Hurt Into Poetry: On Poetry and Greece
Odysseas Elytis (1911-1996) is the third poet in the post-war “triumvirate” who managed to evoke a “Greek voice” internationally. He and Seferis both received Nobel Prizes, but Elytis approached his work through the influence of the French Surrealist.
Work by Painter who Defined 20th Century Greek Art for Sale at Bonhams
He was described by the Nobel Prize poet Odysseas Elytis as being simultaneously a revolutionary and a classical artist. He drew much inspiration from the working class youth of his home town and the Greek sailors and soldiers he encountered during his ...