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Perennial Penelope and lingering lotus-eaters: Revaluing mythological figures in the poetry of the Greek financial crisis

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Since 2013, three poetry collections of the Greek financial crisis have been published by Anglophone presses. This article looks specifically at the manner in which these poetic anthologies speak (if at all) to Greece’s classical antiquity. I explore the ways in which specific poets, who circulate in different spheres of publication (blogs, online magazines, literary journals, and published collections), engage antiquity in their poetry. While antiquity is not necessarily a unifying theme in ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Mansfield College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Stanford University Publisher's website
Journal:
Dibur Literary Journal Journal website
Volume:
Fall 2017
Issue:
5
Pages:
71-86
Series:
Poetic Currency
Publication date:
2018-01-01
Acceptance date:
2017-12-12
ISSN:
2228-3552
Pubs id:
pubs:815386
URN:
uri:0f7d97e8-5555-4f4d-ba0c-d77b754f418f
UUID:
uuid:0f7d97e8-5555-4f4d-ba0c-d77b754f418f
Local pid:
pubs:815386
Paper number:
5

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