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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION
 
Picture of Nikos Kazantzakis, author of Zorba the Greek and The Last Temptation of Christ; twentieth century Cretan Literature / Greek Literature
Nikos Kazantzakis
(1883 - 1957)

 
Category:  Cretan, Greek Literature
 
Born:  February 18, 1883
Megalokastro (now Iráklion), Crete (Greece)
 
Died:  October 26, 1957
Freiburg, Germany
 
Related authors:
Albert Camus
 
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Nikos Kazantzakis - LIFE STORIES
 
 
2/18/1883     Kazantzakis and Zorba
On this day in 1883 Nikos Kazantzakis was born, in Heraklion, Crete. Kazantzakis was a philosopher, a doctor of laws, a politician, a translator of Dante, and a prolific writer in all genres (including a 33,333 line sequel to the Odyssey) but his greatest fame comes from Zorba the Greek, a novel which rejects intellectualism for the simple life.
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SELECTED WORKS BY THIS AUTHOR
 
 
The Last Temptation of Christ
fiction
 
The Odyssey: A Modern Sequel
by Nikos Kazantzakis, Kimon Friar (Photographer)
poetry
 
Zorba the Greek
fiction
 
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