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Greece: Biography of a Modern Nation
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Greece: Biography of a Modern Nation

Roderick Beaton

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Digenes Akrites: New Approaches to Byzantine Heroic Poetry
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Digenes Akrites: New Approaches to Byzantine Heroic Poetry

Roderick Beaton, David Ricks

This work on Byzantine heroic poetry offers material on Digenes Akrites and the classical revival in the 12th century; the Grottaferrata version of Akrites ; Armenians in Byzantine epic poetry; the Akritic hero and its...

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From Byzantium to Modern Greece: Medieval Texts and their Modern Reception
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From Byzantium to Modern Greece: Medieval Texts and their Modern Reception

Roderick Beaton

Includes papers which explore the relation between literary texts and collective consciousness, scrutinizing the evidence of the texts themselves in their late- or post-Byzantine context, and assessing how their reception both...

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Folk Poetry of Modern Greece
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Folk Poetry of Modern Greece

Roderick Beaton

Covering 500 years of history and an area stretching from Corsica to Cyprus and north into the Balkans, this is an exploration of a single cultural tradition of folk poetry and songs composed and handed down by word of mouth by...

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The Medieval Greek Romance
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The Medieval Greek Romance

Roderick Beaton

An essential introductory account of Greek fiction during the period 1071-1453. The argument is illustrated by lucid plot summaries and extensive quotations (with literal English renderings.) Now revised and expanded with an essay...

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George Seferis
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George Seferis

Roderick Beaton

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Byron: The Poetry of Politics and the Politics of Poetry
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Byron: The Poetry of Politics and the Politics of Poetry

Roderick Beaton, Christine Kenyon Jones

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George Seferis: Waiting for the Angel, A Biography
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George Seferis: Waiting for the Angel, A Biography

Roderick Beaton

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The Making of Modern Greece: Nationalism, Romanticism, and the Uses of the Past (1797-1896)
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The Making of Modern Greece: Nationalism, Romanticism, and the Uses of the Past (1797-1896)

David Ricks, Roderick Beaton, Professor Michael Trapp

Aims to situate the Greek experience within the context of historical thinking about nations and nationalism in the modern world. This book spans the period from 1797, when Rigas Velestinlis published a constitution for an...

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Digenes Akrites: New Approaches to Byzantine Heroic Poetry
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Digenes Akrites: New Approaches to Byzantine Heroic Poetry

Roderick Beaton, David Ricks, Professor Michael Trapp

This work on Byzantine heroic poetry offers material on Digenes Akrites and the classical revival in the 12th century; the Grottaferrata version of Akrites ; Armenians in Byzantine epic poetry; the Akritic hero and its...

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The Medieval Greek Romance
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The Medieval Greek Romance

Roderick Beaton

An essential introductory account of Greek fiction during the period 1071-1453. The argument is illustrated by lucid plot summaries and extensive quotations (with literal English renderings.) Now revised and expanded with an essay...

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Byron's War: Romantic Rebellion, Greek Revolution
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Byron’s War: Romantic Rebellion, Greek Revolution

Roderick Beaton (King's College London)

The story of Lord Byron's involvement with Greece and the Greek War of Independence has often been told, but this study, by a leading scholar, throws new light on the impact of Greece on British Romanticism, on Byron's...

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Byron's War: Romantic Rebellion, Greek Revolution
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Byron’s War: Romantic Rebellion, Greek Revolution

Roderick Beaton (King's College London)

The story of Lord Byron's involvement with Greece and the Greek War of Independence has often been told, but this study, by a leading scholar, throws new light on the impact of Greece on British Romanticism, on Byron's...

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Ariadne's Children
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Ariadne’s Children

Roderick Beaton (King's College London)

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Music, Language and Identity in Greece: Defining a National Art Music in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
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Music, Language and Identity in Greece: Defining a National Art Music in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Polina Tambakaki, Panos Vlagopoulos, Katerina Levidou, Roderick Beaton

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Perfect Order: Selected Poems 1974-2010
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Perfect Order: Selected Poems 1974-2010

Nasos Vayenas, Richard Berengarten, Paschalis Nikolaou, Roderick Beaton, John Chioles

A selection of Nasos Vayenas' poems that spans thirty-six years from 1974 to 2010. It covers every phase of his long and varied writing career - from the first registrations of his poetic voice, then as a leading member of the...

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The Novel in the Ancient World
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The Novel in the Ancient World

Gareth Schmeling, Graham Anderson, Roderick Beaton, Alain Billault, Angus M. Bowie

This is the second publication in E.J. Brill's handbook series The Classical Tradition. The subject of this volume is that group of works of extended prose narrative fiction which bears many similarities to the modern novel and...

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El Greco - The Cretan Years
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El Greco - The Cretan Years

Nikolaos M. Panagiotakes, John C. Davis, Roderick Beaton, Professor Michael Trapp

Presents an account of El Greco's life up to the time he left Crete for Italy in 1567 at the age of twenty-six. This title provides an assessment of earlier research on Crete of the 16th century then goes on to present conclusions...

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An Introduction to Modern Greek Literature
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An Introduction to Modern Greek Literature

Roderick Beaton (Koraes Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language, and Literature, and Head of the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, King's College, London)

This is a fully revised edition of Roger Beaton's 1994 introduction to the poetry and fiction published in Greece since national independence in 1821. It is the first full-length study to be devoted to the literature of this...

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