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Stangos, Nikos, 1936-

Nikos Stangos was an influential figure in British art publishing for more than three decades, as well as a prolific Modern Greek poet. David Plante noted in 2010, "During his life, he published two volumes of poems in Greek, Poiēmata, 1966-77 (Athens: Kedros, 1979) and Ta Oikeia Perivallonta tōn Lexeōn (Athens: Kedros, 1981). Stangos confided that he was unwilling to play the game of publishing in Greece, which was to make influential connections which would lead to reviews, and, in any case, he considered his poetry to be private. He wrote in both Greek in English—sometimes the first draft in Greek, sometimes in English, which he then translated from the first language into the second. As a result, it is very difficult to determine which came first. Very few of his poems in English were published, and these in small magazines, but the English body of his work was substantial. For the book Pure Reason (Thames and Hudson, 2007), a posthumous volume of his poetry, I chose those poems from Stangos's body of work which he thought shared a common characteristic, that of a vivid philosophical sensitivity that rises to the level of poetry. To Stangos, concepts could be sensed, so the concepts of 'beauty,' 'truth,' 'the good' evoked for him subtle emotional reactions. For him, a Greek, 'ideas' were 'forms,' 'forms' 'ideas' -- 'light' was to him both light as seen with great clarity and light as an idea, as in 'I miss your light.' Concepts were to him images, images concepts. His poetry has much to do with 'absence' and 'presence,' 'absence' as potent as 'presence.' And one with this is the constant coming into focus and out of focus of the use of 'concealing' and 'revealing,' the 'concealed' as potent as the 'revealed.' Jasper Johns, in his drawing of the Stangos poem 'The Aim Was to Put a Poem Together' which he stenciled out and then covered with graphite so the words are concealed but on close examination are revealed, has interpreted visually what Stangos's poems do in words. 'Absence - presence,' 'concealed-revealed' are, in the poems, 'antinomies,' two indubitable propositions presented at the same time. In his poetry Stangos worked to bring these 'antinomies' together in what he called a 'fruitful marriage,' and in the title poem, 'Pure Reason', he succeeds in doing just that. It is a great love poem, inspired by his most personal craving, his most personal need, to live, himself, to live a life of the greatest purity of thought and feeling. And because he believed that a life most lived is lived in loving another, his poetry is impelled by his most personal craving, his most personal need, to love purely. He believed that in love the 'antinomies' would be resolved in a new knowledge of reality. Stangos's poetry was influenced by his readings in philosophy (especially Vico, Kant, and Nietzsche) and by the poetry of Wallace Stevens, some of whose poems he translated into Greek." Stangos also translated Modern Greek poetry of Constantine Cavafy, Andreas Empeirikos, and Giannēs Ritsos in the following volumes: Fourteen poems (1967), Amour, Amour: Writings or Personal Mythology (1966), Amour, Amour (2003), and Gestures, and Other Poems, 1968-1970 (1971).

Stangos was born in Athens, Greece in 1936. He was descended from both the Byzantine and the classical Greek worlds. His mother came from an old Constantinopolitan family, while his father was a member of an old Greek family that had settled in Sosopol in Bulgaria. His parents were forced to move to Athens in the early 1920s when hundreds of thousands of Greeks were expelled from Bulgaria and Turkey. Once there, and by the time of the German invasion, his father established himself as a successful architect, and, in 1944, sent his son to study at the American College, a building of his own design: that year, his heart failed, on the very day the Germans left the city. At the college, Stangos added passions for contemporary politics and poetry to his parental hinterland of classical and Byzantine culture.

As a teenager he chanced aerial leaflet-dropping for the outlawed Communist party - from the obscurity of a cinema balcony. In 1956, Stangos left Greece to continue his undergraduate studies in the United States, first at the Denison University in Ohio and then Wesleyan University in Connecticut, before going on to Harvard University to study philosophy. After Harvard, he returned to Greece to fulfill his military duty, before working briefly for Kōnstantinos Doxiadēs, the internationally renowned and innovative town planner. In 1965, he came to London, having been offered a position in the press office of the Greek embassy.

Through his friendship with the poet Nanos Valaōritēs, who himself had lived in London and had made connections with British poets, Stangos met Stephen Spender, who would be his introduction to the cultural world of 1960s London. He and Spender collaborated with David Hockney on an illustrated collection of translated poems by the Greek poet Constantine Cavafy (Fourteen Poems), published in 1967 by Editions Alecto. At this time, he met, through a mutual friend, the writer David Plante, and they became lifelong partners.

In 1967, with the military takeover of Greece by right-wing colonels, Stangos left the embassy, joined demonstrations against the dictators, and was granted permanent residence in the United Kingdom. It was at this time that he began his search for a job in publishing, which had always been his ambition. At a drinks party, however, he was told by an editor at Penguin Books that there was a position going for an editor of poetry, art and architecture, theatre and cinema, and philosophy. He was interviewed by Allen Lane, Penguin's founder, and was taken on.

It was the start of an extraordinary career in publishing. As editor of the Penguin Modern Poets series, he was the first to publish in England the American poets John Ashbery, Kenneth Koch, Kenward Elmslie and James Schuyler; and as co-editor, with Al Alvarez, of Penguin Modern European Poets, he brought the work of the poets Marina Tsvetaeva, Fernando Pessoa and Giannēs Ritsos (the latter translated by Stangos himself) to the attention of English readers for the first time.

He also published the writings of diverse poets such as Spender, Alvarez, Adrian Stokes and Charles Bukowski. At Penguin, he also began to work with leading writers on art. With John Fleming and Hugh Honour as outside advisers, he was responsible for the company's Style and Civilization series, which included Honour's Neoclassicism (1968), Linda Nochlin's Realism(1971) and Steven Runciman's Byzantine Style and Civilization (1975).

