MGSA Survey of University Faculty and Administrators

 

 

Dr. Peter Bien

 

Professor Emeritus

 

Dartmouth College

 

Department of English

 

 

I. Degrees

 

Ph.D. 1961 Columbia University (English and Comparative Literature)

 

M.A. 1957 Columbia University (English and Comparative Literature)

 

B.A. 1952 Haverford College (Music)

 

 

II. Areas of Specialization

 

Nikos Kazantzakis

 

Modern British Prose

 

20th Century Greek Language and Literature

 

III. Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

 

Odysseus Across the Centuries

 

Joyce and Kazantzakis

 

Nikos Kazantzakis

 

 

IV. Principal Publications (Greek words are given in transliteration)

 

Greek Today (with Dimitri Gondicas, John Rassias, Andromache Karanika, Chrysanthi Yiannakou-Bien). Lebanon, NH: University Press of New England, 2004.

 

Kazantzakis: Politics of the Spirit. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1989. Published in Greek translation in 2001 by the University Presses of Crete.

 

Three Generations of Greek Writers: Introductions to Cavafy, Kazantzakis, Ritsos. Athens: Efstathiadis, 1983.

 

Antithesis kai Synthesis sten Poiese tou Gianne Ritsou. Athens: Kedros, 1980.

 

Myrivilis, Stratis. Life in the Tomb. Translated by Peter Bien. Lebanon, NH: University Press of New England, 1977. River Vale, NJ: Cosmos Publications, 2004.

 

Kazantzakis, Nikos. The Last Temptation of Christ. Translated by Peter Bien. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960.

 

 

V. Office Address

 

 

Office Telephone (F)=Fax

 

 

Electronic Address

 

[email protected]

 

 

VI. Home Address

 

80 Lyme Road, #171

 

Hanover, NH 03755

 

Home Telephone (F)=Fax

 

(603) 643-5524

 

(603) 643-2072 (F)

 

 

VII. Comments and Additional Information

 

Working on volume 2 of Kazantzakis, Politics of the Spirit, and also on an edition of the selected letters of Kazantzakis in English translation.

 

Summer address (June 15 September 5): P.O. Box 32, Riparius, NY 12862. Telephone 518 251-2372.

e-mail: [email protected]

 

Last revised May 28, 2004

 

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