Odysseas Elytis

Odysseas Elytis (Greek: Οδυσσέας Ελύτης, pen name o Odysseas Alepoudellis, Greek: Οδυσσέας Αλεπουδέλλης; 2 November 1911 – 18 Mairch 1996) wis regairdit as a major exponent o romantic modrenism in Greece an the warld. In 1979 he wis awairdit the Nobel Prize in Leeteratur.

Nobel prize medal.svg Odysseas Elytis
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Odysseas Elytis in 1974
Born2 November 1911(1911-11-02)
Heraklion, Greece
(then in the Republic o Crete)
Dee'd18 Mairch 1996(1996-03-18) (aged 84)
Athens, Greece
Alma materVarsity o Athens
(na degree)[1]
Leeterar muivementRomantic modernism, Generation of the '30s[2]
Notable awairdsNobel Prize in Leeteratur



  1. Nelly Ismailidou, "The path to being a successful person doesn't always go through college", To Vima, August 29, 2010.
  2. Eleni Kefala (2007). Peripheral (Post) Modernity. Peter Lang. ISBN 0820486396. p. 160.