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AWAKENING THE G®AEAN ANGELS BY POETIC ARTISTS (D)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 7/12/18) “The Deaf Once Called the Deaf…” The deaf once called the deaf to the deaf judge – right now; The first deaf cried: “He’s spoiled my own cow!” – “For goodness’ sake,” to that another blared, … Continue reading

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Nox Oculis – actero nomia poetika xiii–the black stag

(being continued from 20/12/18) La nuit et le jour Claudine, absent de toi, je t’aperçois en songe, Ton image éclatante erre devant mes yeux ; Ainsi je vois de nuit la lumière des cieux, Ou je flatte mes sens d’un … Continue reading

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Ω HELLEEN HERO(O) YOU WHO GAVE YOUR LIFE FOR THE LIBERATION OF THE HELLENIC TRIBE OF THE GREEKS,IMMORTAL LET YOUR FLAME BE (z)

I can never get people to understand that poetry is the expression of excited passion, and that there is no such thing as a life of passion any more than a continuous earthquake, or an eternal fever. Besides, who would … Continue reading

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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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AWAKENING THE G®AEAN ANGELS BY POETIC ARTISTS (C)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 17/09/17) Angel By gates of Eden, Angel, gentle, Shone with his softly drooped head, And Demon, gloomy and resentful Over the hellish crevasse flapped. The spirit of qualm and negation Looked at another one – of good, … Continue reading

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Ω HELLEEN HERO(O) YOU WHO GAVE YOUR LIFE FOR THE LIBERATION OF THE HELLENIC TRIBE OF THE GREEKS,IMMORTAL LET YOUR FLAME BE (ct)

I can never get people to understand that poetry is the expression of excited passion, and that there is no such thing as a life of passion any more than a continuous earthquake, or an eternal fever. Besides, who would … Continue reading

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Nox Oculis – actero nomia poetika xii–the Ancient Mariner

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  9/09/17) Hymn Before Sun-rise, In The Vale Of Chamouni Hast thou a charm to stay the morning-star In his steep course ? So long he seems to pause On thy bald awful head, O sovran BLANC, The … 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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AWAKENING THE G®AEAN ANGELS BY POETIC ARTISTS (B)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 18/11/16) The Bacchic Song Why hushed you, O, gaiety’s voice? Resound, the hymns of the Bacchus! Long live they, who ever had loved us — The beautiful women and sweet, gentle girls! Let glasses be full with … Continue reading

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Ω HELLEEN HERO(O) YOU WHO GAVE YOUR LIFE FOR THE LIBERATION OF THE HELLENIC TRIBE OF THE GREEKS,IMMORTAL LET YOUR FLAME BE (e)

I can never get people to understand that poetry is the expression of excited passion, and that there is no such thing as a life of passion any more than a continuous earthquake, or an eternal fever. Besides, who would … Continue reading

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Nox Oculis – actero nomia poetika xi–L’AURORE BOREALE/DARKNESS

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  9/11/16) L’Aurore boréale La nuit d’hiver étend son aile diaphaneSur l’immobilité morne de la savaneQui regarde monter, dans le recueillement,La lune, à l’horizon, comme un saint-sacrement.L’azur du ciel est vif, et chaque étoile blondeBrille à travers les … 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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