New Book from Greece. (New-will be sent to you direct from the publisher in Greece) Modern Greek poetry has behind it the awe-inspiring worlds of ancient Greece and Byzantium as well as the centuries old tradition of folk song and ballads. In this book Philip Sherrard examines the poetry of the most significant of these poets (Solomos, Palamas, Cavafy, Sikelianos and Seferis) and introduces the reader to their imaginative worlds and the experience of life to which the poetry bears witness. "...The first substantial study of modern Greek Poetry to be published in English.."(Reprint of 1956 ed. ) 258p. index.
Very Good+ in Very Good jacket. First edition, 1956, hardcover with green cloth boards in dust jacket, octavo, 258pp., not illustrated. Book VG+ with touch of wear to spine ends and corners, two faint scratches to rear board, binding tight, endpapers off-set, previous owner's blindstamp to rear flyleaf, otherwise text clean and unmarked. DJ VG with chipping to spine head, rub to middle of spine, toning and mild soil.
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