Yannis Ritsos

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Efstathiadis , Athens
Statementtranslated [from the Greek] by Nikos Stangos ; with an introduction by Peter Bien.
SeriesModern Greek poetry
ContributionsStangos, Nikos.
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Open LibraryOL13709246M

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Collected works of Greek poet Yannis Ritsos, translated by Manolis. "Yannis Ritsos," wrote Peter Levi in the Times Literary Supplement of the late Greek poet, "is the old-fashioned kind of great poet.

His output has been enormous, his life heroic and eventful, his voice is an embodiment of national courage, his mind is tirelessly active." At their best, Ritsos.

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Postings of poems by the Greek poet Yannis Ritsos in English translation. This blog, launched in to celebrate the th anniversary of the poet's birth, continues now after a two year break. All translations (and mistranslations) are by Scott King unless otherwise noted. This symbolic poem was written by Yiannis Ritsos and was set to music by one of the most significant Greek composers, Mikis Theodorakis.

It was the authentic expression of the Greeks’ hope and struggle against the Greek military junta of – Yannis Ritsos was born in Monemvassia (Greece), on May 1st, as cadet of a noble family of The French poet Louis Aragon once said that Ritsos was "the greatest poet of our age." Yannis Ritsos was born in Monemvassia (Greece), on May 1st, as cadet of /5.

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Yannis Ritsos – Poems [Paperback] [] (Author) Yannis Ritsos, Manolis on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The celebrated modern Greek poet Yannis Ritsos follows such distinguished predecessors as C. 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 :   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 andduring and just after the Greek Civil War, while a political prisoner first on the island of Limnos and then at the Brand: Steerforth Press.

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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.

Yannis Ritsos. Author of more than poetry collections, Greek poet Yannis Ritsos () is best known in English translation for Exile and Return and Repetitions, Testimonies, and Parentheses, translated by Edmund Keeley, and The Fourth Dimension, translated by.

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Yannis Ritsos was born in Monemvasia, Greece, on May 1, to a well-heeled family of land owners. He did his early schooling in the region and finished high school in Gythion, Monemvasia and after graduating inhe moved to Athens where he started working in typing and copying legal documents.

Books Go Search Today's Deals Vouchers AmazonBasics Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Gift Cards Customer Service Free Delivery Shopper Toolkit Sell. Books Advanced Search. In Secret: Versions of Yannis Ritsos (David Harsent) Diary of Exile (Edmund Keeley and Karen Emmerich, translators) Yannis Ritsos: Collected Essays and Translations (Peter Bien) Yannis Ritsos Poems: Selected Books (Manolis, translator) Twelve Poems About Cavafy (Paul Merchant, translator).

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,Parentheses,Pages:   Yannis Ritsos - Poems.

Selected Books – Volume II. By Manolis Aligizakis. When Yannis Ritsos’s 'Moonlight Sonata' was published in France in the famous surrealist poet Louis Aragon called Ritsos the best poet in the world.

Having read and studied the works of innumerable poets over the years, I have concluded that Aragon was right. Winner of Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation Winter Yannis Ritsos ( – ) is one of Greece’s finest and most celebrated poets, and was nine times nominated for a Nobel Prize.

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Louis Aragon called him ‘the greatest poet of our age’. He wrote in the face of ill-health, personal tragedy and the systematic persecution. Pperback 6/9 9 POETRY Ekstasis Editions & Libros Libertad $ YANNIS RITSOS-POEMS SELECTED BOOKS – VOLUME II Translated by MANOLIS ALIGIZAKIS Introduction by CHRYSSA NIKOLAKIS When Yannis Ritsos’s Moonlight Sonata was published in France in the famous surrealist poet Louis Aragon called Ritsos the .The fourth dimension: Selected poems of Yannis Ritsos by Ritsos, Giannes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Yannis Ritsos was an ardent nationalist who most notably fought with the Greek resistance during the Second World War.

His books, poetry, novels and plays, are suffused with communist ideals. When Ritsos received the Lenin Peace Prize inhe declared, "this prize is more important for me than the Nobel."5/5(5).