Modern Greek Studies Association


Prof. Minas Savvas

Professor

San Diego State University
Department of English and Comparative Literature

Degrees

Ph.D. 1970 University of California, Santa Barbara (English)
M.A. 1965 University of Illinois (English)
B.A. 1963 University of Illinois (English)

Principal Publications

"Peculiar Gestures" poems by Yannis Ritsos, translated and with commentary by Minas Savvas, and supplemental prefatory essays by Vasilis Vasilikos and Louis Aragon.
The House Vacated (translations of Yannis Ritsos). Parentheses Series, 1989.
Subterranean Horses (translations of Yannis Ritsos). Ohio University Press, 1980.
Chronicle of Exile (translated and with an introduction to Yannis Ritsos' verse). Wire Press, 1975.
Scars and Smiles. Athens: Diogenes Press, 1975 (poetry collection).
Over 180 items of translation in journals, including New York Review of Books, Antaeus, TriQuarterly, etc.
Over 30 articles and 110 reviews in publications such as Yale Review, Chicago Review, Literary Review, etc.

San Diego State University
Department of English and Comparative Literature
San Diego, CA 92182

 

(619) 594-1522

Areas of Specialization

Shakespeare and the Elizabethans
Modern Greek Literature
Translation Theory and Practice

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

Modern Greek Literature
Contemporary Greek Verse

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