The sixth Biennial Conference of Greek Studies held at Flinders University from 23 to 26 June 2005 marked an important step forward: it became an international conference, thus attracting a considerable number of specialists from Europe as well as academics and post-graduate students from Australia. Fifty-five papers were published in these Proceedings after being assessed as significant contributions to knowledge by scholars of international repute.
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(Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007) Dracopoulos, Anthony
Please note: this article is in Greek. This paper revisits the function of the “moment” in Cavafy’s poetry within the context of Bakhtin’s theoretical framework and Seferis’ views of the Cavafean use of history. By analysing the poem “In Sparta”, it demonstrates that the Cavafean “moment” is a complex point in time and space on which diverse voices and points of view meet and participate in a dialogue. None of these voices, however, is privileged in the articulation of a central theme or idea. Each brings to the moment its own world view, interests and experiences and as a result the moment, and by extension the poem itself, cannot be reduced to a single meaning...