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  Kostas Karyotakis - Phantis
Kostas Karyotakis (Greek:Κώστας Καρυωτάκης) (October 30, 1896, Tripoli, Greece - July 20, 1928, Preveza, Greece) was a Greek poet considered one of the most representative Greek poets of the 1920s and one of the first poets to write about modernism in Greece.
The majority of Karyotakis' contemporaries viewed him in a dim light; after his suicide, however, many began to hold the view that he was indeed a great poet.
In February 1928, Karyotakis was transferred to Patra and in June 1928 to Preveza.
wiki.phantis.com /index.php/Kostas_Karyotakis   (488 words)

 Kostas Karyotakis
Kostas Karyotakis (Greek: Κώστας Καρυωτάκης) (October 30, 1896, Tripoli, Greece – July 21, 1928, Preveza, Greece) was a Greek poet considered one of the most representative Greek poets of the 1920s and one of the first poets to write about modernism in Greece.
In February of 1919 he published his first collection of poetry: The Pain of Man and Things, which was largely ignored or badly criticized by the critics.
Kostas Karyotakis with his sister and nephew, 1927
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/NewLiteratur/KostasKaryotakis.html   (570 words)

 Kostas Karyotakis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His poetry conveys a great deal of nature imagery and traces of expressionism and surrealism.
Born in Tripoli, Greece, his father's occupation as a county engineer resulted in Karyotakis' changing homes frequently in his youth.
During his childhood he lived in many locations in Greece, including Argostoli, Lefkada, Larisa, Kalamata, Athens and Chania.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kostas_Karyotakis   (512 words)

 Modern Greek
After poet Kostas Karyotakis (1896-1928) committed suicide at the age of 32, Greek literature was never the same.
The formal precision, technical experimentation, and dark vision of his writings, combined with the deafening gunshot of his suicide, had enormous impact on succeeding generations of poets.
Karyotakis is the last major figure of the Greek modern canon not yet translated into English.
cms.lsa.umich.edu /modgreek/detail/0,2250,4716_article_49009,00.html   (440 words)

 Schott Music - Shop - - Mikis Theodorakis - The Metamorphoses Of Dionysus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
It centers around the suicide of the civil servant and poet Kostas Karyotakis, whose poems Theodorakis set for the opera.
The opera begins and ends with the suicide of the poet Kostas Karyotakis, whose poems are presented as arias in the opera, running through the entire work.
They are framed with texts by Theodorakis, producing a collage of verses of poetry and his own texts, of melodic and grotesque passages, that becomes the opera’s essential structuring feature: the contrast between the arias, the set “tragic” poems by Karyotakis, and the musical farces, the music to Theodorakis’s “sarcastic” texts.
www.schott-music.com /shop/show,226809,s.html   (276 words)

 Kostas Kariotakis, poet
Kostas Karyotakis is a Greek poet influenced by the 19th-century French Symbolist poets.
He born in Tripolis at 1896 and died in Preveza at 1928.
Karyotakis' two volumes of poetry show the influence of the New School of Poetry of Athens, founded in about 1880 by Kostis Palamas, which revolted against Katharevusa, the stilted and archaic official language of Greece, and against the emotionalism of the Romantics.
arcadia.ceid.upatras.gr /arkadia/engversion/culture/literature/kariot.htm   (146 words)

 [MGSA-L] U of Michigan poetry reading   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The C.P. Cavafy Professorship in Modern Greek and Shaman Drum bookstore present: Keith Taylor and Bill Reader Reading from the Poetry of Kostas Karyotakis Sunday, November 24, 3 p.m.
Karyotakis published three collections in his short lifetime before his death by suicide in 1928.
Bill Reader and Keith Taylor were granted a residency at the International Writers' and Translators' Centre of Rhodes this last summer for the translation into English of this work.
maillists.uci.edu /mailman/public/mgsa-l/2002-November/000898.html   (215 words)