On the death of Allen Lane in 1970, Stangos saw that, after its acquisition by Pearson, Penguin Books was likely to change its character. So in 1974, he moved to Thames and Hudson, whose position as an independent publishing house, and its in-built respect for individualism, originality and high quality matched his own views of what his authors should expect from their publisher. With the support of the then chairman Eva Neurath and the present publisher Thomas Neurath, Stangos became a director of the company, and, as well as taking responsibility for the entire art-history list, assumed the editorship of the company's flagship World of Art, series, which he held until his retirement in May 2003.

At Thames and Hudson, he continued to work with leading artists and art historians, many of whom became lifelong friends. He was responsible for important books on David Hockney, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, Frank Auerbach, Howard Hodgkin and R.B. Kitaj, among many others, and commissioned writers and scholars including David Sylvester, Francis Haskell, John Golding, Robert Rosenblum, Richard Wollheim and John Rewald. Aware of emerging trends in art history, he also worked with younger academics and curators, among them T.J. Clark, Rosalind Krauss, John Gage, Benjamin Buchloh, Yve-Alain Bois, Griselda Pollock, Tamar Garb and John Elderfield.

A number of books under his stewardship won the Mitchell Prize, one of the highest honours in art history, including Claude Monet: the Colour of Time (1992) by Virginia Spate, Colour and Culture (1993) by John Gage and John Golding's Paths to the Absolute (2000). He was as passionate about the very latest in art as he was about art of the past, and he commissioned some of the groundbreaking books on new media, installation, performance and video art.

The collection comprises twenty archival boxes of manuscripts, correspondence, and other material pertaining to Nikos Stangos as a Greek poet and translator, and as an art editor in London (1967-2003) for Penguin Books and Thames and Hudson. The papers include personal correspondence with major Greek poets and writers (such as Giannē Ritsos, Nanos Valaōritēs, Andreas Empeirikos, Kōstas Tachtsēs, Giōrgos Iōannou, and Natasa Chatzidaki), as well as with English and American artists and intellectuals (such as David Hockney and John Berger). Also included are many autograph letters of Stangos's mother and other close family members, student notebooks, clippings of newspapers and literary magazines, autograph and typed manuscript drafts of his translations of Modern Greek poetry, printed material, and photographs.

Two online Stangos obituaries (Friday, April 23, 2004) (http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/nikos-stangos-549808.html and http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2004/apr/30/guardianobituaries.booksobituaries1), and Pure Reason were consulted during preparation of the biographical note.

Gift of David Plante to the Program in Hellenic Studies for Princeton University Library, in 2010 (AM2010-140, 2011-34).

This collection was processed by Kalliopi Balatsouka in the summer of 2010. Finding aid written by Kalliopi Balatsouka in August 2010.

No appraisal information is available.

Publisher
Manuscripts Division
Finding Aid Author
Kalliopi Balatsouka
Finding Aid Date
2010
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Collection Inventory

Scope and Contents

This series consists of Nikos Stangos's autograph and typed manuscript drafts of his poems and books of poetry, as well as, his English translations of poems of several modern Greek poets.

Arrangement

This series has been organized into four subseries: A. Books, B. Miscellaneous Poems, C. Poetry Notebooks, and D. Translations.

Physical Description

4 boxes

Scope and Contents

This subseries comprises typed and autograph manuscript drafts of Nikos Stangos's books of poetry.

Arrangement

This subseries has been arranged chronologically.

Physical Description

2 boxes

Physical Description

1 box

Drafts, dates not examined. 2 folders.
Scope and Contents

Includes autograph manuscript drafts and galley proofs of Stangos's book Poiēmata, 1966-1977 in Greek, with his handwritten corrections.

Physical Description

2 folders

Drafts, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of typed manuscript drafts of the poems "Aerial Fight," "Siege," and "Visit" included in the book Poiēmata, 1966-1977- translated into English by N. Stangos in 1965 and edited by David Plante in 1966. The drafts bear heavy autograph corrections and annotations.

Physical Description

1 folder

Photocopies, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes photocopies of printer's galley proof of Stangos's book Poiēmata, 1966-1977.

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Description

1 box

Drafts, 1980. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes typed manuscript drafts of Stangos's book Ta Oikeia Perivallonta tōn Lexeōn in English version with his autograph corrections.

Physical Description

1 folder

Drafts, 1980. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes autograph and typed manuscript drafts of Stangos's book Ta Oikeia Perivallonta tōn Lexeōn, in Greek with his autograph corrections.

Physical Description

1 folder

Galley proofs, 1980. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of the galley proofs of Stangos's book Ta Oikeia Perivallonta tōn Lexeōn, in Greek.

Physical Description

1 folder

Notebook, undated. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes Stangos's notebook entitled "The Familiar Surroundings of the Words" containing autograph manuscript drafts of poems for Ta Oikeia Perivallonta tōn Lexeōn both in English and Greek with his handwritten emendations.

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Description

2 boxes

Drafts, 1996-2002. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes autograph and typed manuscript drafts of Stangos's Ti Estin Alētheia? Ta Myelōdē Ereipia tēs Diēgēsēs, in Greek, with heavy handwritten corrections and annotations; there are also Stangos's autograph drafts of "Pōs hē homilia tha mporouse na exantlēsei tēn ennoia tēs homilias" and "Presveies" accompanied by a floppy disk of these two poems made by Giannēs Karavidas in October 2002.

