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The Cultural Geographies of (Un)Greekness

Vangelis Calotychos

Vangelis Calotychos is Acting Director, Hellenic Studies, Department of Classics, Columbia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern Greece : A Cultural Poetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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... of the linguistic medium.See Calotychos (1992: 50). Mackridge (1997b: 119) echoes this reading of Elytis’s ‘unmodernist’ outlook on language and his rejection of cosmopolitan, Karyotakian urbanism. Elytis observes: ‘On the cheeks of a girl...

Epilogue

Vangelis Calotychos

Vangelis Calotychos is Acting Director, Hellenic Studies, Department of Classics, Columbia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern Greece : A Cultural Poetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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...A poem can not bring about revolution. Nor can a cultural poetics despite the fact that the word ‘poetics’ is derived from the verb to ‘act.’ Both can not transform the objective realities of economic, social, and political relations...

Poetry and Politics in the Post-war

Vangelis Calotychos

Vangelis Calotychos is Acting Director, Hellenic Studies, Department of Classics, Columbia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern Greece : A Cultural Poetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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... admonishments of ideological or political criticism.I have undertaken elsewhere a detailed analysis of the relation between the critical work of Eliot and Seferis (see Calotychos 1990). Not without reason, then, van Dyck has labeled this voice...

Introduction

Vangelis Calotychos

Vangelis Calotychos is Acting Director, Hellenic Studies, Department of Classics, Columbia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern Greece : A Cultural Poetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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...We are so unwise that we wander about in times that do not belong to us, and do not think of the only one that does; so vain that we dream of times that are not and blindly flee the only one that is. The fact is that the present usually...

Love and Sex

Vangelis Calotychos

Vangelis Calotychos is Acting Director, Hellenic Studies, Department of Classics, Columbia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern Greece : A Cultural Poetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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...Για την Ελλάδα ρε γαμώτο! For fucking Greece!‘For Greece, for fuck’s sake,’ would also be appropriate.‘For Greece, for fuck’s sake,’ would also be appropriate. Modern Philhellenism Hellenism and philhellenism are often confused...

Ab-sense

Vangelis Calotychos

Vangelis Calotychos is Acting Director, Hellenic Studies, Department of Classics, Columbia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern Greece : A Cultural Poetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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... I have discussed the implications of this essay in an article on the politics of George Seferis’s criticism (Calotychos 1990). Undoubtedly, Western Hellenism contributed greatly to the Greeks winning their independence. It would seem a mark...

Global Readings

Vangelis Calotychos

Vangelis Calotychos is Acting Director, Hellenic Studies, Department of Classics, Columbia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern Greece : A Cultural Poetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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.... . . and the Turk remained a Turk to the last.It is with this emphatic quote that the late-nineteenth-century writer Georgios Vizyenos’s ends his short story ‘Moscov-Selim.’ Like his five other gem-like tales,Vizyenos’s six tales have seen...

Rupture and Crisis

Vangelis Calotychos

Vangelis Calotychos is Acting Director, Hellenic Studies, Department of Classics, Columbia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...the debate on such questions as the theoretical criteria of nationhood became passionate, because any particular answer was now believed to imply a particular form of political strategy, struggle and programme. This was a matter not only...

Derivation

Vangelis Calotychos

Vangelis Calotychos is Acting Director, Hellenic Studies, Department of Classics, Columbia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern Greece : A Cultural Poetics

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...A Greek will never say anything he hasn’t already said a thousand times.‘A striking characteristic of political and cultural practices in the Greek social formation,’ wrote the sociologist Nikos Mouzelis in the late 1970s, ‘is the extent...

Centralization

Vangelis Calotychos

Vangelis Calotychos is Acting Director, Hellenic Studies, Department of Classics, Columbia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern Greece : A Cultural Poetics

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...A Greek scholar, who upon meeting the renowned klepht Nikotsaras around 1800 addressed him by the name Achilles, was met with the reply: ‘What rubbish are you talking about? Who is this Achilles? Did he by any chance shoot down a lot...