The Karagiozis heroic performance in Greek shadow theater

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University Press of New England, 1988 - Foreign Language Study - 248 pages
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Contents

THE HERO KATSANDONIS
45
THE SEVEN BEASTS
137
The Characters
177
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About the author (1988)

Myrsiades is Asso. Professor of English at West Chester University

Kostas Myrsiades is Professor of Comparative Literature and English at West Chester University in Pennsylvania. He is a distinguished translator and neo-hellenist and the first American to receive the Gold Medallion for his translations from the Hellenic Society of Translators of Literature. His work in Greek letters is not only demonstrated in his 18 published books and numerous articles on modern and ancient Greek literature but also in the many invited lectures he has delivered for such groups as the Jane Globus Seminar Series Lecture at Baruch College, the Elytis Chair Lecture Series of Poetry and Neohellenic Studies at Rutgers, and the Embassy of Greece/National Library of Canada Lecture at Ottawa. He is the editor of College Literature, a quarterly of literary criticism, theory, and pedagogy, which has been the recipient of six awards from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals, including the Phoenix Award for distinguished editorial achievement.

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