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    Peter Bien
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Items related to Yannis Ritsos: Collected Studies & Translations. Peter Bien Yannis Ritsos: Collected Studies & Translations. ISBN 13: 9781890193447. Yannis Ritsos: Collected Studies & Translations. He has translated three of Kazantzakis's major novels, The Last Temptation of Christ; Saint Francis, and Report to Greco, and Myrivilis's Life in the Tomb.

Yannis Ritsos: Selected Poems 1938-1988 (New American Translations). Peter Green is Professor of Classics at the University of Texas in Austin. Series: Princeton Modern Greek Studies. The author of numerous scholarly works, he has also written several volumes of historical fiction, including The Laughter of Aphrodite (Murray/World; paperback forthcoming from University of California Press). Beverly Bardsley, a free-lance translator, lives in Austin. Paperback: 348 pages.

Yannis Ritsos," wrote Peter Levi in the Times Literary Supplement of the late Greek poet, "is the old-fashioned kind of great poet. His output has been enormous, his life heroic and eventful, his voice is an embodiment of national courage, his mind is tirelessly active. At their best, Ritsos' poems, "in their directness and with their sense of anguish, are moving, and testify to the courage of at least one human soul in conditions which few of us have faced or would have triumphed over had we faced them," as Philip Sherrard noted in the Washington Post Book World.

2011--Yannis Ritsos: Collected Essays and Translations (Peter Bien). 2010--Yannis Ritsos Poems: Selected Books (Manolis, translator). 1993--The Fourth Dimension (Peter Green & Beverly Bardsley, translators). 2010--Twelve Poems About Cavafy (Paul Merchant, translator). 2009--Stones (Scott King, translator). 2009--Shadows of Birds (Scott King, translator). 2007--Monochords (Paul Merchant, translator). 1991--Repetitions Testimonies Parentheses (Edmund Keeley, translator).

Perhaps Greece's most important poet, Yannis Ritsos follows such eminent predecessors as Cavafy, Sikelianos, and Seferis in the dramatic and symbolic expression of a tragic sense of life.

Yiannis Ritsos (Greek: Γιάννης Ρίτσος; 1 May 1909 – 11 November 1990) was a Greek poet and left-wing activist and an active member of the Greek Resistance during World War II. Born to a well-to-do landowning family in Monemvasia, Ritsos suffered grea. Born to a well-to-do landowning family in Monemvasia, Ritsos suffered great losses as a child. The early deaths of his mother and eldest brother from tuberculosis, his father's struggles with a mental disease, and the economic ruin of his family marked Ritsos and affected his poetry.

Together, let's build an Open Library for the World. Showing all works by author. Would you like to see only ebooks? The Wavering Scales. April 30, 2008 History. Yannis Ritsos; Peter Bien (Introduction); Martin McKinsey (Translator); Scott King (Translator).

Peter Bien has devoted his academic life to the study of the writers of modern Greece, translating and . Most recently, he is the author of YANNIS RITSOS: COLLECTED STUDIES & TRANSLATIONS (Red Dragonfly Press, 2011).

He has translated three of Kazantzakis's major novels, The Last Temptation of Christ; Saint Francis, and Report to Greco, and Myrivilis's Life in the Tomb. Rassias is the William R. Kenan Professor and chair of the Department of French and Italian at Dartmouth College, and the president of the Rassias.

Yannis Ritsos: Selected Poems . Trattslated by Nikos Stattgos with a11 ltttroductiott by Peter Bien. Penguin Books Ltd, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England Penguin Books In. 7II0 Ambassador Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21207, . Penguin Books Australia Ltd, Ringwood, Victoria, Australia Penguin Books Canada Ltd, 41 Steelcase Road West, Markham, Ontario, Canada Penguin Books (. Ltd, 182-190 Wairau Road, Auckland 10, New Zealand. First published 1974.

Yannis Ritsos was, without question, one of the most important poets of the twentieth century. This collection of essays by Peter Bien is the first book of literary criticism in English devoted entirely to the work of Yannis Ritsos. A fine and substantial introduction to this great modern Greek poet.