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Encyclopedia of Modern Greek Literature


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Encyclopedia of Modern Greek Literature
by Bruce Merry

Review
“Merry offers the first encyclopedia of modern Greek literature for English readers. Some 900 articles, many of substantial length, cover major and minor authors, literary works, events, terms, and topics....Recommended. Academic libraries supporting programs in classics, Byzantine, and modern Greek studies, and in comparative literature.”–Choice

“[T]his is a critical book on Modern Greek Literature suitable for every kind of library. Graduate students, faculty and even the general user with an interest in the subject will find this an invaluable encyclopedia.”–Reference Reviews

“An excellent launching point for exploring the range of modern Greek writing, this guide is recommended for public and academic library collections.”–Lawrence Look at Books

Product Description
Greece has an old and influential literary tradition. The lion's share of attention has been given to classical Greek literature, yet the nation continues to produce significant imaginative works. This reference provides more than 800 alphabetically arranged entries on important authors, texts, genres, themes, and topics in Greek literature from the Byzantine period to the present. Brief, readable entries provide basic information on the history and development of modern Greek literature and language. Each entry is thoroughly cross-referenced, and most conclude with a bibliography of further information resources. The encyclopedia also offers a useful chronology of modern Greek literature, a select bibliography of important general works, and a detailed subject index.

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