Kostis Palamas’ Literary Work and its Critical Reception

Course Information
TitleΤΟ ΕΡΓΟ ΤΟΥ ΚΩΣΤΗ ΠΑΛΑΜΑ ΚΑΙ Η ΚΡΙΤΙΚΗ ΤΟΥ ΠΡΟΣΛΗΨΗ / Kostis Palamas’ Literary Work and its Critical Reception
SchoolPhilosophy and Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorDimitrios Kokoris
Course ID600014612

Programme of Study: UPS School of Philosophy and Education (2011-today)

Registered students: 1
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The poetic work of Kostis Palamas was essential for the evolution of Modern Greek poetry and important for the shaping of ideological area from the end of the 19th century to the first half of the 20th century. The main poetic compositions of Palamas will be studied, as well as texts belonging to the literary items of fiction, drama and literary theory and critique. It will also be emphasized that Palamas was an important historian of Modern Greek literature, while literary criticisms of his multifaceted work will be studied.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment863.4
Student Assessment
Writing examination
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ευριπίδης Γαραντούδης (επιμ.), Εισαγωγή στην ποίηση του Παλαμά. Επιλογή κριτικών κειμένων, Ηράκλειο, Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης, 2016. Ελένη Πολίτου – Μαρμαρινού, Ο πύργος και το γιοφύρι. Μελετήματα για τον Κωστή Παλαμά, Ηράκλειο, Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης, 2017.
Additional bibliography for study
Λίνος Πολίτης, Ιστορία της νεοελληνικής λογοτεχνίας, Αθήνα, Μορφωτικό Ίδρυμα Εθνικής Τραπέζης (13η έκδοση) 2003.
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