Μεταξύ μύθου και πραγματικότητας: ανασυγκροτώντας τον αφηγηματικό χαρακτήρα του Αντρέα Κορδοπάτη

Variant title
Between fiction and reality : the construction of Antreas Kordopatis' literary character
Source document: Neograeca Bohemica. 2020, vol. 20, iss. [1], pp. [53]–69
Extent
[53]–69
  • ISSN
    1803-6414 (print)
    2694-913X (online)
Type: Article
Language
Greek, Modern (1453–)
Abstract(s)
Antreas Kordopatis, the main character in Thanasis Valtinos' novel Synaxari Antrea Kordopati, Vivlio Proto: Ameriki (1972 [1964]), emerged as an eminent literary figure in Greek post-war literature, especially due to his oscillation between fiction and reality. The aim of this paper is to examine the construction of Kordopatis' character as well as the methods and literary devices that are used for it. Valtinos' blurring of the lines between the real elements of Kordopatis' story and the fictional ones manages to achieve a twofold effect; firstly, he constructs a fluid literary persona that is constantly transforming to conquer its dream, and secondly, he subverts the reader's reception.
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