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Traveler's Literary Companion #0005: A Greece: A Traveler's Literary Companionby Artemis Leontis
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Vassilis Vassilikos "The White Bear"
Marios Hakkas "The Fresco"
Odysseus Elytis "Funerary Epigrams"
Nikos Kazantzakis "Pilgrimage Through Greece"
Ilias Venezis "Mycenae"
Thanassis Valtinos "Panayotis"
Leonidas Zenakos "The Hole in the Rock"
George Seferis "Delphi"
Eva Vlami "Galaxidi: The Fate of a Maritime Town"
The Ionian Islands:
Ilias Venezis "Lefkas"
Dimitris Hatzis "Sioulas the Tanner"
Christoforos Milionis "Carnival"
Georgios Drosinis "Angel John the Thief"
Yorgos Ioannou "The Dogs of Seikh-Sou"
Yiorgos Chouliaras "America Is No Longer Here"
Elli Alexiou "The Fountain of Brahim-Baba"
Michel Fais "Autobiography of a Book"
The Eastern Aegean:
Alexandra Papadopoulou "The Regards"
Kostas Ouranis "In the Old Catholic Syros"
Melpo Axioti "My Home"
Manolis Xexakis "The Smile from the Abyss"
Rhea Galanaki "Black and White"
Margarita Karapanou "Kalymnos"
Eugenia Fakinou "Astradeni"
"The writers are all 20th-century literary figures in Greece . . . collectively, these writers reveal the rich complexity and mystery of the country".--"Library Journal". "A first rate collection".--"Kirkus Reviews". 2-page map.
Discover Greece — a country that has inspired centuries of travel — through its best modern writers. Against a superb landscape of islands, rocks, caves, villages, windmills, vineyards, cities, ports, beaches, and ruins, all bathed in the rich light of the Mediterranean, these twenty-four stories draw from the long oral and written evolution of the Greek literary tradition. Incorporating myths, the meditative tranquillity of the region, and a past full of struggle and civil war, these stories are arranged by geographical region for the traveler and provide an enriching odyssey through the Greek landscape and mind. Contributors include Elli Alexiou, Melpo Axioti, Odysseus Elytis, Michel Faïs, Eugenia Fakinou, Rhea Galanaki, Marios Hakkas, Dimitris Hatzis, Nikos Kazantzakis, Margarita Karapanou, Alexandra Papadopoulou, George Seferis, Vassilis Vassilikos, Ilias Venezis, Leonidas Zenakos, Yiorgos Chouliaras, Georgios Drosinis, Yorgos Ioannou, Christoforos Milionis, Kostas Ouranis, Thanassis Valtinos, Eva Vlami, and Manolis Xexakis.
Discover Greece--a country that has inspired centuries of travel--through the best modern writers. Against a superb landscape of mountains, beaches, villages, cities, and ruins, all bathed in the rich light of the Mediterranean, these 24 stories draw from the long oral and written evolution of the Greek literary tradition. 2-page map.
Discover Greece through twenty-four stories by its best modern writers. Incorporating myths, the meditative tranquillity of the region, and a past full of struggle and civil war, these stories are arranged by geographical region for the traveler and provide an enriching odyssey through the Greek landscape and mind.
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