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Passionate creativity: The Odyssey of Nikos Kazantzakis
Passionate creativity: The Odyssey of Nikos Kazantzakis

Author(s): Murali Sivaramakrishnan
Subject(s): Poetry, History of ideas, Greek Literature, 19th Century Philosophy, Existentialism
Published by: Addleton Academic Publishers
Keywords: Odysseus / Ulysses; Nietzsche; superman; Bergson; Buddha; being; becoming; quest for knowledge; existentialism; spiritual purification;

Summary/Abstract: The following is an exploration Kazantzakis’s masterpiece entitled The Odyssey: a modern sequel. In it one can find Kazantzakis’s philosophy at its best, as a challenge to surpass all ontological categories – a philosophy of eternal “beyonding.”

  • Issue Year: 2/2019
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 243-262
  • Page Count: 20
  • Language: English