The British Council and Anglo-Greek Literary Interactions, 1945-1955

The British Council and Anglo-Greek Literary Interactions, 1945-1955


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472470348
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/20/2018
Series: British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies Series , #6
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Peter Mackridge was Professor of Modern Greek at the University of Oxford until his retirement in 2003 and is an Emeritus Fellow of St Cross College, Oxford.

David Ricks is Professor of Modern Greek and Comparative Literature at King’s College London.

Table of Contents


Peter Mackridge

1 The end of an affair: Anglo-Greek relations, 1939-55

Robert Holland

2 ‘To cast our net very much wider’: The re-opening of the British Council in Athens and its cultural activities in Greece

Gioula Koutsopanagou

3 Steven Runciman at the British Council: Letters from Athens, 1945-1947

Michael Llewellyn-Smith

4 Making a new myth of Greece: G.K. Katsimbalis as Anglo-Greek Maecenas

Avi Sharon

5 Between propaganda and modernism: The Anglo-Greek Review and the rediscovery of Greece

Dimitris Tziovas

6 The Anglo-Greek Review: Some residual puzzles

Dimitris Daskalopoulos

7 The magazine Prosperos and the British Council Corfu branch

Theodosis Pylarinos

8 The British Council magazine The Record (Thessaloniki, 1947-1955)

Dinos Christianopoulos

9 Making friends for Britain?: Francis King and Roger Hinks at the British Council in Athens

David Roessel

10 Cultural Relations and the ‘non-political’ problem: some personal reflections, with a glance at two novels from the period 1945-1955

Jim Potts

11 MacNeice in Greece

David Ricks

12 Kazantzakis in Cambridge

David Holton

13 The Institut français d’Athènes 1945-1955: Cultural exchanges and Franco-Greek relations

Lucile Arnoux-Farnoux


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