Physical Description

1 folder

Photocopies, undated. 2 folders.
Scope and Contents

Includes photocopies of the autograph and typed manuscript drafts of Ti Estin Alētheia? Ta Myelōdē Ereipia tēs Diēgēsēs.

Physical Description

2 folders

Physical Description

1 box

Text layout final, 2007. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a final layout of the book Pure Reason dated in August 2007.

Physical Description

1 folder

Drafts and galley proofs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes typed and autograph manuscript drafts, as well as galley proofs of the book Pure Reason with autograph corrections by Stangos. Three poems are accompanied by the autograph Greek translation: "To Neo" ["This is the New"], "Plēsiazontas" ["Closing in"], "Sēmeiōseis epi tou Pragmatikou" ["Notes on the Real"].

Physical Description

1 folder

Drafts, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of original and copies of typed manuscript drafts as well as, printed pages of Pure Reason with Stangos's handwritten corrections. There are also autograph manuscript drafts of the poems "The Definition of the Beautiful" and "The Fictive Grammar"; also included are samples of the dust cover of the book.

Physical Description

1 folder

Pure Reason, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Nikos Stangos's poems typed out by David Plante in June 2004 to be included in the book: Pure Reason; also, typed photocopies of Nikos Stangos's biography.

Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This subseries comprises miscellaneous poems written by Nikos Stangos during the years 1961-1977.

Arrangement

This subseries has been arranged chronologically.

Physical Description

1 box

Drafts, 1961-1967. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes autograph and typed manuscript drafts of several poems both in Greek and in English by Nikos Stangos. Most of them are signed and dated 1961, 1962, and 1964-1967.

Physical Description

1 folder

Drafts, 1966. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes autograph and typed manuscript drafts of Nikos Stangos; several poems in English version with his handwritten corrections. Few of them are dated 1966 and 1977.

Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This subseries comprises Nikos Stangos's notebooks of his poetry during the years 1980-1982.

Arrangement

This subseries has been arranged roughy chronologically.

Physical Description

1 box

Poetry notebook, 1980-1982. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a notebook with autograph manuscript drafts of poems by Stangos both in English and Greek; the first part of the notebook contains poems from Ta Oikeia Perivallonta tōn Lexeōn and the second several other poems and few sketches. Most of the poems are dated 1980, 1981, and 1982.

Physical Description

1 folder

Poetry notebook, 1981. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a notebook with autograph manuscript drafts of poems by Stangos both in English and Greek written in 1981. The poems in the first part are included at Ta Oikeia Perivallonta tōn Lexeōn.

Physical Description

1 folder

Poetry notebook, 1981. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a notebook with autograph manuscript drafts of poems by Stangos both in English and Greek dated 1981.

Physical Description

1 folder

Notebook, undated. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a notebook with attached leaves of a calendar with printed poems on verso, in Greek.

Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This subseries comprises Nikos Stangos's English translations of works of several Greek poets.

Arrangement

This subseries has been arranged alphabetically.

Physical Description

1 box

Cavafy, Constantine, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of autograph and typed manuscript drafts of "Ten Poems" included at the London Magazine, Apr./May 1983; several other Cavafy's poems translated into English by Stangos with his autograph corrections; also drafts of a collection of thirty poems translated by Stangos and Stephen Spender in 1965-1966.

Physical Description

1 folder

Denegrēs, Tasos, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Typescript drafts of few of Tasos Denegrēs's poems in Greek translated into English by Stangos bearing his handwritten corrections.

Physical Description

1 folder

Elytēs Odysseas, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Three different typed manuscript drafts of Elytēs's poem "Marina of the Rocks" translated into English by N. Stangos bearing his autograph corrections.

Physical Description

1 folder

Empeirikos, Andreas, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes an autograph manuscript poem by Empeirikos "Terra del Fuego" dedicated to Nikos Stangos, undated. Also included are typed manuscript drafts of the poems "Fusion of Seasons," "Samuel Harding," and "The Texts," all translated into English by Stangos in 1965.

Physical Description

1 folder

Engonopoulos, Nikos, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes typed manuscript drafts of Engonopoulos's selected poems from Do not Disturb the Driver [Mēn homileite ston hodēgo] in Englsh with handwritten corrections.

Physical Description

1 folder

Gonatas, E. Ch., dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes printed copies of five poems by E.Ch. Gonatas in English translation by Stangos; two of them "The Hermit" and "The Wild Beasts" included at the London Magazine, Apr./May 1996.

Physical Description

1 folder

Ritsos, Giannēs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes Nikos Stangos's two notebooks of his English translations of Giannēs Ritsos's poems: "When the Stranger Arrives" and six poems of The Mirror in the Wall. Also included are printed copies of nine poems published in London Magazine, April/May 1983, as well as several other poems translated into English by Stangos with his handwritten corrections; an autograph manuscript draft of the translated into English poem "Septeria and Daphnephoria"; a typescript draft on Ritsos's biographical information; a letter from the editor of The New Review, Ian Hamilton, regarding Ritsos's poem, copies of sketches.

Physical Description

1 folder

Ritsos, Giannēs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes Stangos's notebook with autograph manuscript drafts of the poem "To Nekro Spiti" ["The Dead House"] in English translation with handwritten corrections.

Physical Description

1 folder

Valaōritēs, Nanos, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of typed manuscript drafts of Nanos Valaōritēs's poems translated into English by Nikos Stangos with his autograph corrections. Also included is a typescript of Valaōritēs's biography.

