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Product Description: Perhaps Greece's most important poet, Yannis Ritsos follows such eminent predecessors as Cavafy, Sikelianos, and Seferis in the dramatic and symbolic expression of a tragic sense of life. The three volumes of Ritsos's poetry translated here--Parentheses, 1946-47, Parentheses, 1950-61, and The Distant, 1975--represent a thirty year poetic journey and a developing sensibility that link the poet's subtler perceptions at different moments of his maturity...read more
By Edmund Keeley (trans)

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9780691632735 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: Perhaps Greece's most important poet, Yannis Ritsos follows such eminent predecessors as Cavafy, Sikelianos, and Seferis in the dramatic and symbolic expression of a tragic sense of life.

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9780691603391 | Italian edition edition (Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Perhaps Greece's most important poet, Yannis Ritsos follows such eminent predecessors as Cavafy, Sikelianos, and Seferis in the dramatic and symbolic expression of a tragic sense of life.

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Product Description: Poetry. Edmund Keeley, novelist, critic and celebrated translator of modern Greek poets has written a heartfelt suite of poems, a requiem to his late wife Mary.

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9780983809425 | Greenhouse Review Pr, October 1, 2015, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: The literary renaissance of Modern Greece is the subject of essays by ten critics and scholars on the theme, "Modern Greek Literature and it European Background." From Zissimos Lorenzatos' discussion of the nineteenth- century poet Solomos to Peter Bien's analysis of Kazantznkis' fervent demoticism, they give evidence of the creative activity that has been going on as Greek writers in all genres turn outward to Europe and inward to their own culture to form a unique modern literature...read more

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9780691619712 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2015, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: The literary renaissance of Modern Greece is the subject of essays by ten critics and scholars on the theme, "Modern Greek Literature and it European Background.

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Product Description: Yannis Ritsos is a poet whose writing life is entwined with the contemporary history of his homeland. Nowhere is this more apparent than in this volume, which presents a series of three diaries in poetry that Ritsos wrote between 1948 and 1950, during and just after the Greek Civil War, while a political prisoner first on the island of Limnos and then at the infamous camp on Makronisos...read more

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9781935744580 | Archipelago Books, November 16, 2012, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Yannis Ritsos is a poet whose writing life is entwined with the contemporary history of his homeland.

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Product Description: This representative selection from the work of one of modern Greece’s most fascinating poets was made shortly after his award of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1979. It is drawn from all periods of his distinguished career and traces his development from early surrealism, in which he transforms French influence into a distinct personal voice and mythology, through the dramatic style of The Axion Esti with its blend of spirituality and earthiness, up to the later work in which he experiments with new modes for expressing his perennial themes...read more

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9780856463556 | Anvil Pr Poetry Ltd, March 30, 2008, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This representative selection from the work of one of modern Greece’s most fascinating poets was made shortly after his award of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1979.

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Product Description: Keeley has had a lifelong relationship with Greece, beginning with his childhood, when his father served in the diplomatic corp. Borderlines is his memoir of Greece, its life, culture, writers and people. It traces his childhood through the war years, when, unable to return due to the war, he became almost an exile in his home country...read more

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9781893996335 | White Pine Pr, May 1, 2005, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Keeley has had a lifelong relationship with Greece, beginning with his childhood, when his father served in the diplomatic corp.

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Product Description: This unique bilingual anthology presents the achievements of Greek poetry in the 20th century. Included are 109 poets and 456 poems, with the Greek original and the English translation on opposite pages. Included are the internationally recognized C...read more

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9781932455007 | Bilingual edition (Attica Editions, March 1, 2004), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: This unique bilingual anthology presents the achievements of Greek poetry in the 20th century.

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Product Description: In the looming shadow of dictatorship and imminent war, George Seferis and George Katsimbalis welcomed Henry Miller and Lawrence Durrell to their homeland. Together, as they spent evenings in tavernas, explored the Peloponnese, and considered the meaning of Greek life and freedom and art, they seemed to be inventing paradise...read more

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9780810119390 | Reprint edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, August 1, 2002), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In the looming shadow of dictatorship and imminent war, George Seferis and George Katsimbalis welcomed Henry Miller and Lawrence Durrell to their homeland.

