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Tales from a Greek Island - Alexandros Papadiamantis, Elizabeth Constantinides, Alexandros Papadiamantes
Tales from a Greek Island
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Set on the author's native Aegean island of Skiathos, these twelve stories capture the folkways of Greece. With acute observation of daily activities and loving descriptions of land and sea, Papadiamantis portrays the beauty and harshness of traditional island life. His prose captivates a reader... show more
Set on the author's native Aegean island of Skiathos, these twelve stories capture the folkways of Greece. With acute observation of daily activities and loving descriptions of land and sea, Papadiamantis portrays the beauty and harshness of traditional island life. His prose captivates a reader with its rich combination of realism and symbolism, sensuality and mysticism, insularity and universality. Written near the turn of the century, these works speak today in ways both remarkable and familiar.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780801848469 (0801848466)
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages no: 200
Edition language: English
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3.0 Tales from a Greek Island by Alexandros Papadiamantis
This collection of 12 short stories was written by an author apparently renowned in his native country of Greece, though not translated into English until long after the fact; Papadiamantis lived from 1851-1911, while this collection was published in 1994. The translation is fluid, but a side effect...
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