent the work of young scholars as they expand the range of approaches to modern Greek literature. The contributors vary in their focus from comparative studies to the study of religion or the lit…

  • Literature and Society in Renaissance Crete

    Literature and Society in Renaissance Crete

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521325790

    This 1991 book presents a comprehensive study of the literature of the Cretan Renaissance and relates it to the historical, social and cultural context. Crete, ruled by Venice from 1211 to 1669, responded to the stimulus of the Renaissance in a body…

  • Mediterranean Modernisms

    Mediterranean Modernisms
    av Marinos Pourgouris

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409410003

    Engaging with the work of Nobel Prize-winning poet Odysseus Elytis within the framework of international modernism, Marinos Pourgouris places the poet's work in the context of other modernist and surrealist writers in Europe. At the same time, Pourg…

  • The Selected Letters of Nikos Kazantzakis

    The Selected Letters of Nikos Kazantzakis
    av Nikos Kazantzakis, Peter Bien, Nikos Kazantzakis

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691147024

    The life of Nikos Kazantzakis--the author of Zorba the Greek and The Last Temptation of Christ--was as colorful and eventful as his fiction. And nowhere is his life revealed more fully or surprisingly than in his letters. Edited and translated by Ka…

  • Songs of Modern Greece

    Songs of Modern Greece
    av George Frederick Abbott

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781116779233

  • Deep Blue Almost Black

    Deep Blue Almost Black
    av Thanassis Valtinos

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810117662

    With vivid language and powerful imagery, Thanassis Valtinos addresses the dislocation of three generations of Greeks facing profound political, social, and cultural change.

  • Broken Hallelujah

    Broken Hallelujah
    av Darren J. N. Middleton

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739119273

    Broken Hallelujah offers a unique perspective on one of the most prolific and celebrated twentieth-century European writers, Nikos Kazantzakis (1883-1957). Marking the fiftieth anniversary of Kazantzakis's death, author Darren J. N. Middleton looks…

  • Voices of Modern Greece

    Voices of Modern Greece
    av Constantine Cavafy, Edmund Keeley, Constantine Cavafy

    Pocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691013824

    This anthology is composed of recently revised translations selected from the five volumes of work by major poets of modern Greece offered by Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard during the past two decades. The poems chosen are those that translate mo…

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av Nikos Engonopoulos

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674063440

    Nikos Engonopoulos (1907-1985) was one of the most prominent representatives of Greek Surrealist poetry and painting. Closely associated with Andreas Embeirikos, the "patriarch" of Surrealism in Greece, and with Nicolas Calas, an influential figure…

  • Alexander The Great

    Alexander The Great
    av Nikos Kazantzakis

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821406632

    Nikos Kazantzakis is no stranger to the heroes of Greek antiquity. In this historical novel based on the life of Alexander the Great, Kazantzakis has drawn on both the rich tradition of Greek legend and the documented manuscripts from the archives o…