Modern Greek Studies Association


Prof. Effie Rentzou

Associate Professor

Princeton University

Department of French and Italian

Degrees

PhD, French Language/Literature, Paris IV-Sorbonne, 2002

MA, French Language/Literature, Paris IV-Sorbonne, 1997

BA, French Language/Literature, Paris IV-Sorbonne, 1996

BA, Classics, University of Athens, 1993

Principal Publications

Littérature malgré elle: Le Surréalisme et la transformation du littéraire, Paris, Editions Pleine Marge, 2010

“Minotaur’s Revolution,” in L’Esprit Créateur, special issue “Face aux bêtes,” 2011.

“De la grande actualité de l’humain,” in (ed.) H. Béhar and P. Taminiaux, Poésie et Politique au XXe siècle, Paris, Hermann, 2011, p. 137-152.

“‘Briques et tuiles’: la revue grecque To Trito Mati (1935-1937),” in Les Littératures européennes dans les revues littéraires de l'Europe du Sud et du Bassin méditerranéen (1919-1939), Tours.

“Nicolas Calas: d’une langue à l’autre ou l’identité explosée,” in Faites claquer vos langues: Plurilinguisme et avant-gardes, Brussels, Peter Lang, 2011

“Stranger in the City: Self and Urban Space in the Work of Nicolas Calas,” Journal of Modern Greek Studies, vol. 26, no 2, October 2008, p. 283-309

“Nikos Gatsos’ Amorgos, Topography and the Poetics of Modernism,” Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, vol. 31, August 2007, p. 190-211

“Dossier on Nicolas Calas,” Pleine Marge, no 45, June 2007, p. 35-86

Department of French and Italian
329 East Pyne
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544

609 258 7335

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Areas of Specialization

20th century modernist and avant-garde literature

Text and image

Internationalization and globalization

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

Athens, Representations of a 20th Century City

Ancients and Moderns: Classics in the 20th Century

Narratives of Displacement

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