Physical Description

1 folder

Miscellaneous, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

The file comprises a printed copy of T. K. Papatsōnēs's poem "Of Boats and Other Things" published in London Magazine, Apr./May 1996; typescript copy of three poems by Natasa Chatzidaki in English translation by Stangos with his handwritten corrections. Includes autograph and typed manuscript drafts of few poems of an unknown poet in English with heavy autograph corrections by Stangos.

Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This series consists of Nikos Stangos's miscellaneous lectures and articles.

Arrangement

This series has been arranged by type of material.

Physical Description

1 box

"C. P. Cavafy: A History of Misreading", undated. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes typed manuscript drafts of Nikos Stangos's lecture titled "C. P. Cavafy: A History of Misreading" bearing his handwritten corrections.

Physical Description

1 folder

"Hoi Ennoies tou Monternismou stēn Hellada", undated. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of an autograph copy and two typed manuscript drafts of Stangos's lecture: "Hoi Ennoies tou Monternismou stēn Hellada," in Greek; also included is a photocopy of a clipping of the Greek newspaper "Kathēmerinē," 20/8/81 with an article by Nasos Vagenas regarding Greek monternism.

Physical Description

1 folder

Lecture on T.K. Papatsōnēs, 1997. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

An autograph manuscript and a typed copy of the lecture (English) on T.K. Papatsōnēs, which was given by Nikos Stangos at Oxford University at the Department of Medieval and Modern Language and Literature in September of 1997.

Physical Description

1 folder

Lecture on Nanos Valaōritēs, 1967. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a typed manuscript draft of a lecture in English on Nanos Valaōritēs's work given by Nikos Stangos on February 17, 1967.

Physical Description

1 folder

Lecture on Giannēs Ritsos, 1976. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a typed manuscript draft of a lecture on Ritsos given by N. Stangos on 4/6/1976 in English.

Physical Description

1 folder

"Some Sources of Modern Greek Poetry," lecture, 1976. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a typed manuscript draft of the lecture "Some Sources of Modern Greek Poetry" given by N. Stangos on June 27, 1976.

Physical Description

1 folder

"Gynaikes, Technē kai Ekdoseis", 1990. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a typed manuscript copy of Stangos's lecture "Gynaikes, Technē kai Ekdoseis" presented at the symposium of the "Homada Technēs 4+" in Athens accompanied by the program of the symposium. Also incuded is a bound notebook with autograph manuscript drafts of the above lecture in Greek dated in November 1990 with heavy autograph emendations.

Physical Description

1 folder

"Art History and the Book", 1982. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a typed manuscript draft, in English, of the lecture: "Art History and the Book" given by Nikos Stangos on 5/3/1982.

Physical Description

1 folder

Lecture (untitled), 1980. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a typed lecture in Greek given by Stangos during the inauguration of the Greek Cultural Center in London on May 2, 1980.

Physical Description

1 folder

"Greek Month", 1975-1976. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a typed manuscript draft of Stangos's article "Greek Games" regarding the cultural event "Greek Month" that took place in London. Also included are clippings of English newspapers and literary magazines such as Time Out, 1976 and The Times Literary Supplement relating to the event accompanied by Stangos's letters to the above institutions as well as three typed manuscript drafts of his article "Ta Metepeita tou Hellēnikou Mēna tou Londinou" with autograph corrections; an autograph manuscript draft of a questionnaire Stangos prepared for an interview with Kōstas Tachtsēs on the "Greek Month." There is also a press release dated October 1975.

Physical Description

1 folder

Articles, Miscellaneous, 1966. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes copies of Stangos's articles: "Pure Reason (for David)" and "Patrick Proctor's Travelling Companions"; also, typed manuscript drafts of "A Letter to Athens" in English bearing Stangos's autograph emendations. It was published in London Magazine, August 1966.

Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This series consists of Nikos Stangos's notebooks as a student at the American College in Athens, Greece and Harvard University.

Arrangement

This series has been arranged roughly chronologically.

Physical Description

2 boxes

School Notebooks, undated. 2 folders.
Scope and Contents

Included are 11 notebooks of Nikos Stangos's high-school years at the American College in Athens.

Physical Description

2 folders

Miscellaneous papers, 1953-1954. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes typescript drafts (2 items) of two papers that Stangos prepared in 1953 and 1954 for his high school classes written in Greek; also, autograph manuscript drafts of poems of the same period.

Physical Description

1 folder

Miscellaneous material, 1952-1954. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Included are autograph manuscript drafts for two short essays: "Hypertatē Axia" dated in 23/6/54 and an untitled one. According to an autograph note they were published in "House Times" in 1954 and both are signed by Stangos; also included are drafts of a few poems and two sketches; an autograph poem by Alekos dated 1952 and dedicated to Nikos Stangos.

Physical Description

1 folder

College Notebooks, 1957-1958. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a bound manuscript of a thesis Stangos submitted at the Denison University, Ohio in 1957-8 titled: "The Aesthetic Method in the Works of Nietzsche and Dostoevsky."

Physical Description

1 folder

College Notebooks, undated. 2 folders.
Scope and Contents

Includes four notebooks of Stangos's college years at Harvard University.

Physical Description

2 folders

Miscellaneous, 1962. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes several typescript drafts of papers Stangos prepared during his college years in Harvard University in English and one in Greek. Also included are autograph and typed manuscript drafts of Stangos's poems dated 1962.

Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

Consists primarily of personal and professional correspondence received by Stangos. There are also letters written by Stangos, as well as letters between others.

Arrangement

This series has been organized into five subseries: A. Literary, B. Publishers-Institutions, C. Business, D. Family, and E. Miscellaneous.

Physical Description

13 boxes

Scope and Contents

This subseries comprises mostly incoming and copies of outgoing correspondence with mainly Greek, English, and American literary figures.

