Encyclopedia of Modern Greek Literature, 1st Edition

  • Bruce Merry
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  • ISBN-10: 031305813X
  • ISBN-13: 9780313058134
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 515 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released August 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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Overview

Includes entries on important authors, texts, genres, themes, and topics in Greek literature from the Byzantine period to the present. Provides basic information on the history and development of modern Greek literature and language.

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"An excellent launching point for exploring the range of modern Greek writing, this guide is recommended for public and academic library collections." --Lawrence Looks at Books, October 2004

— Lawrence Looks at Books

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Preface.
Introduction.
Abbreviations Used in the Entries.
Chronology.
List of Entries.
1: Accent Reform.
2: Achilleid; or Story of Achilles.
3: Acrostic.
4: Adamantiou, Adamantios (1875–1937).
5: Address.
6: Adjective.
7: Admonition.
8: Adynaton (Lat. Impossibile).
9: Aesop, Life of.
10: Agras, Tellos (1899–1944; Pseudonym of Evangelos Y. Ioannou).
11: Akritas, Loukís (1909–1965).
12: Akritic Songs; Akritic Cycle.
13: Akropolitis, Yeoryios (1217–1282).
14: Album.
15: Alexander Romance, The.
16: Alexandrou, Aris (1922–1978; Pseudonym of A. Vasiliadis).
17: Alexiou, Elli (1894–1986).
18: Alexiou, Galateia (1881–1962).
19: Ali Pasha (1741–1820).
20: Allatios, Leon (1588–1669).
21: Allegory.
22: Alliteration.
23: Almanac.
24: Alphabet of Love (Mid-Fifteenth Century).
25: Alphabets.
26: Amanés.
27: Ambelás, Timoleon (1850–1926).
28: Anacoluthon.
29: Anadiplosis.
30: Anagnorisi.
31: Anagnostaki, Loula (1940-).
32: Anagnostakis, Manolis (1925-).
33: Anaphonesis.
34: Anaphora.
35: Anastrophe.
36: Anceps.
37: Andartis.
38: Anghelaki-Rooke, Katerina(1939-).
39: Animal Stories.
40: Anninos, Babis (1852–1934).
41: Anonymous Greek (Refers to a Work of 1806).
42: Anthias, Tefkros (1904–1968; Pseudonym of Andreas Triantafyllos-Pavlos).
43: Anthology.
44: Antiphrasis.
45: Antistrophe.
46: Antithesis.
47: Antoniadis, Antonios (1836–1905).
48: Antonomasia.
49: Aodo.
50: Apokopos.
51: Apollonius of Tyre (c. Late Fourteenth Century).
52: Aposiopesis.
53: Apostolakis, Yannis (1886–1947).
54: Apostrophe.
55: Apotheosis.
56: Arian; Arianism.
57: Aristocracy.
58: Aristotle (384–322 B.C.).
59: Arkhaiofilia.
60: Arkhaiolatria.
61: Armatolí.
62: Arodafnousa (Fourteenth Century).
63: Arsis.
64: Art.
65: Asia Minor Disaster (September 1922).
66: Asmodaeos.
67: Asopios, Konstantinos (1785–1872).
68: Assizes of the Kings of Jerusalem and Cyprus.
69: Asterisk.
70: Astrology.
71: Athanasiadis, Tasos (1913-).
72: Athanasios of Constantia.
73: Athens.
74: Atticism.
75: Automatic Writing.
76: Avgeris, Markos (1884–1973; Pseudonym of Yeoryios Papadopoulos).
77: Axioti, Melpo (1905–1973).
78: Babbling.
79: Balkans; Balkan Wars.
80: Ballad.
81: Baras, Alexandros (1906–1990; Pseudonym of Menelaos Anagnastopoulos).
