GREEK LITERATURE

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Nikiforos Vrettakos, Poet, Academician, was born on January 1st 1912-1991. wrote several volumes of poems and several other books such as the study "Nikos Kazantzakis -His Anguish and His Work", the autobiographical "Odyni"and the oratorical, "Liturgy Bellow the Acropolis, received many national awards for poetry. He was proclaimed "The Saint of Greek poetry". He also received an Honorary Doctorate in literature from the University of Athens, and was nominated for the Nobel Prize for Poetry.

Nikiforos Vrettakos, Poet, Academician, was born on January 1st 1912-1991. wrote several volumes of poems and several other books such as the study "Nikos Kazantzakis -His Anguish and His Work", the autobiographical "Odyni"and the oratorical, "Liturgy Bellow the Acropolis, received many national awards for poetry. He was proclaimed "The Saint of Greek poetry". He also received an Honorary Doctorate in literature from the University of Athens, and was nominated for the Nobel Prize for Poetry.

Nanos Valaoritis (1921-) is a distinguished Greek writer. He has published poems, novels and playwrights. His correspondence with George Seferis "Allilographia 1945-1968" became a bestseller. He has lived in Greece, England, France and the US. He is considered the most important poet of the Hellenic diaspora since Konstantinos Kavafis.

Nanos Valaoritis (1921-) is a distinguished Greek writer. He has published poems, novels and playwrights. His correspondence with George Seferis "Allilographia 1945-1968" became a bestseller. He has lived in Greece, England, France and the US. He is considered the most important poet of the Hellenic diaspora since Konstantinos Kavafis.

Andreas Karkavitsas (1865-1922) was a Greek pose writer and one of the three representatives of ethography, along with George Viziinos and Alexandros Papadiamantis.  He expressed naturalism through his work. "Lygeri" (1896) was one of his best works.

Andreas Karkavitsas (1865-1922) was a Greek pose writer and one of the three representatives of ethography, along with George Viziinos and Alexandros Papadiamantis. He expressed naturalism through his work. "Lygeri" (1896) was one of his best works.

George Viziinos (1849-1896) was one of the finest Greek pose writers and poets and one of the most important representatives of Greek literature. One of his most significant collections is "Lyrika."

George Viziinos (1849-1896) was one of the finest Greek pose writers and poets and one of the most important representatives of Greek literature. One of his most significant collections is "Lyrika."

Alexandros Papadiamantis (1851-1911) was one of the most significant Greek litterateurs, the "top of the top," according to K. P. Kavafis. He focused his writing on short stories, with "The Elafroiskiotioi" (1892) being the most acclaimed one. In Skiathos his house has been turned into a museum.

Alexandros Papadiamantis (1851-1911) was one of the most significant Greek litterateurs, the "top of the top," according to K. P. Kavafis. He focused his writing on short stories, with "The Elafroiskiotioi" (1892) being the most acclaimed one. In Skiathos his house has been turned into a museum.

Penelope Delta (1874-1941) was a Greek writer, mainly writing novels for children. Born in Alexandria, Egypt, she was very passionate about Greece, where she left her last breath. She is best known for her novel "Paramythi horis onoma" (1910), "Trelantonis" (1932) and "Sta mystika tou valtou" (1937).

Penelope Delta (1874-1941) was a Greek writer, mainly writing novels for children. Born in Alexandria, Egypt, she was very passionate about Greece, where she left her last breath. She is best known for her novel "Paramythi horis onoma" (1910), "Trelantonis" (1932) and "Sta mystika tou valtou" (1937).

"The Letter of a Sick Man" by Nikos Kavvadias, sang by Dimitra Galani

"The Letter of a Sick Man" by Nikos Kavvadias, sang by Dimitra Galani

Nikos Kavvadias (1910-1975) was a famous Greek poet and writer. He drew inspiration from his travels around the world as a sailor. He is best known for "Fog" (1947) and "Traverso" (1975). Many of his poems have been turned into songs.

Nikos Kavvadias (1910-1975) was a famous Greek poet and writer. He drew inspiration from his travels around the world as a sailor. He is best known for "Fog" (1947) and "Traverso" (1975). Many of his poems have been turned into songs.

Maria Polydouri (1902-1930) was a poet of the Neoromantic school. Her poetry revolves around the axes of love and death, while there are vivid elements of the unattainable and the decay. "Apanta" is one of her best known collections.

Maria Polydouri (1902-1930) was a poet of the Neoromantic school. Her poetry revolves around the axes of love and death, while there are vivid elements of the unattainable and the decay. "Apanta" is one of her best known collections.

Nikos Eggonopoulos (1907-1985) was a poet,  painter and scenographer. He is one of the representatives of the '30s generation and a carrier of surrealism in Greece. One of his most important literary works was "Myhtology," which was also translated by David Connolly.

Nikos Eggonopoulos (1907-1985) was a poet, painter and scenographer. He is one of the representatives of the '30s generation and a carrier of surrealism in Greece. One of his most important literary works was "Myhtology," which was also translated by David Connolly.

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