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Six poets of modern Greece. by Edmund Keeley

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


  • Greek poetry, Modern -- Translations into English.

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Edition Notes

StatementChosen, translated, and introduced by Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard.
SeriesUnesco collection of contemporary works.
ContributionsSherrard, Philip, joint ed. and tr.
LC ClassificationsPA5289.E6 K4 1961
The Physical Object
Pagination183 p.
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5824459M
LC Control Number61011505

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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 in , does not include the work of Yannis Ritsos, another important contemporary Greek poet.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. London: Thames & Hudson, 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine / Near Fine. Item # Gilt lettered orange cloth. Book in FINE condition. Bright and clean throughout. Dust jacket very good to near fine. An excellent .

Six Poets of Modern Greece: C. P. Cavafy, Anghelos Sikelianos, George Seferis, D. I. Antoniou, Odysseus Elytis, Nikos Gatsos. Work represented in anthologies, including Six Poets of Modern Greece, edited and translated by Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard, Knopf, ; and Modern Greek Poetry: From Cavafis to Elytis, edited by Kimon Friar, Simon & Schuster, The Epic Cycle (Greek: Ἐπικὸς Κύκλος, Epikos Kyklos) was a collection of Ancient Greek epic poems, composed in dactylic hexameter and related to the story of the Trojan War, including the Cypria, the Aethiopis, the so-called Little Iliad, the Iliupersis, the Nostoi, and the rs sometimes include the two Homeric epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, among the poems of. 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).

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. Now available: The Poets & Writers Guide to Publicity and Promotion, The Poets & Writers Guide to the Book Deal, The Poets & Writers Guide to Literary Agents, The Poets & Writers Guide to MFA Programs, and The Poets & Writers Guide to Writing Contests. More. Find a home for your work by consulting our searchable databases of writing contests. 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. Philip Owen Arnould Sherrard (23 September – 30 May ) was a British author, translator and philosopher. His work includes important translations of Modern Greek poets, and books on Modern Greek literature and culture, metaphysics, theology, art and aesthetics.A pioneer of Modern Greek studies in England, he was influential in making major Greek poets of the nineteenth and twentieth Children: 2 daughters.