Monthly Archives: September 2016

New Greek poetry after its crisis

Below is my review of two anthologies of new Greek poetry which appears in the Journal of Modern Greek Studies 34:2 (October 2016). It places in α broad context of literary configurations Crisis: Greek Poets on the Crisis (2014), edited … Continue reading

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Letters to a young pianist

My conversations with my best friends never stop. When we are not together, I often find myself engaged in imaginary discussions with them that involve my latest thoughts as well as many of our past discussions. I hear in my … Continue reading

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The absence of the Greek novel from world literature

The importance, popularity, and even existence of the Greek novel were discussed this past summer in a series of essays by several invited Greek contributors in the literary insert of the Athenian newspaper TO BHMA for six consecutive Sundays. The … Continue reading

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Civic friendship

Among recent studies of friendship, some (for example, those by A. C. Grayling, Gregory Jusdanis, and Alexander Nehamas) analyze it as a closed, self-referential relationship between two private individuals, while others as an open, civic-minded relationship between two free citizens. … Continue reading

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