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Yannis Ritsos (1909–1990)

Autor(a) de Selected Poems 1938-1988

169+ Works 666 Membros 7 Reviews 4 Favorited

About the Author

Ritsos, imprisoned by the Greek dictatorship, has repeatedly suffered from his strong revolutionary sentiments: "Haunted by death, driven at times to the edge of madness and suicide, Ritsos throughout his life has been upheld by his obstinate faith in poetry as redemption, and in the revolutionary mostrar mais ideal" (Friar, Modern Greek Poetry). Initially a follower of the demotic tradition, Ritsos went through a phase of militant, doctrinaire poetry. Eventually, however, his work became free of anger and recrimination. In long poems, such as Romiosyne (1947), he writes compassionately, celebrating life in an unadorned style. He has produced dozens of volumes of poems, drama, and translations. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Obras de Yannis Ritsos

Selected Poems 1938-1988 (1989) 55 cópias
Diaries of Exile (2013) 45 cópias, 3 resenhas
The Fourth Dimension (1977) 39 cópias
Yannis Ritsos (1991) 32 cópias
Selected Poems (1974) 27 cópias
The moonlight sonata (1975) 20 cópias
Ritsos in Parentheses (1979) 19 cópias, 1 resenha
Ρωμιοσύνη (1991) 17 cópias
Ποιήματα 15 cópias
Gestures and Other (1971) 14 cópias
Ρωμιοσύνη (1984) 12 cópias
La signora delle vigne (1980) 11 cópias, 1 resenha
Epitaphios (2003) 11 cópias
Monochords (1998) 11 cópias
Erotica (1982) 7 cópias
Sueño de un mediodía de verano (1986) 6 cópias, 1 resenha
Fedra (2007) 6 cópias
Poems: Selected Books (2010) 6 cópias
Twelve poems about Cavafy (2010) 5 cópias
Subterranean Horses (1980) 5 cópias
Agamenón (2018) 4 cópias
Oreste (2015) 4 cópias
Il funambolo e la luna (1984) 4 cópias
Sürgün Günlükleri (2021) 4 cópias
Scripture of the Blind (1979) 4 cópias
Le vecchie e il mare (2009) 4 cópias, 1 resenha
Quarta dimensione (2013) 3 cópias
Poesie : Gesti (1971) 3 cópias
Gang en trap (1980) 3 cópias
Els Àtrides. (2014) 3 cópias
Gedichte (1991) 3 cópias
Ἡ Ἑλένη 2 cópias
Molto tardi nella notte (2020) 2 cópias
Antologia 2 cópias
Chronicle of Exile (1977) 2 cópias
Ismene (2012) 2 cópias
Quarta dimensió (2024) 2 cópias
Helena (2022) 2 cópias
The Wavering Scales (2006) 2 cópias
Crisótemis (Acantilado) (2011) 2 cópias
CASA MUERTA, LA (2009) 2 cópias
Ayax (2008) 2 cópias
3 X 111 Tristichs (1990) 2 cópias
Diários do Exílio (2022) 2 cópias
Πέτρινος χρόνος (2004) 1 exemplar(es)
Μαρτυρίες 1 exemplar(es)
Τα ερωτικά 1 exemplar(es)
Επινίκια 1 exemplar(es)
Επιτομή 1 exemplar(es)
Meletemata 1 exemplar(es)
Αγρύπνια 1 exemplar(es)
Astro mattutino 1 exemplar(es)
Quattro poemetti 1 exemplar(es)
Χρυσόθεμις 1 exemplar(es)
Δοκιμασία 1 exemplar(es)
Πυραμίδες 1 exemplar(es)
Τρακτέρ 1 exemplar(es)
Ölü Ev 1 exemplar(es)
Umarsız Penelope 1 exemplar(es)
Ritsos 1 exemplar(es)
Helena ve Nöbetçi 1 exemplar(es)
Epitaffio a Makronissos 1 exemplar(es)
Lotteria: 1977 1 exemplar(es)
Prima dell'uomo 1 exemplar(es)
Trojan women. -- 1 exemplar(es)
Il loggione (2018) 1 exemplar(es)
Persefone 1 exemplar(es)
Χάρτινα 1 exemplar(es)
Laat me met je meegaan 1 exemplar(es)
Dikt i utvalg (1972) 1 exemplar(es)
El Muro en el Espejo 1 exemplar(es)
Quelles choses etranges : roman ? (1987) 1 exemplar(es)
Antología : 1936-1971 1 exemplar(es)
ta erotika / τα ερωτικά (1999) 1 exemplar(es)
Η Ελένη 1 exemplar(es)
Ikonenwand anonymer Heiliger III (1989) 1 exemplar(es)
Erotika : Gedichte. (1983) 1 exemplar(es)
Erotika 1 exemplar(es)
Jannis Ritsos [Gedichte] 1 exemplar(es)
Yannis Ritsos:Selected Poems (1981) 1 exemplar(es)
Então? 1 exemplar(es)
Balcon (2017) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry (2003) — Contribuinte — 778 cópias, 10 resenhas
World Poetry: An Anthology of Verse from Antiquity to Our Time (1998) — Contribuinte — 452 cópias, 1 resenha
180 More: Extraordinary Poems for Every Day (2005) — Contribuinte — 366 cópias, 9 resenhas
Against Forgetting: Twentieth-Century Poetry of Witness (1993) — Contribuinte — 338 cópias, 2 resenhas
The Vintage Book of Contemporary World Poetry (1996) — Contribuinte — 313 cópias
Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths (1684) — Contribuinte — 69 cópias, 2 resenhas
For Neruda, For Chile: An International Anthology (1975) — Contribuinte — 23 cópias
De dag dat je brief kwam Amnesty International poëziebundel (1988) — Contribuinte — 18 cópias
Antaeus No. 15, Autumn 1974 - Special Translation Issue (1974) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome de batismo
Ρίτσος, Γιάννης
Data de nascimento
1909-05-10
Data de falecimento
1990-11-11
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
Greece
Local de nascimento
Monemvasia, Greece
Local de falecimento
Athens, Greece
Educação
Athens Law School
Ocupação
poet
playwright
essayist
Organizações
Greek Communist Party
Premiações
Lenin Peace Prize (1975)

