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10 edition of Modern Greek poetry. found in the catalog.

Modern Greek poetry.

Kimon Friar

Modern Greek poetry.

by Kimon Friar

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [761]-769.

    StatementTranslation, introd., an essay on translation, and notes by Kimon Friar.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA5289.E6 F7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 780 p.
    Number of Pages780
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5707849M
    ISBN 100671210254
    LC Control Number70171604

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(Keeley and Sherrard nevertheless have moments in their Elytis translations when the result is good English poetry.) Friar has translated the massive Cited by:   Book Modern Greek Poetry From Cavafis to Elytis.

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — $ /5(2). Poetry. Translated from the Greek by Modern Greek poetry. book hands. Greece for the past century has given the world some of its finest poetry. Nanos Valaortis and Thanasis Maskaleris distinguished poets, critics, and the anthology's principal translators provide new translations of works by Constantine P.

Cavafy, perhaps the greatest of all the Greek modernists; Nobel Prize winner Odysseus/5(8). 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.

Modern Greek literature refers to all Greek literary works written in Modern Greek (demotic/dimotiki) mostly after AD (as opposed to ancient Greek literature which includes all works written before AD).These works started emerging in the 11th century AD during which time demotic Greek came to be used more and moreover the Attic idiom.

Modern Greek Poetry: Voice and Myth consists of nine essays written during a seventeen-year period; in addition, there is an interview with Seferis. This work should be regarded as a collection of. Poetry Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Modern Greek poetry.

New York: Simon and Schuster, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Kimon Friar. Genre/Form: Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dalven, Rae.

Modern Greek poetry. Miami, Fla.: Granger Books, The Odyssey, the second of the epic texts attributed to Homer, and also a major founding work of European literature, is usually dated to around the 8th century BC. It is an epic poem, effectively a sequel to the Iliad, written in Ancient Greek but assumed to be derived from earlier oral sources, telling the story of Odysseus’ wanderings and.

Modern Greek literature refers to literature written in common Modern Greek, emerging from the late Byzantine era in the 11th century AD. During this period, spoken Greek became more prevalent in the written tradition, as demotic Greek came to be used more and more over the Attic idiom and the katharevousa reforms.

Modern Greek Poetry Finalist, National Book Awards for Translation. If you want to publish a poetry book, you have to pay a publishing house. So many publishing companies consider themselves brands and they. The Iliad, a major founding work of European literature, is usually dated to around the 8th century BC, and attributed to Homer.

It is an epic poem, written in Ancient Greek but assumed to be derived from earlier oral sources, and tells much of the story of the legendary Trojan War between mainland Greece and the city of Troy in Asia Minor.

Ancient Greek literature refers to 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 the Mycenaean two epics, along with the Homeric Hymns and the two poems of Hesiod.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Modern Greek poetry by Rae Dalven; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: English poetry, Modern Greek poetry, Modern Translations from Greek, Translations into English.

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The most extensive and most comprehensible anthology of modern Greek poetry in English. More While many serious readers in Canada will have been exposed to the ancients, and to the works of some, high-profile modernists—like Cafavy, Seferis and, perhaps, even Ritsos—most Modern Greek poetry has remained largely out of reach for English.Modern Greek (Νέα Ελληνικά, Néa Elliniká, [ˈne.a eliniˈka] or Νεοελληνική Γλώσσα), generally referred to by speakers simply as Greek (Ελληνικά, Elliniká), refers collectively to the dialects of the Greek language spoken in the modern era, including the official standardized form of the languages sometimes referred to as Standard Modern ge family: Indo-European.

Greek Music & Poetry: Ancient & Modern I have been working for some time (more than a few years now!) on a book-length manuscript: a study of the history of poetry “married” to music, or “song,” from the Singing Neanderthals (see Steven Mithen’s excellent book, The Singing Neanderthals: The Origins of Music, Language, Mind, and Body.