Courses

MODERN GREEK POETRY


Teaching Staff: Letsios Vassilios
Course Code: ΝΕΦ203
Course Type: Compulsory Elective
Course Level: Undergraduate
Course Language: Greek
Semester: 4th
ECTS: 5

Short Description:

This course examines the relation of Modern Greek poetry to history with emphasis on C. P. Cavafy’s poetry, more specifically his poems that have a direct or indirect relation to history, also his pseudo-historical poems.


Objectives - Learning Outcomes:

This course focuses on poetic texts and by reading Cavafy’s poetry that relate to history we aim to examine Cavafy’s poetics and his reading of crucial and often unknown aspects of history.


Syllabus:

Week #1: Cavafy: introduction to his life and work

Week #2: History and literature. Cavafy’s archive.

Week #3: Cavafy’s poetry that directly relates to history

Week #4: Cavafy’s poetry that directly relates to history II

Week #5: Cavafy’s poetry that directly relates to history III

Week #6: Cavafy’s poetry that directly relates to history IV

Week #7: Cavafy’s poetry that indirectly relates to history

Week #8: Cavafy’s poetry that indirectly relates to history II

Week #9: Cavafy’s poetry that directly relates to history III

Week #10: Cavafy’s pseudo-historical poems

Week #11:. Cavafy’s pseudo-historical poems II

Week #12:. Cavafy’s pseudo-historical poems III

Week #13: Conclusions


Suggested Bibliography:

1) Ελισάβετ Αρσενίου, Η αξία της ποίησης, Μεταίχμιο, 2016 [59371196],

2) Κ. Π. Καβάφης, Τα Ποιήματα, επ. Δ. Δημηρούλης, Γ. & Κ. Δαρδανός, 2015 [41959158].

 


Teaching Methods:

Lecture with optional projects and presentations.


Evaluation Methods:

Written exam.


Back
<< <
April 2021
> >>
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
Today, Wednesday 21-04-2021
Electronic user satisfaction survey during pandemic
Start: 31-03-2021 |End: 30-04-2021
[In Progress]