odysseus elytis ⌘the writer of the sun and the poet of the sea. Greece.
Από πάνω: Γιάννης Ρίτσος, Οδυσσέας Ελύτης, Μίκης Θεοδωράκης, Μάνος Κατράκης From top: Giannis Ritsos, Odysseas Elytis, Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Katrakis
Ο Μίκης Θεοδωράκης, ο Μάνος Χατζιδάκις και -στη μέση- ο μαέστρος Ανδρέας Παρίδης στη Ρώμη το 1954
Odysseus Elytis,Nobel Prize in Literature 1979.Translations of his poetry have been published as autonomous books, in anthologies or in periodicals in eleven languages..Unlike others,he didn't turn back to Ancient Greece or Byzantium but devoted himself to today's Hellenism,of which he attempted to build up the mythology institutions.His main endeavour was to rid his people's conscience from remorses unjustifiable to complement natural elements through ethical powers.
Greece - Painting Nikolaos Ghyzis 1945
Dido Sotiriou (1909-2004)was a Greek novelist and playwright.She was raised in Athens completing her studies in the French Institute and later attending the Sorbonne. In 1936 she began her career as a journalist. She fought against the dictatorship of Metaxas and later , she joined the Communist Party and worked for an underground anti-fascist newspaper.She published The Dead Await, Bloody Earth and many others.She was among the founders of the Association for the Turkish-Greek Friendship
Νίκος Καζαντζάκης και Άγγελος Σικελιανός, 10 Οκτωβρίου 1921.
M.Karagatsis To χαμένο νησί ....Και δεν ξέρω πως, - ήταν η ώρα στοχαστική, κ’ η μοναξιά, κ’ ο τόπος, - έφυγε κ’ η ψυχή μου, πισωδρόμησε στα υγρά και στεγνά μονοπάτια της περασμένης μου ζωής, γύμνωσε τον εαυτό μου, και τον έκρινε και στοχάστηκε.
Alki Zei is a Greek novelist and children's author.She studied Philosophy, in the Drama School of the Athens and in the Moscow Cinema Institute. From 1954 to 1964 she lived in the Soviet Union as a political refugee.In 1964 she returned to Greece, but they all left again in 1967 staying in Paris and returning only after the dictatorship fell.She wrote a series of books for children, and in 1987 her first novel for adults, Achilles Fiancee Her books are translated into numerous languages