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Alternative title: Poiemata
  • Author:agent Antigone Kefala http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/kefala-antigone
Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 Poems
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Owl Publishing , 2000 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Mnhemeio "Mia psilhe Brohhe" Monumenti"A misty rain", Antigone Kefala , John Vasilakakos (translator) single work poetry (p. 70-71)
Latreia "Etrogan to hora, koimountav he'auto" Worshipi"They ate the soil, slept with it", Antigone Kefala , John Vasilakakos (translator) single work poetry (p. 72-73)
Agnanteouontas the Thalassa "'Etan sto mpalkoni" Looking Towards the Seai"She was on the balcony", Antigone Kefala , John Vasilakakos (translator) single work poetry (p. 74-75)
Thea "To deilino epefte" Goddessi"The evening was falling", Antigone Kefala , John Vasilakakos (translator) single work poetry (p. 76-77)
Note: English and Greek texts published on facing pages.
Biomechanike Pole "Taxideuame me to autokineto pros ten pole" Industrial Cityi"We drove towards the city", Antigone Kefala , John Vasilakakos (translator) single work poetry (p. 78-79)
Note: English and Greek texts published on facing pages.
"Piso mas" Barbecuei"At our back", Antigone Kefala , John Vasilakakos (translator) single work poetry (p. 80-81)
Kleponomia "Prospathontas na krupso" Inheritancei"Trying to hide", Antigone Kefala , John Vasilakakos (translator) single work poetry (p. 82-83)
Note: Greek and English texts published on facing pages
Perimenontas "Eho paramerisei te zohe mou" Waitingi"I have set my life aside", Antigone Kefala , John Vasilakakos (translator) single work poetry (p. 84-85)
Epistrefontas Spiti "Ki an" Coming Homei"What if", Antigone Kefala , John Vasilakakos (translator) single work poetry (p. 86-87)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Note: English and Greek texts printed together on facing pages. Note: Bilingual edition of poems written originally in English. The poems have been selected from Absence: New and Selected Poems.
Language: Greek , English

Works about this Work

A Diasporic Journey: Greek-Australian Poetry in Bilingual and English Publications Helen Nickas , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 February no. 41 2013;
This article 'is an attempt to give an expository overview of some of the major Greek-Australian poets of the first generation who arrived in Australia in the fifties and the early sixties. They are: Dimitris Tsaloumas (from the island of Leros, arrived in 1952 and settled in Melbourne); Vasso Kalamaras (from Athens, arrived in 1951 and settled in outback Western Australia before moving to Perth in 1960); Yota Krili (from the Peloponnese, arrived in 1959 and settled in Sydney); Dina Amanatides (also from the Peloponnese, arrived in 1958 and settled in Melbourne); and finally, Antigone Kefala (a Greek from Romania who went first to New Zealand in 1951 and finally settled in Sydney in 1960).'
A Diasporic Journey: Greek-Australian Poetry in Bilingual and English Publications Helen Nickas , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 February no. 41 2013;
This article 'is an attempt to give an expository overview of some of the major Greek-Australian poets of the first generation who arrived in Australia in the fifties and the early sixties. They are: Dimitris Tsaloumas (from the island of Leros, arrived in 1952 and settled in Melbourne); Vasso Kalamaras (from Athens, arrived in 1951 and settled in outback Western Australia before moving to Perth in 1960); Yota Krili (from the Peloponnese, arrived in 1959 and settled in Sydney); Dina Amanatides (also from the Peloponnese, arrived in 1958 and settled in Melbourne); and finally, Antigone Kefala (a Greek from Romania who went first to New Zealand in 1951 and finally settled in Sydney in 1960).'
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