Kazantzakis, Volume 2: Politics of the Spirit (Princeton by Peter Bien

By Peter Bien

Putting Greek author Nikos Kazantzakis's tremendous output into the context of his lifelong religious quest and the turbulent politics of twentieth-century Greece, Peter Bien argues that Kazantzakis used to be a deeply unsuitable genius--not continually artistically winning, yet a impressive determine by means of any ordinary. this is often the second one and ultimate quantity of Bien's definitive and enormous biography of Kazantzakis (1883-1957). It covers his lifestyles after 1938, the interval within which he wrote Zorba the Greek and The final Temptation of Christ, the novels that introduced him his maximum fame.

A demonically efficient novelist, poet, playwright, trip author, autobiographer, and translator, Kazantzakis used to be essentially the most very important Greek writers of the 20 th century and the one one to accomplish foreign popularity as a novelist. yet Kazantzakis's writings have been only one point of an obsessive fight with spiritual, political, and highbrow difficulties. within the Nineteen Forties and Fifties, a interval that integrated the Greek civil warfare and its aftermath, Kazantzakis persevered this engagement with undiminished strength, regardless of each main issue, generating in his ultimate years novels that experience develop into global classics.

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