Arrangement

This subseries is organized alphabetically by last name of the correspondent.

Physical Description

3 boxes

Angelakē-Rouk, Katerina, undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Aravantinou, Mantō, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Arseniou, Elisavet, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Ashton, Graham, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Auden, W.H., dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Berger, John, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Bergman, Stephenie, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Berlin, Isaiah, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Bien, Peter, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Brown, Andrew, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of correspondence between Andrew Brown and artists that Stangos worked with, or knew as friends, to contribute to the book Pure Reason in memoriam of Nikos Stangos. Included are: Tom Phillips, Angelica Garnett, Frank Auerbach, R.B. Kitaj, Jasper Johns, Sir Howard Hodgkin, Vasō Kyriakē, Aspa Stasinopoulou, Whitney and Bob (?), Stephen Cox, Julian Lethbridge, Joe Tilson, Jake Tilson, Tim Head, Allen Jones, Jan Hasley, Keith Milow, Mark Lancaster, Liam Gillick, Jessica Craig-Martin, Maggi Hambling, Sir Anthony Caro, Stephen Buckley, Ann (?) with color photos of her art work. There are also two color photographs and one transaprency of art works by John Golding.

Physical Description

1 folder

Burns, Richard, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Chatzēmichalē, Ersē, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Chatzidaki, Natasa, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Coukis, Basil, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Cox, Judy and Stephen, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Davis, Rosemary, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Delēgiannē-Dōrē, Helenē, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Denegrēs, Tasos, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Dudley, Jonathan, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Empeirikos, Andreas, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Fleming, John, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Friar, Kimon, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Gablik, Suzi, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Graves, Robert, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Haskell, Francis, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Haviaras, Stratis, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Iōannou, Giōrgos, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Johnston, Jill and Nyeboe, Ingrid, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Kapsalēs, Dionysēs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Karavidas, Giannēs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Kitaj, R.B., dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Koutroumpousēs, Panos, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Kyriakē, Vasō, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes incoming correspondence. There are also four color photocopies of Vaso Kyriakē's art works with penciled holograph explanatory notes on verso. They were sent to David Plante to be published in the book Pure Reason.

Physical Description

1 folder

Lancaster, Mark, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Lauterbach, Ann, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Incoming

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1 folder

Lehmann, John, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Link, Tom, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Lykiard, Alexis, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Mackridge, Peter, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Makronikola, Aikaterinē, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Meredithe, David, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Merrell, Hugh Charles, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Mētras, Michalēs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Morphet, Richard (Tate Gallery), dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Norse, Harold, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Orwell, Sonia, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Paralēs, Nikos G., dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes incoming correspondence. There are also three black and white photographs of art works by Paralēs and Spyros Katapodēs.

Physical Description

1 folder

[Pēleidēs], Terpos, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Rewald, John, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Ricks, David, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Ritsos, Giannēs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Runciman, Steven, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Savvidēs, Geōrgios P., dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Seferis, George, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Serota, Nicholas, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Singopoulos, Alexander, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Stasinopoulou, Aspa, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Strong, Roy C., dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Sylvester, David, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Tachtsēs, Kōstas, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Vagenas, Nasos, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Valaōritēs, Nanos, 1965-1969, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Valaōritēs, Nanos, 1970-2003, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Valaōritēs, Nanos, undated, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Vrettakos, Nikēphoros, undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This subseries includes mostly incoming and few copies of outgoing correspondence with the editors, publishers, and literary agents of the following publishing companies and institutions.

Arrangement

This subseries has been arranged alphabetically by title of the publishing company or the institution.

Physical Description

1 box

Ekdoseis Agra, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Allan Ross Limited, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Anvil Press Poetry Ltd, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Arts Council of Great Britain, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Arvon Foundation Ltd., dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

BBC (The British Broadcasting Corporation), dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The British Society of Aesthetics, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Cape Golliard Press Ltd., dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Delear, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

ea (Editions Alecto Limited), dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Enitharmon, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Goldsmith Press, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Greek Review, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Grosvenor Gallery, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Harper's Row, Publishers, Inc., dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Hellenic Foundation, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

John Johnson Author's Agent, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Kedros, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The London Magazine (Alan Ross), dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

London Review of Books, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Lykeion ton Hellēnidōn, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Macmillan Press Ltd., dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

New Departures, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The New Review, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The New Yorker, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Penguin Books Ltd., dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Poetry, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Poetry Book Society, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Raritan, a quarterly review, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Spectator, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Stand, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Sunday Times, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Taylor Institution Library, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Times, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

TLS [The Times Literary Supplement], dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Tri-Quarterly, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Ward Lock Educational, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes Nikos Stangos's official correspondence, mostly incoming, spanning from 1975 to 2003, with poets, writers, scholars, artists, and art historians as an editorial director of Thames and Hudson. The vast amount of the correspondence relates to the submission of their works to be published by Stangos Publishing House. Some of the names included are: David Hockney, George Baker, Helen Andrew-Harris, Prof. Caroline Bruzelius, Roger Benjamin, John Willett, Zoē Kosmidou, Ian Walker, Sir Nicholas Serota, Yve-Alain Bois, Sir Howard Hodgkin, Joan Stanley-Baker, N.C. Talbot Rice, Michael Rush, David Phillips, Christopher Allen, J. Chadwick, Richard Schmidt, Ulrich Lehmann, Alan Livingston, John Gage, Mark Read, Robert Hughes and hundreds others. The correpondence comprises original and copies of typed letters, electronic mail, and facsimiles.

Arrangement

This subseries has been arranged chronologically.

