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dc.contributor.authorHadjipavlou, Nicoletta
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-10T02:40:02Z
dc.date.available2015-08-10T02:40:02Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.citationHadjipavlou, N., 2015. Imperial and empirical city: Famagusta's representations in the poetry of Kyriakos Charalambides. In: M. Tsianikas, G. Couvalis and M. Palaktsoglou (eds.) "Reading, interpreting, experiencing: an inter-cultural journey into Greek letters". Modern Greek Studies Association of New Zealand, 305-318.en
dc.identifier.issn1039-2831
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2328/35491
dc.description.abstractThe word “empire” denotes something great and strong, old and new and is often associated with both the past and the present. For historians and theorists, the word empire may be coupled with power, expansion, imperialism and politics, whereas for most people it may be associated with stories, fascination and extravagance. For the Cypriot poet, Kyriakos Charalambides (1940– ), “empire” is a life experience and makes up both his recent and distant past. This paper aims to give a close reading of Charalambides’ representations of the Byzantine Empire in his poetic work through the parallel or identification of the city of Famagusta — the poet’s muse — to the imperial city of Constantinople. Charalambides’ representation of the Byzantine Empire is recorded through a conscious turn or journey to the past, a journey filtered through the events of the coup d’état and the Turkish invasion of 1974.en
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dc.publisherModern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealanden
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJournal of Modern Greek Studies;Special Issueen
dc.rights© 2015, Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand All rights reserved. No part of this publication may reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means electronic, mechanical or otherwise without the prior permission of the publisher.en
dc.subjectGreek studiesen
dc.subjectPoetryen
dc.titleImperial and empirical city: Famagusta’s representations in the poetry of Kyriakos Charalambidesen
dc.typeArticleen
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