By Marinos Pourgouris

attractive with the paintings of Nobel Prize-winning poet Odysseus Elytis in the framework of foreign modernism, Marinos Pourgouris areas the poet's paintings within the context of different modernist and surrealist writers in Europe. whilst, Pourgouris places ahead a redefinition of eu Modernism that makes the Mediterranean, and Greece particularly, the discursive touch quarter and comprises ignored components resembling nationwide identification and geography. starting with an exam of Greek Modernism, Pourgouris's research areas Elytis in dialog with Albert Camus; analyzes the impression of Charles Baudelaire, Gaston Bachelard, and Sigmund Freud on Elytis's conception of analogies; lines the emblem of the solar in Elytis's poetry when it comes to the philosophies of Heraclitus and Plotinus; examines the effect of Le Corbusier on Elytis's conception of architectural poetics; and takes up the topic of Elytis's program of his thought of sun Metaphysics to poetic shape within the context of works via Freud, C. G. Jung, and Michel Foucault. proficient by means of large examine within the usa and Europe, Pourgouris's research makes a compelling contribution to the comparative research of Greek modernism, the Mediterranean, and the paintings of Odysseus Elytis.

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