Modern Greek Writing: An Anthology in English Translation

Modern Greek Writing: An Anthology in English Translation

by David Ricks
     
 

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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, this compilation features more than 50 authors in a selection from previously

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Overview

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, this compilation features more than 50 authors in a selection from previously published translations including such world-famous poets as Cavafy, Seferis, Ritsos, and Elytis, some of whom demonstrate Greece’s striking contribution in the areas of Surrealism and political verse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780720610864
Publisher:
Owen, Peter Limited
Publication date:
08/08/2003
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.60(d)

Meet the Author

David Ricks teaches Modern Greek Literature at King's College, London. He is the author of Byzantine Heroic Poetry and The Shade of Homer.

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