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Hellenic Studies: Modern Greek Literature

Below are some useful publications about Modern Greek Literature and its history.

  • Beaton, Roderick. An Introduction to Modern Greek Literature. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1999 (2nd ed. exp. and rev.). 
    • Call number: Bobst PA5225.B43 1999
  • Dimaras, C. Th. A History of Modern Greek Literature. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1972.
    • Call number: Bobst PA5210.D513
  • Kolias, Helen Dendrinou. Readings in Modern Greek Literature. New Rochelle, NY: Aristide D. Caratzas, 2000.
    • Call number: Bobst PA5271 .K64 2000
  • Philippides, Dia Mary L. Census of Modern Greek Literature: Checklist of English-Language Sources Useful to the Study of Modern Greek Literature (1824-1987). New Haven, CT: Modern Greek Studies Association, 1990.
    • Call number: Bobst REF1 Z2294.C8 P46 1990
      • Includes lists of bibliographical sources, journals, anthologies (prose and poetry), essays (collective works and works by individual authors), works on Greek literary history, and authors and their works.
  • Polites, Linos. History of Modern Greek Literature. Athens: Morphotiko Hidryma Ethnikes Trapezes, 1998.
    • Call number: Bobst PA5210.P619 1998

The Poets (1919), a painting by Georgios Roilos of members of the Parnassos Literary Society, the oldest literary society in Mainland Greece.