The first of a series of four lectures in English on Modern Greece and the Classical Tradition
An Introduction to Modern Greek Literature and Culture with Dr Polina Tambakaki (King’s College London).
The session will look at how famous ancient monuments in Attica, such as the Acropolis of Athens, the Theseion (Temple of Hephaestus) and the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, are treated in modern Greek poetry (Andreas Kalvos; George Seferis and Nicolas Calas) and prose (Alexandros Papadiamantis).
Language: English, all texts will be read in English translation.
Entry by ticket; limited availability; early booking recommended. Bookings on 020 7487 5060.
Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
The Hellenic Center
16-18 Paddington Street
Marylebone, London W1U 5AS