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Product Description: In September, 1944, near the village of Hortiati in Macedonian Greece the death of a German soldier in an ambush by a guerrilla unit brought on a Wehrmacht retaliation that resulted in the massacre of one hundred and forty-six villagers, sixty-nine of whom were burned to death in the sealed village bakery, and the total destruction of the village...read more

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9781893996151 | White Pine Pr, January 1, 2002, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In September, 1944, near the village of Hortiati in Macedonian Greece the death of a German soldier in an ambush by a guerrilla unit brought on a Wehrmacht retaliation that resulted in the massacre of one hundred and forty-six villagers, sixty-nine of whom were burned to death in the sealed village bakery, and the total destruction of the village.

Product Description: Translation:is it a craft?is it an art?is it something in between?Novelist, translator, and critic Edmund Keeley has been translating and studying the Modern Greek poets for over forty-five years. He began thinking of translation as a craft but: "in the hands of its best practitioners, [translation is] a form of art that deserves to abide on equal terms with all other literary arts" ...read more

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9789057550713 | Harwood Academic Pub, January 1, 2000, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Translation:is it a craft?

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9789057550720 | Harwood Academic Pub, September 1, 2001, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Translation:is it a craft?

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Product Description: Poems by Cavafy, Sikelianos, Seferis, Elytis and Gatsos. This anthology brings together a selection from the works of the five poets who may be said to take pride of place in substantiating the Greek poetry achievement of the 20th century.
By Edmund Keeley (trans) and Philip Sherrard (trans)

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9789607120014 | Attica Editions, July 1, 2000, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Poems by Cavafy, Sikelianos, Seferis, Elytis and Gatsos.

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The author describes his travels in Greece with fellow American author Lawrence Durrell and their Greek literary hosts (view table of contents)

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9780374177171 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 1, 1999, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The author describes his travels in Greece with fellow American author Lawrence Durrell and their Greek literary hosts

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Gathers selected poems from C. P. Cavafy that explore the history and culture of his native country, Greece, accompanied by a concise portrait of the poet, his work, and his important influence on younger generations of writers. Reprint.

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9780880014267 | Reprint edition (Ecco Pr, September 1, 1995), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Gathers selected poems from Cavafy that explore the history and culture of his country, Greece, and provides a brief biography of the poet

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9780880015165 | Reprint edition (Ecco Pr, November 1, 1996), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Gathers selected poems from C.

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Product Description: The Description for this book, Angelos Sikelianos: Selected Poems, will be forthcoming.
By Edmund Keeley (trans)

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9789607120120 | Attica Editions, September 1, 1996, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The Description for this book, Angelos Sikelianos: Selected Poems, will be forthcoming.

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Product Description: C. P. Cavafy, one of the greatest modern Greek poets, lived in Alexandria for all but a few of his seventy years. Alexandria became, for Cavafy, a central poetic metaphor and eventually a myth encompassing the entire Greek world. In this, the first full-length critical work on Cavafy in English, Keeley describes Cavafy's literary progress and aesthetic development in the making of that myth...read more

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9780691044989 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, December 11, 1995), cover price $43.95 | About this edition: C.

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Product Description: In this new edition of George Seferis's poems, the acclaimed translations by Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard are revised and presented in a compact, English-only volume. The revision covers all the poems published in Princeton's earlier bilingual edition, George Seferis: Collected Poems (expanded edition, 1981)...read more

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9780691068619 | Rev sub edition (Princeton Univ Pr, August 1, 1995), cover price $47.50 | About this edition: In this new edition of George Seferis's poems, the acclaimed translations by Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard are revised and presented in a compact, English-only volume.

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9780691014913 | Revised edition (Princeton Univ Pr, July 3, 1995), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: In this new edition of George Seferis's poems, the acclaimed translations by Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard are revised and presented in a compact, English-only volume.
9780691013732 | Expanded edition (Princeton Univ Pr, May 1, 1982), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Presents the collected poems of the Nobel Prize-winning Greek author, together with critical and biographical notes

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On the eve of World War II, seventeen-year-old Hal Gogarty arrives in Greece and falls in love with Magda Sevillas, his half-Jewish German tutor, and the two defy odds to keep their love alive.

