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Beyond the Broken Statues: Modern Greek Short Stories
The Modern Greek Literature Library

Translated by: Kostis, Nicholas

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Format: Softcover (285 Pages)     
Language: English       


The primary aim of this anthology is to present in English translation and chronologically arranged representative authors who illustrate the development of this genre in Greece from the beginning of the mid-1800s to 1950. Since literature is also the product of an individual country with its own political and cultural history, it is only natural that the short story in Greece possessed its own distinct characteristics. The stories chosen for this volume, therefore, bring to the reader a greater understanding both of the Greek temperament and of its special contribution to consciousness and literature.

The following short stories are included:
Psychology of a Husband from Syra by Emmanuel Roidis
My mother’s Sin by George Vizyinos
Dream on the Wave by Alexandros Papadiamantis
How the Village Became Greek by Ioannis Kondilakis
In Broad Daylight by C.P. Cavafy
The Prince by Andreas Karkavitsas
The Madman With the Red Lilies by Gregorios Xenopoulos
The Little Hunchback by Stratis Myrivilis
Mycenae by Elias Venezis
The Boss by M. Karagatsis
Blackout by Stratis Tsirkas
Margarita Perdikari by Demetris Hatzis
Comparisons by George Kitsopoulos
The Hand by Galatia Saranti
The Teacher by George Ioannou
Small Change by Costas Taktsis
The End of the Matter by Marios Hakkas
Rosa Eskenazi by Dinos Christianopoulos
The Bath by Menis Koumantareas
The Shoes by Nikos Houliaras
In the Depths of the House by George Maniotis


ISBN : 9781932455120 (2006)
Dimensions: 140x210 mm



 
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