82: Barbarian.
83: Barberinós.
84: Barlaam and Josaphat.
85: Basic Library, The.
86: Basil.
87: Battle of Varna (Fifteenth Century).
88: Beakis, Aimilios (1884–1951).
89: Beauty.
90: Belisarius, The Tale of (Fifteenth Century).
91: Bentramos, Tzanes (Sixteenth Century).
92: Beratis, Yannis (1904–1968).
93: Bernadis, Argyros (1659–1720).
94: Bessarion, Ioannis (c. 1403–1472).
95: Bible.
96: Bibliography (as Literary Activity).
97: Bibliography of Modern Greek Literature.
98: Biography.
99: Bird Stories (C. Fourteenth Century).
100: Blinding.
101: Blue and White.
102: Book.
103: Book of Troy, The.
104: Bookshop.
105: Bouboulis, Antonis (Seventeenth Century).
106: Boumi-Pappá, Rita (1906–1984).
107: Bounialís, Marinos Tzanes (d. 1686).
108: Brailas, Armenis Petros (1812–1884).
109: Brave Young Woman.
110: Briennios, Nikiforos (c. 1062-1138).
111: Brigand Stories.
112: Byron, George Gordon Noel, Sixth Baron (1788-1824).
113: Byzantinology.
114: Byzantium, History of.
115: Byzantium, Literature of.
116: Caesura.
117: Café.
118: Calliope.
119: Canon.
120: Casia.
121: Catalexis.
122: Catalogue; Cataloguer.
123: Catechism.
124: Catholic; Catholicism.
125: Censorship.
126: Chalkokondylis, Dimitrios (1423-1511).
127: Chalkokondylis, Laonikos (1424/?1430-1490).
128: Charitopoulos, Dimitrios (Late Seventeenth Century/Early Eighteenth Century).
129: Chatzís, Dimitris (1913-1981).
130: Chiasmus.
131: Children; Family.
132: Children’s Literature.
133: Chortatsis, Yeoryios (fl. c. 1590).
134: Chourmouzis, Mikhail (1801-1882).
135: Chrestomathy.
136: Christ Byzantine literature.
137: Christian.
138: Christomanos, Konstantinos (1867-1911).
139: Christopoulos, Athanasios (1772-1847).
140: Christovasilis, Christos (1860?-1937).
141: Chronicle, History.
142: Chronicle of Anthimos.
143: Chronicle of Galaxidi.
144: Chronicle of Morea (Fourteenth Century).
145: Chronicles of Leontios Machairás and George Boustronis.
146: Chronicle of Serrai.
147: Chronicle of the Tocco Family of Cephalonia.
148: Chrysoloras, Manuel (c. 1350-1415).
149: Civil War.
150: Class Struggle.
151: Clio.
152: Collage.
153: Colonels’ Junta, The.
154: Comedy.
155: Communism; Communist Party.
156: Comnene, Anna (1083-c. 1148).
157: Competitions, Poetry; Prose.
158: Compound Adjective.
159: Conjunction; Relative Pronoun.
160: Constantinople.
161: Contraction.
162: Corinth.
163: Crete.
164: Criticism, Greek Literary.
165: Crusades.
166: Cyclades.
167: Cyprus.
168: Cyriacus of Ancona (di Pizzi-Colli; 1391-1452).
169: Dafni, Emilia (1887-1941).
170: Dalakoura, Veronika (1952- ).
171: Damodos, Vikentios (c. 1679-1750, Perhaps 1752).
172: Damveryis, Ioannis (1862-1938).
173: Dance; Dancing.
174: Dante Alighieri (1265-1321).
175: Dapontis, Konstantinos (1711/13/14?-1784; Also Known by Religious Name, Kaisarios).
176: Daraki, Zephy (1939-).
177: Dates.
178: Dating (Old Style or New Style).
179: David (Early Eighteenth Century).
180: Death.
181: Decapentasyllable.
182: Defeatist Poetry.
183: Dellaportas, Leonardos (1350–1419/1420).
184: Delta, Penelope (1872–1941).
185: Demotic Language.
186: Demotic Songs.
187: Dendrinos, Yeoryios (? -1938).
188: Dialect.
189: Dialogue.
190: Diaspora.