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Author: Kimon Friar,John Veltri
ISBN: 0385190670
Subcategory: Photography & Video
Pages 143 pages
Publisher Doubleday (February 1, 1987)
Language English
Category: Photo and Art
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by Kimon Friar,John Veltri


Kimon Friar (April 8, 1911–May 25, 1993) was a Greek-American poet and translator of Greek poetry. Friar was born in 1911 in Imrali, Ottoman Empire, to an American father and a Greek mother.

Kimon Friar (April 8, 1911–May 25, 1993) was a Greek-American poet and translator of Greek poetry. In 1915, the family moved to the United States and Friar became an American citizen in 1920.

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Kimon Friar, a prolific American scholar, poet, critic and translator of modern Greek literature, died on Tuesday at a hospital in. .Mr. Friar also contributed an introduction, a synopsis and notes. The translation became a Book of the Month, Book Find Club and Seven Arts Club selection.

Kimon Friar, a prolific American scholar, poet, critic and translator of modern Greek literature, died on Tuesday at a hospital in Athens. He was 81 years old and had made his home in Athens off and on since the 1960's. His skillful English renditions in "The Sovereign Sun: The Selected Poems of Odysseus Elytis" (Temple University Press, 1974) helped to persuade the Nobel Prize jury to honor Mr. Elytis with the prize for literature in 1979.

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Kimon Friar received from Kazantzakis the ultimate praise: that his translation was as good as the original. In 1978, Friar received the Greek World Award. Then, in 1986, he won both a Ford Foundation grant and a National Foundation of the Arts and Humanities grant. He is quoted as saying: "I like to say that the poet in a translation should be heard, but the translator should be overheard.

Photographs of modern Greece and its people and culture are accompanied by poems in which contemporary Greek writers consider their heritage