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A history of modern Greek literature, by C. Th. Dimaras. Translated by Mary P. Gianos.


[1st ed.].. Albany, State University of New York Press, 1972.
ISBN 9780873950718, 9780873951715, 0873952308, 0873951719, 0873950712, 9780873952309

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Standard Title Historia tēs Neoellēnikēs logotechnias. English
Subjects Greek literature, Modern -- History and criticism.
Greek literature, Modern.
Literatur.
Littérature grecque moderne -- Histoire et critique.
Neugriechisch.
Description xvii, 539 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date 1972.
Notes Translation of Historia tēs Neoellēnikēs logotechnias.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 503-510).
Contents pt. 1. The roots : modern Greek literature before the Turkish domination: The Ancients live forever : the folksong. Fascination with narration : the Byzantine romance. "Accursed be letters" : Ptochoprodomos -- pt. 2. Survival and renewal : Hellenism from 1453 to 1669: Out of the ruins : Greece under Turkish domination. Signs of conviviality : Cyprus, the Dodecanese, Crete. Diaspora : expatriate hellenism -- pt. 3. A century of endeavors : hellenism from 1669 to 1774: Three generations : intellectual matters. The charm of expression : the man of letters and his public. Greece and Hellenism : development of curiosity -- pt. 4. Birth of a world : 1770 to 1821: Intellectual effervescence : predominance of the Western element. The new morality : the Greek problem and Rigas. A partial synthesis of poetic expression : poetry to 1821 -- pt. 5. Definitive synthesis of expression : the decline : the giants, the War of Independence and its direct consequences: Koraes : "A happy medium". Kalvos : "As an idea of joy". Solomos : "A mixed genre, but legitimate". The War of Independence : "Take up arms". Memoirs : "Later, we dropped anchor" -- pt. 6. Greel romanticism : romantic phenomena, 1830-1880: A world ends : the Phanariots in Athens and in Constantinople. The heriage of Solomos : school of the Ionian Islands. Romantic excess : school of Athens -- pt. 7. Preparation for 1880 : factors in the decline of Athenian romanticism: The intermediaries : Ionian elements in Athens. Return to the soil : prose as an antidote to romantic excess. The preparation : contribution of criticism -- pt. 8. New school of Athens : the generation of 1880: The generation of 1880 and psycharsis : verse, inspiration, language. "Prose, we want prose!" : prose. Palamas : the new synthesis -- part 9. Under the ehavy shadow of Palamas : later years: A flame rekindled : 1890 to 1900. The call to arms ends : 1900 to 1912. New flights and new aspirations : 1912 to 1922.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Greece
Network Numbers (OCoLC)416299
(OCoLC)ocm00416299
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Dēmaras, Kōnstantinos, 1904-1992.
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