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Contemporary Greek poetry

Contemporary Greek poetry

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Published by Greek Ministry of Culture in [Athens] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslation from the Greek, introduction, biographies and notes by Kimon Friar.
ContributionsFriar, Kimon., Greece. Ypourgeion Politismou kai Episte mo n.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14206525M

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. Ancient Greek literature is literature written in the Ancient Greek language from the earliest texts until the time of the Byzantine earliest surviving works of ancient Greek literature, dating back to the early Archaic period, are the two epic poems The Iliad and The Odyssey, set in an idealized archaic past today identified as having some relation to the Mycenaean era.

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Kimon Friar had one advantage over Keeley and Sherrard, the two big names in the translation of Modern Greek poetry, and that was that he was more skilled at recreating the form of the poem. (Keeley and Sherrard nevertheless have moments in their Elytis translations when the result is good English poetry.) Friar has translated the massive /5(3).

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Kimon Friar had one advantage over Keeley and Sherrard, the two big names in the translation of Modern Greek poetry, and that was that he was more skilled at recreating the form of the poem.

(Keeley and Sherrard nevertheless have moments in their Elytis translations when the result is good English poetry.) Friar has translated the massive Cited by:   Poetry. Translated from the Greek by many hands. Greece for the past century has given the world some of its finest poetry.

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