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Elytis

Odysseus, real name Odysseus Alepoudelis. 1912--96, Greek poet, author of the long poems Axion Est (1959) and Maria Nefeli (1978): Nobel prize for literature 1979
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In "The Garden Sees" Elytis mentions a Byzantine icon-painter, "a Panselinos who paints as though God does not exist / and proves exactly the opposite.
The death, in 1996, of the distinguished Modem Greek poet, Odysseus Elytis - who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1979 - seems to deserve rather more than fervent national commemoration, within his native Crete.
The men behind the poems which led Papadopoulos to create this anthology are Roberto Juarroz, Rene Char, Paul Celan, Octavio Paz, Pablo Neruda, Andreas Ebirikou, Odysseas Elytis, Cesare Pavese, R.
Greece has a thriving literary scene: poets George Seferis, Manolis Anagnostakis, and Odysseus Elytis (winner of the 1979 Nobel Prize in Literature) have carried Greece into the modern age.
Her collected translations of Odysseas Elytis, Eros, Eros, Eras, appeared in 1998.
Methodology of the project involves: comparative literature (work of Irish and Greek Nobelists: Heaney, Seferis, Elytis; and Derek Mahon); ecocriticism (landscapes, environmental concerns); translation studies (comparative analysis of translation projects launched by Mahon, Seferis and Elytis, who incorporated these ~transcriptions~ into their own literary output); postcolonial studies (status of language and culture in both countries historically and politically dominated by foreign powers); reception theory (fertile readings and misreadings of Greek literature by Irish poets).
Theodorakis wrote folk music to accompany the lyrics of award-winning poets such as Yiannis Ritsos, George Seferis (Nobel prize winner in 1963), Pablo Neruda (Nobel prize winner in 1971), and Odysseas Elytis -- who also won the Nobel in 1979.
OF THE STELLAR GENERATION of Greek poets who emerged in the 1930s, the three with the highest international visibility have been the two Nobel Prize-winners, George Seferis (1963) and Odysseus Elytis (1979), and Yannis Ritsos, who received the Lenin Prize in 1977.
I took heart in the counsel of the Greek poet Odysseas Elytis who suggests in Open Papers, his collection of prose writings newly translated by Olga Broumas and T Begley, that during World War II "An entire contemporary literature made the mistake of competing with events and succumbing to horror instead of balancing it, as it should have done.
This new universe is inspired by Ophelia in Shakespeare's Hamlet and from the poem Maria Nefeli by Odysseas Elytis.
In which is revealed / An irrefutable calling forth"--he is addressing here an acacia bush--retains its grip over a poetic imagination straining to peer through the visible into what Elytis termed, in his 1979 Nobel acceptance speech, the "metaphysical significance" of observable phenomena, Guillevic shows in Quotidiennes that frank reluctance, and no doubt incapacity, to credit, absolutely, the very instincts and emotional orientation that yet make his work compelling, lastingly memorable.