Greek Writers in English – Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke

A talk by Dr Liana Giannakopoulou (University of Cambridge) on the life and work of the famous Greek poet Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke. This online lecture is a collaboration of The Hellenic Centre and the Society for Modern Greek Studies.

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📙 Readings from: The Scattered Papers of Penelope – by Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke, Karen Van Dyck (Editor), published by ANVIL PRESS POETRY (July 15, 2008).
📙 Iphigenia’s refusal – from Ποιήµατα 1963-1977 (Poems 1963-1977) – by Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke , Translated by Sarah Ekdawi

Dr Liana Giannakopoulou

Currently Dr Liana Giannakopoulou teaches Modern Greek Literature in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages of the University of Cambridge.

She is the author of “The Power of Pygmalion. Ancient Greek Sculpture in Modern Greek Poetry” in which she explores how poets shape their artistic identity in relation to ancient Greek sculpture. Her discussion unfolds in a comparative context including German Romanticism, the work of Rodin, Victorian reception of Greek antiquity, the ruin motif, the sensual and sexual dimension of sculpture, and issues of national identity and tradition.

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Society for Modern Greek Studies

The Society exists to promote teaching and research in Modern Greek Studies throughout the United Kingdom.

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