Odysseas Elytis


Odysseas Elytis, the Nobel Prize in Literature 1979

odysseas elytis

“For his poetry, which, against the background of Greek tradition, depicts with sensuous strength and intellectual clear-sightedness modern man’s struggle for freedom and creativeness”

Odysseas Elytis is the pen name of Odysseas Alepoudelis born in Heraklion, Crete in 1911.

 

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