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9780813519357 | Rutgers Univ Pr, September 1, 1993, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: On the eve of World War II, seventeen-year-old Hal Gogarty arrives in Greece and falls in love with Magda Sevillas, his half-Jewish German tutor, and the two defy odds to keep their love alive

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Product Description: C. P. Cavafy (1863-1933) lived in relative obscurity in Alexandria, and a collected edition of his poems was not published until after his death. Now, however, he is regarded as the most important figure in twentieth-century Greek poetry, and his poems are considered among the most powerful in modern European literature...read more

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9780691069845 | Rev sub edition (Princeton Univ Pr, October 1, 1992), cover price $47.50 | About this edition: C.

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9780691015378, titled "C.P. Cavafy: Collected Poems" | Revised edition (Princeton Univ Pr, September 8, 1992), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: C.

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Product Description: The celebrated modern Greek poet Yannis Ritsos follows such distinguished predecessors as C. P. Cavafy and George Seferis in a dramatic and symbolic expression of a tragic sense of life. The shorter poems gathered in this volume present what Ritsos calls "simple things" that turn out not to be simple at all...read more
By Edmund Keeley (trans)

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9780691068787 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 1, 1991, cover price $47.50 | About this edition: The celebrated modern Greek poet Yannis Ritsos follows such distinguished predecessors as C.

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Product Description: The celebrated modern Greek poet Yannis Ritsos follows such distinguished predecessors as C. P. Cavafy and George Seferis in a dramatic and symbolic expression of a tragic sense of life. The shorter poems gathered in this volume present what Ritsos calls "simple things" that turn out not to be simple at all...read more

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9780691019086 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 1, 1991, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: The celebrated modern Greek poet Yannis Ritsos follows such distinguished predecessors as C.

Recounts the murder of American journalist George Polk during the Greek Civil War, and discusses the political forces that shaped the murder trial's outcome

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9780691055657 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 1, 1989, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Recounts the murder of American journalist George Polk during the Greek Civil War, and discusses the political forces that shaped the murder trial's outcome

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9780691008585 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, April 1, 1990), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Recounts the murder of American journalist George Polk during the Greek Civil War, and discusses the political forces that shaped the murder trial's outcome

Product Description: George Seferis (1900-1971) was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1963. Truthful and magical, his poetry has captivated both Greek and foreign readers. Aptly described by Charlotte Du Cann as 'the unlocker of ancient stones and sea voyages', Seferis was for Peter Levi 'one of the greatest writers in this century in any language...read more

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9780856462139 | Subsequent edition (Anvil Pr Poetry Ltd, July 1, 1989), cover price $31.90 | About this edition: George Seferis (1900-1971) was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1963.

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Examines the work of the noted critic through essays and memoirs, and reprints many of his pieces which discuss particular works of literature and the nature of criticism

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9780880011525 | Ecco Pr, November 1, 1987, cover price $18.50 | About this edition: Examines the work of the noted critic through essays and memoirs, and reprints many of his pieces which discuss particular works of literature and the nature of criticism

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Interwoven with the first person account of Sameth, a woman of complex European-Asian background, is the story of the efforts of her former lover, an American diplomat, to track her down in Cambodia shattered by war and convulsed by tyranny

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9780671474164 | Simon & Schuster, May 1, 1985, cover price $1.98 | About this edition: Interwoven with the first-person account of Sameth, a woman of complex European-Asian background, is the story of the efforts of her former lover, an American diplomat, to track her down in a Cambodia shattered by war and convulsed by tyranny

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9780440393764, titled "A Wilderness Called Peace" | Reprint edition (Dell Pub Co, July 1, 1987), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Interwoven with the first person account of Sameth, a woman of complex European-Asian background, is the story of the efforts of her former lover, an American diplomat, to track her down in Cambodia shattered by war and convulsed by tyranny

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