Eros, Eros, Eros Selected and Last Poems

ISBN-10: 1556590830

ISBN-13: 9781556590832

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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: Copper Canyon Press
Publication date: 2/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 275
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Odysseus Elytis was born Odysseus Alepoudelis in the city of Heraklion, on the island of Crete, Greece on November 2, 1911. In 1935, he published his first poem in the magazine Nea Grammata (New Culture). His first volume of poetry, Prosanatolizmi (Orientations), was published in 1936. His other works include Sun the First, The Monogram, The Oxopetra Elegies, and Maria Nefeli. To Axion Esti (Worthy It Is) won the National Book Award for Poetry in 1960. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1979. He died on March 18, 1996.

A Paradise of One's Own: Odysseas Elytis
Sun the First
The Hyacinth Symphony
Famous Night
Ode to Picasso
Beauty and the Illiterate
Daughter the North Wind Was Bringing
Small Green Sea
Villa Natacha
The Monogram
The Presence
What Convinces
The Poets
Maria Nefele's Song
The Nefelegeretes
The Kite
The Forefathers' Paradise
Pax San Tropezana
Electra Bar
The Apocalypse
The Little Mariner: Spotlight a
Anoint the Ariston: i-vii
With Light and with Death: 1-7
What One Loves: The Travel Sack
The Little Mariner: Spotlight b
Anoint the Ariston: viii-xiv
With Light and with Death: 8-14
What One Loves: Aegeodrome
The Little Mariner: Spotlight c
Anoint the Ariston: xv-xxi
With Light and with Death: 15-21
What One Loves: The Snapshots
The Little Mariner: Spotlight d
Anoint the Ariston: xxii-xxviii
Selections from Open Papers
July's Word
As the Oyster So Its Pearl
If Not One Were
As If by Chance
In the School of Winds
Steps a la Tchaikovsky
Lumini and Sombri
Eternally Past or Way Beyond Winter
For Efessos
At the Corner of Puberty and Bud
For a Ville d'Avray
Toward Troy
In Ioulita's Blue
The Marble Table
As Endymion
Afterword: "Eros, Eros, Eros"
About the Author
About the Translator
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