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Esta resenha foi escrita no âmbito dos Primeiros Resenhistas do LibraryThing.
I think a taste of the book tells you all you have to know about this wonderful poet, who wrote these poems while living in harrowing conditions in several prisoner and work camps during the Greek Civil War.

This poem is one of the last of the book:

May 30

The soldiers on the low wall
unshaven
a sorrow yawns in their eyes
they listen to the loudspeakers to the sea
they don’t hear a thing
perhaps they would like to forget.

At sunset
they go slowly to the gully to do their business
as they button up their pants
the new moon catches their eye.

The world could have been beautiful.

Details of the poem tell us much. The low wall would seem little of an impediment to a prisoner, but their weakened conditions, not to mention there being no where to run on the harsh island of Makronisos. The guards are disengaged with decorum (unshaven--and wanting to "forget" their roles--and existentially empty in contrast to how beautiful the world might have been under different historical and political realities. The image of the mundane activity of shitting and pissing is juxtaposed against the potentially romantic moon, except this is a new moon--not visible at all--yet under their surveillance of the guards, it too under scrutiny. There is brilliant ambiguity here in "catch their eye" as the translation--almost romantic--in Karen Emmerich's beautiful carrying across of the poem into English. I look for everything she translates.
… (mais)
 
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Richard.Greenfield | outras 2 resenhas | Jun 7, 2024 |
***who sucked me in***
Jen of Remembered Reads on YouTube in their Recent Reads: Nonfiction & Poetry published on do 8 juli 2021

It's a collection of poetry over a big amount of time and she pointed out how it changed. Which sounds fascinating. Also I didn't know Greece had a civil war
 
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Jonesy_now | outras 2 resenhas | Sep 24, 2021 |
> Babelio : https://www.babelio.com/livres/Ritsos-Les-vieilles-femmes-et-la-mer/828741

> Des larmes sur le visage des vieilles femmes et aussi dans le coeur du lecteur, la magie grecque qui agit. Très belle musique pour dire ce texte.
Danieljean (Babelio)… (mais)
 
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Joop-le-philosophe | Feb 13, 2021 |

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Obras
169
Also by
10
Membros
666
Popularidade
#37,863
Avaliação
4.1
Resenhas
7
ISBNs
149
Idiomas
14
Favorito
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