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Penelopa w poezji nowogreckiej XX wieku
Penelope in Modern Greek 20th century Poetry

Author(s): Michał Bzinkowski
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Studies of Literature
Published by: Uniwersytet Adama Mickiewicza
Keywords: Modern Greek literature; Modern Greek poetry; reception of Antiquity; Penelope; Nikos Kazantzakis; Yiannis Ritsos; Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke; Kyriakos Charalambides; Pandelis Boukalas

Summary/Abstract: The author of the article presents Odysseus’ faithful wife, Penelope and her metamorphoses in 20th-century Greek poetry (N. Kazantzakis, Y. Ritsos, K. Anghelaki-Rooke, K. Charalambides, P. Boukalas). The analysisfocuses on the change in attitude to Penelope’s traditional image as well as the tendency of the poets to demythologizethis image.

  • Issue Year: XXV/2015
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 119-136
  • Page Count: 18
  • Language: Polish