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DENISE HARVEY - Orthodox Christian Books, Videos, CD's, DVD's (30)

MARBLE THRESHING FLOOR, THE - STUDIES IN MODERN GREEK POETRY

Author: PHILIP SHERRARD
#: 2801
Modern Greek poetry has behind it the awe-inspiring worlds of ancient Greece and Byzantium as well as the centuries old tradition of folk song and ballads. In this book Philip Sherrard examines the poetry of the most significant of these poets (Solomos, Palamas, Cavafy, Sikelianos and Seferis) and i...
Price: € 17.68 £ 14.94 $ 19.87

PORTRAIT OF A GREEK MOUNTAIN VILLAGE

Author: DU BOULAY, JULIET
#: 2800
Fascinating for the student of Aegean history or of the contemporary, but now disappearing, Mediterranean way of life. The author distils her experiences as a traveller and knowledge as an anthropologist in this presentation of Greek village life, revealing the spiritual vision, social dexterity, in...
Price: € 21.64 £ 18.29 $ 24.32

ANGELOS SIKELIANOS - SELECTED POEMS

Author: TRANS. & INTRO BY EDMUND KEELEY AND PHILIP SHERRARD
#: 2798
Angelos Sikelianos (1884- 1951) was one of the major Greek poets of the 20th century. There are two main aspects to his poetry: the lyrical affirmation of the natural world and the vision of the seer who knows that the natural world is doomed to tragic suffering. Bilingual edition.
Price: € 16.2 £ 13.69 $ 18.21

ROAD TO REMBETIKA Music of a Greek Sub-culture

Author: Gail Holst
#: 4390
Rembetika, Greeces urban folk music, which became the basis for its present day popular bouzouki music, could be paralleled to the blues of America. This book, written by an ethno-musicologist who lived for several years in Greece, is an enthusiastic personal account of the genre and an introductio...
Price: € 16.32 £ 13.79 $ 18.34

ISLES OF GREECE, THE

Author: Demetrios Capetanakis
#: 4389
The seventeen poems in this monograph (written in English by the philosopher and literary critic Demetrios Capetanakis, who died in London of an incurable disease in 1944 at the age of 32) are described by John Lehmann as one of the most astonishing literary achievements I have ever come across. Int...
Price: € 6.79 £ 5.74 $ 7.63

SACRED IN LIFE AND ART,THE

Author: PHILIP SHERRARD
#: 5803
Sherrard discusses the ever-present, timeless qualities of beauty, love and miracle through which we can be renewed and transformed, whatever the conditions of the world in which we live. It is an important work as a completely profane world - of a cosmos wholly desacralized- is a fairly recent inve...
Price: € 17.56 £ 14.84 $ 19.74

COSMOS, LIFE, AND LITURGY IN A GREEK ORTHODOX VILLAGE

Author: JULIET DU BOULAY
#: 8752
In 1974 Juliet du Boulay published her first work, Portrait of a Greek Mountain Village, now considered a classic text for the anthropology of Modern Greece. This sequel, the fruit of a lifetime`s reflection, adds new dimensions to this portrait, exploring the all-encompassing religious awareness of...
Price: € 33.9 £ 28.64 $ 38.1

MARRIAGE,THE

Author: VASSA SOLOMOU XANTHAKI
#: 8753
Vassa Solomou Xanthaki`s novella The Marriage is considered to be a small classic of Greek literature, a work that is distinguished by the immediacy and freshness of its language while retaining a deep sensibility to traditional life in rural Greece. First published in 1975, it has been reprinted in...
Price: € 10.75 £ 9.09 $ 12.08

DIVINE LITURGY,THE

Author: HIEROMONK GREGORIOS
#: 8754
The Divine Liturgy was first published in Greece in 1982 (by the theological journal `Synaxi`) since when it has been continuously in print and there have been four new editions. From 1993 it has been published by the Cell of St John the Theologian, Koutloumousiou Monastery, Mount Athos. This transl...
Price: € 40.7 £ 34.39 $ 45.74

EDWARD LEAR: THE CRETAN JOURNAL

Author: edited and with an Introduction by Rowena Fowler, 3rd edition
#: 8756
When Edward Lear set off from Corfu for Crete in April 1864, it was in no very optimistic frame of mind. For the last nine years Corfu had been his winter home but after half a century of British rule the island had been ceded to Greece and Lear felt obliged to move. His livelihood required an immed...
Price: € 21.64 £ 18.29 $ 24.32
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