Physical Description

5 boxes

Business Correspondence, 1975-1999. 4 folders.
Physical Description

4 folders

Business Correspondence, 2000. 3 folders.
Physical Description

3 folders

Business Correspondence, 2000-2001. 7 folders.
Physical Description

7 folders

Business Correspondence, 2001-2002. 7 folders.
Physical Description

7 folders

Business Correspondence, 2002. 6 folders.
Physical Description

6 folders

Business Correspondence, 2003. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Business Correspondence, 2003. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This subseries consists of a vast amount of correspondence between Nikos Stangos and his mother, Natalia Stangos, during the years 1966 to 1983, the year of her death. Most of the letters are undated, they only provide day and month; arranged chronoligically when possible. Also included are letters from Stangos's sister, Maria Hatzis, and other close family members.

Arrangement

This subseries has been arranged by type of material.

Physical Description

4 boxes

Correspondence with Nikos Stangos's mother, Natalia Stangos, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a holograph letter from Nikos Stangos to his mother in Athens, Greece (June 1, 19??) in Greek.

Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence from Stangos's mother, Natalia Stangos, 1965-1969, in Greek, 1965-1969. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence from Stangos's mother, Natalia Stangos, 1970-1972, in Greek, 1970-1972. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence from Stangos's mother, Natalia Stangos, 1973-1975, in Greek, 1973-1975. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence from Stangos's mother, Natalia Stangos, 1976-1980, in Greek, 1976-1980. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence from Stangos's mother, Natalia Stangos, 1981-1983, in Greek, 1981-1983. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence from Stangos's mother, Natalia Stangos, undated. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

In Greek.

Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence from Stangos's mother, Natalia Stangos, undated, in Greek, undated. 7 folders.
Physical Description

7 folders

Correspondence from Stangos's mother, Natalia Stangos, undated, in Greek, undated. 7 folders.
Physical Description

7 folders

Condolence letters, 1983. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of autograph letters of condolences from Stangos's friends and colleagues for his mother death; also included are printed thank you cards from Stangos's family to friends and relatives.

Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence from close family members, 1964-1992. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes autograph letters from Nikos Stangos's sister, Marō Hatzis, in Greek, a letter from Stangos to Marō and one to Nikos Hatzis, Marō's husband, regrading family issues; there are also few letters between Marō and her friends from Greece. Most of the letters are undated.

Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence from close family members, 1965-1988. 3 folders.
Scope and Contents

Includes autograph letters from Nikos Stangos's aunts, Phoula Syvridou, Tatiana Staurou, and other close family members. Also photocopies of clippings of two Greek newspapers regarding the death of Asterēs Stangos, Nikos' uncle, in 1987.

Physical Description

3 folders

Correspondence from close family members, 1996-2002. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence between Nikos Stangos and his niece, Natalia Hatgis-Kessell.

Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This subseries includes correspondence from Stangos's friends in Greece, England and the United States regarding personal and professional issues. The first two files contain correspondence arranged alphabetically; the following two files comprise unidentified letters and the last one contains letters relating to Giannēs Ritsos detention in a concentration camp for political prisoners by the Greek military junta of 1967-1974.

Arrangement

This subseries has been arranged mostly alphabetically.

Physical Description

2 boxes

A-H, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes autograph and typed letters from Nikos Stangos's friends and colleagues such as Abigail Solomon, Ades family, Anagnōstopoulos J. [Nakos], Bosnakēs Panagiōtēs (Ohio State University), Janet Brown, Scarlet Buckley, Nicola Crocetti, Ann Cornelisen, Tory and Mark Echlin, Edward Foster (Talisman House Publishers), Elizabeth Glenn-Conner, and few others.

Physical Description

1 folder

K-W, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes autograph and typed letters from Kathleen Spivack, Stephen Keynes, Asterēs and Roza Kovvatzēs, Alkēs Kourkoulas (ELEMEP), Liane Lefaivre, Linardatos Nikos, Marō Linardatos, Constantine Manos, Jenny Moon, Joan Richardson, Katherine and Colin Ridler, Rolando Pieraccini, Ken Silver (New York University), Vasō Siskos, Virginia Spate, Ann Stoker, Robert B. Strassler, Fani-Maria Tsigakou, Alexander Tzonis (also included are copies of Tzonis's sketces for "Paranges tēs Athēnas, 1953-1983" ["Shacks of Athens or Primitive Hut"] published in London Magazine, Apr./May, 1983, Maria Tzonis, Daniel Weissbort, Tom Winnifrith (Univeristy of Warwick), and few others.

Physical Description

1 folder

Unidentified Stangos's friends and colleagues, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Unidentified Stangos's friends and colleagues, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence relating to Giannēs Ritsos detention in a Greek concentration camp, 1968. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence with several poets, publishers, and literary agents who signed an appeal for the release from detention by the Greek military junta of 1967 of Giannēs Ritsos. The signatories are: Anne Graham Bell, Olwyn Hughes, Tom Maschler (Granada Publishing Limited), Gwenda David, and André Deutsch. There are also clippings of The Times, Sept. 1968 and a letter to The Times regarding the freedom of Ritsos signed by the above persons.

Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This series consists of Nikos Stangos's personal papers.

Arrangement

This series has been arranged by type of material and chronologically.

Physical Description

1 box

Agreement, 1970. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes an original copy of a Memorandum of Agreement between Nikos Stangos and Penguin Books Ltd. dated October 6, 1970.

Physical Description

1 folder

Contracts, 1979. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes two original private contracts of the editorial house Kedros with Nikos Stangos for the books Poiēmata, 1966-1977 and Ta Oikeia Perivallonta tōn Lexeōn.