The poetic climate of the decade 1920-1930 is characterized by a mood of diffuse defeatism.
Poets such as Mitsos Papanikolaou, Napoleon Lapathiotis, Maria Polidouri and principally Kostas Karyotakis expressed with their verse a state of a suffocating impasse.
It is characteristic that the poet who is considered to be more accurately epitomizing the tragedy of his generation, Kostas Karyotakis, crowned his work with a bullet; he killed himself at Preveza in 1928.
www2.fhw.gr /chronos/14/en/1923_1940/civilization/people/03.html   (410 words)

 Tripolis - Dilos Holiday World
In the centre of the town stands a neo classical building of 1910 that houses the theatre.
The house of the poet Kostas Karyotakis is also there and the archaeological museum both neo classical buildings.
It is worth to visit the town in many different times of the year like the carnival, or during Easter Sunday when the Municipality of the town organises a whole fist with the traditional lamb offered to everybody with local wine, escorted from traditional dances until late in the evening.
www.dilos.com /location/215   (230 words)

 :: Studio 52 on-line music store :: KARYOTAKIS KOSTAS ( COSTAS, KARYOTAKIS or KARIOTAKIS ) - Alphabetic Catalogue of ...
www.studio52.gr /english/KARYOTAKIS_KOSTAS.htm   (271 words)

 Kathryn Koromilas’ This Absurd Life » Poetry
The much anticipated translation of poems and prose of Greek poet of despair Kostas Karyotakis by Keith Taylor and William W. Reader has been published.
Taylor and Reader have been collaborating on this project for years and won the 2004 Keeley and Sherrard Award from Poetry Greece magazine for two translations.
How about: Kostas Karyotakis: The Eulogy of Escape by Spyros Vrettos.
www.kathrynkoromilas.com /category/poetry   (696 words)

 Stephanos Papadopoulos: A Portrait of the Artist
Selections have also been translated into Spanish by the Biblioteca National in Chile as well as Italian.
He has translated works of the Greek poet, Yiannis Ritsos, Anghelaki-Rooke, Kostas Karyotakis and Cavafy.
Lost Days, his first collection, is published by Michael Hulse with Leviathan Press in London and Rattapallax Press in New York.
www.athensguide.com /art/papadopoulos/about.html   (658 words)

"Kostas Karyotakis, Translations by Kostas Myrsiades." In An Anthology of Modern Greek Poetry.
by Kostas Myrsiades in Jerome Rothenberg and Pierre Joris, eds.
"Kostas Karyotakis," Encyclopedia of World Literature in the 20th Century, Vol.
www.wcupa.edu /_ACADEMICS/sch_cas.lit/MyrsiadesCV.htm   (4262 words)

 The Internet2 Arts & Humanities Initiative
Keith Taylor received a fellowship in poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts and a grant for fiction from ArtServe Michigan/The Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs.
In 2002 he was in residence at the International Writers' and Translators' Center of Rhodes, Greece to continue work on translation of the poetry of Kostas Karyotakis with his co-translator, William W. Reader.
Anne Waldman is the author of over 30 books of poetry including Fast Speaking Women (1996), Kill or Cure (1994), IOVIS, Books I and II (1993 and 1997), Marriage: A Sentence (2000) from Penguin Poets, and Vow to Poetry: Essays, Interviews and Manifestoes (2001).
arts.internet2.edu /poetry-reading.html   (1477 words)

 Recreations - Poetry
Kostas Karyotakis (translations: Peter J. King and Andrea Christofidou)
My contributions - some serious, some not - plus translations from Kavafis and Karyotakis.
Although he has his own poems here, the main attractions are the huge lists of poets' pages, poetry on the Web, etc.
users.ox.ac.uk /~worc0337/recreation/poetry.html   (523 words)

 Winners, Judges, Consultant, Photographer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
She writes poetry and prose, teaches English at Dexter High School, is active in both the national and local poetry slam scenes, and encourages those around her to follow their passions just as she tries to every day.
Keith Taylor will have two new books this year: Guilty at the Rapture, a collection of poems and stories has just been published, and Battered Guitars: The Poetry and Prose of Kostas Karyotakis, a book he translated with his friend William Reader will be out in the fall.
He has published a collection of very short stories, five chapbooks of poems, and two co-edited volumes.
ecurrent.com /fpc/2006/wjcp.shtml   (1039 words)

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