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Imaging Suli : Interactions Between Philhellenic Ideas and Greek Identity Discourse (Hardcover) (Ewa

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Suli is a mountainous land in Epirus in northwestern Greece. This book collates its Greek 19th-century vision with the European view in the works of English, French, Italian, and Polish philhellenes. Investigating the interactions between various images of Suli, it analyses its functioning in different European cultures: the first historical mentions of Suli, the role of Byron's poems in shaping its image, Greek folk songs about female fighters from Suli, and the mass suicide of Suliote women known as the Dance of Zalongo. Especially the legend about the bravery of the Suliotes has been important in Greek national discourse and the study follows the threads of the legend formed by Greek intellectuals and the European Philhellenes --
Number of Pages: 221.0
Genre: Foreign Language Study, Literary Criticism
Sub-Genre: Semiotics + Theory
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Inc
Author: Ewa Ru00f3za Janion
Language: English
Street Date: September 28, 2015
TCIN: 51380418
UPC: 9783631669914
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-9128

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