Physical Description

1 folder

Financial Documents, 2002-2003. 2 folders.
Scope and Contents

Includes tax reports, pension plans and other financial information of Nikos Stangos's.

Physical Description

2 folders

Scope and Contents

This series consists of works of several modern Greek literary figures.

Arrangement

This series has been arranged alphabetically.

Physical Description

2 boxes

Arseniou, Elisavet, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Contains a bound copy of Arseniou's doctorate thesis on: Between Modernism and the Avant-Garde: Literary Experimentation in the early 1960s in Greece, accompanied by a holograph letter to Nikos Stangos. Also included is a typed manuscript copy of Arseniou's article: "The Emergence of a Hybrid Avant-Garde: The Response of the Magazine Pali to Greek Modernism."

Physical Description

1 folder

Chatzidaki, Natasa, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a photocopy of a typed manuscript copy of Chatzidaki's book Akrylika in Greek; a photocopy of "Dark Red"; a hard copy of the poem "Portrait of a Woman Waiting for her Guests" and few others; also included is a short biographical note on Chatzidaki.

Physical Description

1 folder

Empeirikos, Andreas, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes Empeirikos's autograph manuscript drafts of parts of "Argō ē Plous Aerostatou" that were not published in the vols. 3 and 4 of the literary magazine Pali.

Physical Description

1 folder

Karampetsos, E. D., dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a photocopy of Karampetsos's article: "The Poets of the Pinball Generation" published in the Aegean Review in spring of 1999.

Physical Description

1 folder

Karavidas, Giannēs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes copies of several articles by Karavidas both in Greek and in English; a bound copy of his dissertation on Yannis Ritsos: My Sister's Song.

Physical Description

1 folder

Karavidas, Giannēs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes copies of Karavidas's articles: "Surrealism and the Early Poetry of Nikos Engonopoulos" published in Journal of Modern Greek Studies (undated) and "Surrealism in Greece (1924-1945) both accompanied by two letters to Nikos Stangos; also included are hard copies of two other articles.

Physical Description

1 folder

Mētras, Michalēs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a hard copy of "Urban Topography" published in 1982 in English; a color copy of "Topo-Graphies," published in 2002 in Greek; two copies of "Anadraseis" and "A Visual Poetry Exhibition."

Physical Description

1 folder

Plante, David, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a photocopy of David Plante's article on Nikos Stangos's poetry "Hē Poiēsē tou Nikou Stangou (1936-2004)" in Greek translation by Sōtērēs Liontos, published in the literary magazine Nea Synteleia; also included is a copy in English.

Physical Description

1 folder

Plante, David, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes printed photocopies (1 item) of D. Plante's book Pure Lover: A Memoir of Grief with his handwriiten corrections, dated 2009.

Physical Description

1 folder

Plante, David, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes printed photocopies (1 item) of Plante's book Pure Lover: A Memoir of Grief with his handwriiten corrections (2009).

Physical Description

1 folder

Politē, Tzina, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a typed manuscript draft with autograph corrections of Politē's short story "The Perfect Mask" in English.

Physical Description

1 folder

Ritsos, Giannēs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Included are nine autograph poems by Giannēs Ritsos in Greek: "Mystikē enochē," "To Epangelma tou Poiētē," "Stratopedo," "To Anekphrasto," "Traumatias ē Nekros?," "To Anankaio Epiphōnēma," "Ektos Chōrou," "To Telos tēs Parastasēs," Prin kai Meta ton Pnigmo." They are dated in 1972 and according to an autograph note they belong to the unpublished collection "Hypokōpha." Also included are: a black and white photograph of Ritsos from 1972 with a dedication note to Nikos Stangos on verso; 10 photographs of the illustrations which were created by Ritsos between 1968 and 1969 and published in the book Gestures; a typed manuscript of an obituary of Ritsos; photocopies of biographical information on Ritsos and a letter from Stangos to the editor of The Times Literary Supplement relating to Ritsos work.

Physical Description

1 folder

Ritsos, Giannēs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes photocopies of the autograph manuscript drafts of Ritsos' books in Greek: Thyrōreio, Gkrankanta, Kinklidōma, Petres, Cheironomies, and several other poems as well as photocopies of the typed manuscript drafts of the book Cheironomies [ Gestures] in Greek.

Physical Description

1 folder

Ritsos, Giannēs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes photocopies of the autograph manuscript drafts of Ritsos's books: Tanagraies, Chartina, Martyries, Diadromos kai Skala in Greek and a typed manuscript draft of the introduction to Martyries.

Physical Description

1 folder

Ritsos, Giannēs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a typed manuscript copy (1 item) of Ritsos's "Persephonē" dated in 1965- 1970 in English (translated by Stangos?).

Physical Description

1 folder

Staurou, Tatiana, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a typed manuscript copy of Staurou's book: Hoi Poulētades tēs Polēs.

Physical Description

1 folder

Valaōritēs, Nanos, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes an autograph manuscript draft of the poem "Erōtogonia"; galey proofs (2 items) of "Kyrio Sōma"; a typed manuscript copy of "Se mia Parenthesē" with Valaōritēs's autograph dedication note to Nikos Stangos, his autograph emendations and date "Martios 1993"; typed manuscript copy of "Agraphē Graphē" with autograph corrections; typescript photocopy of a short story "Mythistorian."

Physical Description

1 folder

Valaōritēs, Nanos, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes photocopies of several articles by Valaōritēs which were published in several European and American literary magazines in Greek, English, and French.

