Thesis (M.Litt.) - University of Birmingham, School of Hellenic and Roman Studies, 1981.
Book Review: Kostas Karyotakis: Answers to Questions for Him and His Works Logos & Littera: Journal of Interdisciplinar y Approaches to Text 4 (2) Author: Iakovos Menelaou. Constantine Peter Cavafy (/ k ə ˈ v ɑː f i /; also known as Konstantinos Petrou Kavafis; Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Π. Καβάφης; April 29 (Ap OS), – Ap ) was an Egyptiot Greek poet, journalist and civil servant. His consciously individual style earned him a place among the most important figures not only in Greek poetry, but in Western poetry as : Ap , Alexandria, Egypt . meaning of the poems. As Georgiadis writes in the introduction of his book, life and poetry are inseparable in Karyotakis poetry and his verses cannot be interpreted without his biography. Thus, the poets works on syphilis and suicide can only be read properly with a 1 PhD student at Kings College London. The translation of poetry is the form of writing that provides the least satisfaction. Seferis bases this view on his experience that no matter how well the translator works, no matter how successful he is, there will always be the original text to show us Cited by: 4.
Utilizing poetic tradition, especially the poetry of Kavafis and Karyotakis, along with the poetics of Modernism and newer postwar trends, Montis walks the line between tradition and modernity. Among the most basic and fertile components of his poetic “moments” is the language of subversion, meaning the use of irony, satire, humor and sarcasm. 1. Introduction to the anthology Poetry In Poetry published by the Cyprus PEN Centre and edited by Mona Savvidou-Theodoulou.. 2. Savvides, G.P., The House of Memory, Athens, Spoudastirio Neou Ellinismou, pp 3. Papaleontiou, Lefteris – Philokyprou, Elli, Cypriot Post Symbolist Poetry, Topos Publications, Athens , pp, 13,3. 4. Kapsomenou G., Eratostheni, Modern . Constantine P. Cavafy (/ k ə ˈ v ɑː f ɪ /; also known as Konstantin or Konstantinos Petrou Kavafis, or Kavaphes; Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Π. Καβάφης; April 29 (Ap OS), – Ap ) was a Greek poet who lived in Alexandria and worked as a journalist and civil wrote poems; dozens more remained incomplete or in sketch : Ap , Alexandria, Egypt . Karyotakis’s poetry is serious; any trace of belletrism, aestheticism or playfulness that one may have found in his predecessors has vanished from his work. There is a full awareness of reality and a feeling of futility and of loss, which became more and more stark till he reached the tragic impasse which resulted in his suicide.
Hadas, Rachel –PERSONAL:Born November 8, , in New York, NY; daughter of Moses (a classical scholar) and Elizabeth Hadas; married Stavros Kondylis, (divorced, ); married George Edwards (a composer and teacher), J ; children: Jonathan. Education: Harvard University, B.A. (magna Source for information on Hadas, Rachel –: . The recent book of poetry, Tria Krypha Poiemata (Three Secret Poems), , consists of twenty-eight short lyric pieces verging on the addition to poetry, Seferis has published a book of essays, Dokimes (Essays), , translations of works by T.S. Eliot, and a collection of translations from American, English, and French poets. The cultural context within which the first known works of vernacular literature were created was undoubtedly Byzantine. The earliest group of such works dates mainly to the twelfth century: known as the Ptochoprodromika, the moralizing poem Spaneas, the autobiographical and didactic verses written in prison by Michael Glykas, the verse Eisiterion (a poem welcoming Princess . Modern Greek literature refers to literature written in the Greek language from the 11th century, with texts written in a language that is more familiar to the ears of Greeks today than is the language of the early Byzantine literature, the compilers of the New Testament, or, of course, the classical authors of the fifth and fourth centuries BC.