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George Seferis: Collected Poems, 1924-1955. Bilingual Edition

George Seferis: Collected Poems, 1924-1955. Bilingual Edition

GEORGE SEFERIS
EDMUND KEELEY
PHILIP SHERRARD
Copyright Date: 1976
Pages: 298
https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt7ztf16
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    George Seferis: Collected Poems, 1924-1955. Bilingual Edition
    Book Description:

    This new bilingual edition of George Seferis: Collected Poems both supplements and revises the two earlier editions published in 1967 and 1969. It presents for the first time the complete Notes for a 'Week,' " Three Secret Poems, and three later poems that were not collected by the poet himself but whose English translation he authorized during his lifetime.

    Originally published in 1982.

    ThePrinceton Legacy Libraryuses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

    eISBN: 978-1-4008-5688-6
    Subjects: Language & Literature

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-iv)
  2. PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION
    (pp. v-vi)
    E. K. and P. S.
  3. FOREWORD
    (pp. vii-xvii)
    E. K. and P. S.

    THE poetry of George Seferis, whatever relation it may have to the literature of other countries, stems first of all from a tradition that is eminently Greek. This means that it not only shares in the modern revival which has produced, during the last hundred and fifty years or so, such distinguished Greek poets as Solomos, Kalvos, Palamas, Sikelianos, and Cavafy; it also proceeds, like most of the poetry that belongs to this revival, from earlier sources. One of these is the long tradition of Greek ballads and folk songs. Both the spirit of Greek folk literature and its dominant...

  4. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
    (pp. xviii-xviii)
  5. Table of Contents
    (pp. xix-xxiii)
  6. MYTHI STOREMA

    • 1. THE ANGEL
      (pp. 3-3)
    • 2. STILL ANOTHER WELL
      (pp. 5-65)
    • 3. I WOKE WITH THIS MARBLE HEAD
      (pp. 7-7)
    • 4. AND IF THE SOUL
      (pp. 9-11)
    • 5. WE DIDN’T KNOW THEM
      (pp. 13-13)
    • 6. THE GARDEN WITH ITS FOUNTAINS
      (pp. 15-15)
    • 7. WESTWARD THE SEA MERGES
      (pp. 17-19)
    • 8. WHAT ARE THEY AFTER, OUR SOULS
      (pp. 21-23)
    • 9. THE HARBOR IS OLD
      (pp. 25-25)
    • 10. OUR COUNTRY IS CLOSED IN
      (pp. 27-27)
    • 11. SOMETIMES YOUR BLOOD FROZE
      (pp. 29-29)
    • 12. THREE ROCKS
      (pp. 31-31)
    • 13. DOLPHINS BANNERS AND THE SOUND OF CANNONS
      (pp. 33-33)
    • 14. THREE RED PIGEONS
      (pp. 35-35)
    • 15. SLEEP WRAPPED YOU IN GREEN LEAVES
      (pp. 37-39)
    • 16. ON THE TRACK
      (pp. 41-43)
    • 17. NOW THAT YOU ARE LEAVING
      (pp. 45-45)
    • 18. I AM SORRY FOR HAVING LET A BROAD RIVER PASS
      (pp. 47-47)
    • 19. EVEN IF THE WIND BLOWS
      (pp. 49-49)
    • 20. IN MY BREAST THE WOUND
      (pp. 51-51)
    • 21. WE WHO SET OUT
      (pp. 53-53)
    • 22. SO VERY MUCH HAVING PASSED
      (pp. 55-55)
    • 23. A LITTLE FARTHER
      (pp. 57-57)
    • 24. HERE END THE WORKS
      (pp. 59-59)
  7. GYMNOP AIDIA

  8. BOOK OF EXERCISES

  9. LOGBOOK I

  10. LOGBOOK II

  11. “THRUSH”

  12. LOGBOOK III

  13. THREE SECRET POEMS

  14. FROM BOOK OF EXERCISES II

  15. RHYMED POEMS (1924-1953)
    (pp. 447-530)
  16. BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE
    (pp. 531-536)
  17. NOTES
    (pp. 537-548)
  18. BIOGRAPHICAL DATA
    (pp. 549-550)