Physical Description

1 folder

Valaōritēs, Nanos, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a photocopy of a radio interview that Valaōritēs gave to KPFA on "The Literature of Post-Colonial Cultures as Reflection of Unique Self-Identity"; also present is a copy of a lecture he gave at the Aristotle University of Thessalonikē, School of Modern Greek Language, 1995-1996; a short biographical note on Valaōritēs.

Physical Description

1 folder

Miscellaneous Poems, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes typed manuscript drafts of miscellaneous poems of an unknown poet, dated 1963-1966.

Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This series consists of several issues of English and Greek literary magazines, exhibition catalogs of Greek artists, printed programs, miscellaneous printed lectures and articles, clippings of Greek and English newspapers and magazines, audiovisual material, and photographs.

Arrangement

This series has been arranged into two subseries: A. Literary Magazines and B. Clippings and Miscellaneous.

Physical Description

1 box

Scope and Contents

This series consists of Greek and English literary magazines.

Arrangement

This subseries has been arranged by type of material.

Physical Description

1 box

Literary magazines, 1970-1978. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes three issues of the literary magazine "Modern Poetry in Translation,": June 1970, no. 7 with a dedication to Giannēs Ritsos poetry accompanied by two poems in English translation by Nikos Stangos, "Omens" and "The Last Grapes", the issue July 1971 and Winter 1978, no. 18; also present is an issue of The Greek Month in London. Aspects of Contemporary Greek Culture, 5 Nov.-5 Dec. '75.

Physical Description

1 folder

Literary magazines, 1975-1976. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Included are two issues of the literary magazine Anti, v. 23, July 1975 with a special dedication to Giannēs Ritsos and v. 36, Jan. 1976; one issue of Eleutherotypia, a monthly magazine, June 1975, with an extensive article on Ritsos contribution to Eleutherotypia; one issue of The New Review v. 23, no. 27, June 1976 with eight poems of Giannēs Ritsos in English translation by Nikos Stangos.

Physical Description

1 folder

Literary magazines and miscellaneous, 1967-1980. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Included is one issue of ERA, Ireland's liveliest review of the Arts, 5, 1980, including the poem "Enchantments of the Obvious" by Nikos Stangos; "Twelve Poets" edited by Charles Osborne for the Poetry Book Society, 1967; an offprint of Edmund Keeley's on "The Voices of Elytis's The Axion Esti"; the issue of July 1979 of the Greek newspaper Empros published in London, in Greek.

Physical Description

1 folder

The Times Literary Supplement, 1975. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Included are two issues of The Times Literary Supplement, nos. 3844, 3846 of 1975.

Physical Description

1 folder

Neohellēnika Poiētika Keimena 3, undated. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a copy of the publication Neoellēnika Poiētika Keimena of the Aristotle University of Thessalonikē in Greece with poems of 19 post-war Greek poets.

Physical Description

1 folder

Exhibition Catalogs, 1982-1991. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Catalogs of two exhibitions that Vasō Kyriakē organized in 1982 and 1987; a catalog of the exhibition "Chorus on Canvas" that took place in "galleryk" in 1991 with the participation of four Greek women artists; two exhibition catalogs of "Homada Technēs 4+"; two other catalogs of exhibitions by the artists Maria Kokkinou and Aspa [Stasinopoulou].

Physical Description

1 folder

Miscellaneous printed material, 1977-2001. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes the program of the international conference on Andreas Empeirikos, 2001; a printed photocopy of Peter Mackridge's article on "Ho Kavafikos Seferis," 1997; a printed text "Dialogos me ton Inkor Stravinsky" by Giannēs Tsarouchēs, 1977; 3 issues of the pamphlet "Klinamen" (nos. 21, 22, 24, 1983);

Physical Description

1 folder

Programs, 2004. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes printed programs of the memorial to Nikos Stangos, December 9, 2004, given at the National Gallery, London; an invitation to "Nikos Stangos Memorial Lecture"; a printed program of the memorial service for Alan Ross.

Physical Description

1 folder

Audiovisual material, 1996. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes a compact disk titled: "Ho Seferis sto BBC"

Physical Description

1 folder

Photographs, 1960s-2003. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes 17 black and white and 2 color photographs of Nikos Stangos.

Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This subseries consists of clippings of Greek and English newspapers and literary magazines, as well as miscellaneous articles and other material.

Arrangement

This subseries has been arranged roughly by type of material.

Physical Description

1 box

Hockney, David, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes clippings of English newspapers and literary magazines regarding David Hockney's work spanning from 1966 to 2005.

Physical Description

1 folder

Ritsos, Giannēs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes clippings of Greek and English newspapers and literary magazines regarding Giannēs Ritsos's poetry spanning from 1968 to 1997.

Physical Description

1 folder

Stangos, Nikos, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes clippings of Greek and English newspapers regarding Nikos Stangos's work spanning from 1975-1984.

Physical Description

1 folder

Greek poetry and art, 1966-2001. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes clippings of Greek and English newspapers and magazines on Greek poetry and art.

Physical Description

1 folder

English poetry, 1975-1995. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes clippings of English newspapers on English poetry and few book reviews.

Physical Description

1 folder

Miscellaneous articles and other material, 1969. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of typed manuscript drafts of the article "Kandisky's 'On the Artist'" translated from the Swedish into English by Ellen H. Johnson and Gösta Oldenburg (undated); a photocopy of Samuel Becket's poem "Lessness" translated by the poet from his own French version (1969); copy of an article on Seferis, in Italian, by an unknown author (undated); also included are flyers of "National Poetry Centre" presenting Nikos Stangos reading of his poetry and that of Ritsos's, 1975.

Physical Description

1 folder

Print, Suggest