Tag Archives: GREEK POETRY

ΠΟΕΣΙΣ ΑΝΔ ΜΥΣΙΚ WAS AND STILL IS A LOGOS OF IRENE (5tel)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  18/12/18) 2.2. Translated Modern Greek Poetry set to music into other languages: dissemination of Modern Greek Culture and communion of shared experiences. Some examples.The ‘sending’ country and the ‘receiver’ often have a reciprocal cultural interplay,where a very … Continue reading

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GREEK POETRY IN 19-20TH CENTURY (TH)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  16/12/18) Vangelis Karamanolakis karamanolakis@askiweb.gr The University of Athens and Greek Antiquity (1837-1937) During the 19th century, the University of Athens contributed, in a decisive way, tothe formation of the relation between Modern Greeks with their past. Through itspublic … Continue reading

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ΠΟΕΣΙΣ ΑΝΔ ΜΥΣΙΚ WAS AND STILL IS A LOGOS OF IRENE (4)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  07/09/17) 2.1.2. The Ballad of Mauthausen A very recent survey of the Special Eurobarometer 399 on cultural access andparticipation (published in November 2013) concluded that the European culture loses groundand efforts should be concentrated to bring it … Continue reading

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GREEK POETRY IN 19-20TH CENTURY (Η)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  5/09/17) Stathis Gauntlett Antiquity at the margins: rebetes and rebetika, ‘ancient’ and modern With their insalubrious social connotations, Ottoman musical features, and low-browcontent, rebetika might appear an unlikely candidate for mention in the same breath asthe revered … Continue reading

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ΠΟΕΣΙΣ ΑΝΔ ΜΥΣΙΚ WAS AND STILL IS A LOGOS OF IRENE (3)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 13/03/16) George Couroupos25 takes our thought a little step further:“[…] Music is the ultimate limit of poetry in its flight from the sphere of the consciousto that of the unconscious, through a rebaptism of the signifieds, achieved … Continue reading

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GREEK POETRY IN 19-20TH CENTURY (Z)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  11/03/16) Ancient Greeks in Modern Greek songs:The case of Sokrates In twentieth-century Greek song production antiquity has been negotiated in a numberof selective albeit, in some cases, parallel ways. For example, in state-sponsoredcompositions intended for particular contexts … Continue reading

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ΠΟΕΣΙΣ ΑΝΔ ΜΥΣΙΚ WAS AND STILL IS A LOGOS OF IRENE (3)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  13/03/16) George Couroupos25 takes our thought a little step further:“[…] Music is the ultimate limit of poetry in its flight from the sphere of the consciousto that of the unconscious, through a rebaptism of the signifieds, achieved … Continue reading

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ΠΟΕΣΙΣ ΑΝΔ ΜΥΣΙΚ WAS AND STILL IS A LOGOS OF IRENE (2)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 16/05/15) 1.2. Multilateral cultural diplomacy: U.N.E.S.C.O. and the 150th anniversary for  Cavafy’s birthThe United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization is the leadinginternational organization dealing with the potentials of this soft power on a multilateral basis.As Katalin … Continue reading

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GREEK POETRY IN 19-20TH CENTURY (CT)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  19/05/15) Electra as a modern Greek survivor: The figure of the tragic heroine in the poetry of Yannis Ritsos Yannis Ritsos explored the character of the fifth-century BC tragic heroine Electra in three poems: The Dead House … Continue reading

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GREEK POETRY IN 19-20TH CENTURY (E)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  09/09/14) Bromance 19th Century Style: The Greek War of Independence and the Philhellenes bro·mance [ˈbrōˌmans/] – a close but nonsexual relationship between two men.(Wikipedia) During the Greek War of Independence, a bromance was building between men around … Continue reading

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ΠΟΕΣΙΣ ΑΝΔ ΜΥΣΙΚ WAS AND STILL IS A LOGOS OF IRENE (1)

Modern Greek Poetry set to music: a cultural diplomat? Introduction Historically, poetry and music are fraternal twins, since poetry was initially sung rather than  recited1. The American poet Wyn Cooper reminds us of their relationship: “Poetry began as  something that … Continue reading

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GREEK POETRY IN 19-20TH CENTURY (D)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  02/12/13) GREEK LITERATURE Greek literature, modern, literature written in Greek in the modern era, primarily beginning during the period of rebellion against the rule of the Ottoman Empire. The Rebirth of Greek Literature Under Turkish rule, Greek … Continue reading

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GREEK POETRY IN 19-20TH CENTURY (C)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  18/08/12) Modern Greek Poetry (AN EXCERPT FROM THE ARTICLE  POST-BYZANTINE GREEK POETRY AND  THE TRENDS OF THE LAST FIFTY YEARS ) During the 18th and 19th century, centuries of financial, spiritual and political of the Greek (that … Continue reading

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JOHN SKARIBAS AN IMPORTANT PERSON FOR HELLENIC GREEK LITERATURE,KEPT ALIVE BY THE MUSE MNEMOSYNE

SOURCE  http://genesis.ee.auth.gr   Prose writer, poet, theatrical writer. He has been one of the most eccentric and strange Greek writers. Also, people thought that he was the Greek James Toys! He has been married and lived the most of his … Continue reading

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