The Axion Esti The Pitt Poetry Series By Odysseus Elytis -

the axion esti pitt poetry series odysseus elytis - the axion esti is probably the most widely read volume of verse to have appeared in greece since world war ii and remains a classic today those who follow the music of greek composer mikis theodorakis have been especially drawn to odysseus elytis s work his prose is widely considered a mirror to the revolutionary music of theodorakis, amazon com the collected poems of odysseus elytis - in awarding odysseus elytis the 1979 nobel prize in literature the swedish academy praised him for his poetry which against the background of greek tradition depicts with sensuous strength and intellectual clearsightedness modern man s struggle for freedom and creativeness