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Antonis Glytzouris
Assistant Professor of Theatre Studies
Division of Music & Theater Studies

Post:University of Crete
Department of Philology
74 100 - Rethymno
Phone:+30 2831 077281
Fax:+30 2831 077304
+30 2831 077299

Date of birth:1965

Special Interests:
History and Theory of European Theatre, History of Modern Greek Theatre (19th & 20th centuries)

1998 PhD in Theatre Studies- University of Crete, Rethymno
1992 MA in Theatre Studies, University of Crete
1988 BA in Greek Language and Literature (Division of Theatre Studies), Univ. of Crete

Title of Doctoral Dissertation:
The Rise and Consolidation of Stage Direction in Modern Greek Theatre

Selected Publications:
  • «New Facts About Thomas Oikonomou's Activity in German Theater,» Ta Istorika, vol. 27, issue 53, December 2010, p. 494-500.

  • «Παρακμή, μυστικισμός και οι νεκροφάνειες της ελληνικής ράτσας. Ο Ασκληπιός του Άγγελου Σικελιανού», στον τόμο των πρακτικών του Επιστημονικού Συμποσίου Μυστικισμός και τέχνη. Από τον θεοσοφισμό του 1900 στη 'νέα εποχή': εξάρσεις και επιβιώσεις (7 & 8 Δεκεμβρίου 2007), Εταιρεία Σπουδών Νεοελληνικού Πολιτισμού και Γενικής Παιδείας - Σχολή Μωραΐτη, Αθήνα, 2010, σ. 119-142.

  • «'Resurrecting' Ancient Bodies: The Tragic Chorus in Prometheus Bound and Suppliant Women at the Delphic Festivals in 1927 and 1930», in Sport, Bodily Culture and Classical Antiquity in Modern Greece, Special Issue of the International Journal of the History of Sport, Vol. 27, No. 12, August 2010, 2090-2120.

  • «Demoticism and Theatrical Avant-garde. The 'Theater of the Malliaroi' (1907) and Thomas Oekonomou, in Tradition and Modernization in the Modern Greek Theater. From its Beginnings to the Post-war Era, Proceedings of the Third Pan-Hellenic Conference of Theatre Studies, Crete University Press, Heraklion, 2010, p. 211-221.

  • A. Glytzouris - K. Georgiadis (eds.), Tradition and Modernization in the Modern Greek Theater. From its Beginnings to the Post-war Era, Proceedings of the Third Pan-Hellenic Conference of Theatre Studies, Institute for Mediterranean Studies - University of Crete, Crete University Press, Heraklion, 2010.

  • Wishes of an Eagle, Wings of a Butterfly. Nikos Kazantzakis' Early Dramas and the European Avant-Garde. A Contribution to the Study of Decadence in the Modern Greek Theatre of the early 20th century, Crete University Press, Herakleio, 2009.

  • «Marika Kotopouli and the company of "Free Stage"» in Marika Kotopouli and the Theatre at Ermoupolis, Papers Read in a Symposium on Marika Kotopouli and the Theatre of Syros in August 1994, National Research Institute, 1996, p. 89-124.

  • «The Profession of Stage-Director at the Royal Greek Theatre (1898-1902)», per. Mnimon, 18 (1996), p. 61-88.

  • H σκηνοθετική τέχνη στην Eλλάδα. H ανάδυση και η εδραίωση της τέχνης του σκηνοθέτη στο νεοελληνικό θέατρο, Eλληνικά Γράμματα, Aθήνα, 2001, έκδοση 4η, 2009. (Βιβλιοκρισίες: α. Anna Stavrakopoulou, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, 27 (2003) 298-300. και β. Βάλτερ Πούχνερ, Παράβασις 5 (2004) 453-467.)

  • «Delphic Festival (1927-1930): the Revival of Greek Tragic Chorus in the Performance of Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound and Suppliant Women», per. Ta Historica, 28/29 (1998) p. 147-170.

  • Bertold Brecht, Dialoge aus dem Messingkauf, translated by Thomai Sarigianni and Andonis Glytzouris, Dodoni, Athens, 2000.

  • Stage Direction in Greece; The Rise and Consolidation of Stage Direction in Modern Greek Theatre, Ellinika Grammata, Athens, 2001. (Book Reviews: a. Anna Stavrakopoulou, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, 27 (2003) 298-300. and b. Walter Puchner, Parabasis; Scientific Bulletin Department of Theatre Studies, University of Athens 5 (2004) 453-467.

  • «The author D. P. Tagkopoulos and the Problem of Realism in Modern Greek Drama at the Beginning of the 20th century», per. Ta Historica, 35 (2001), p. 335-370.

  • «Nikolai Evreinov and the Reception of His Concept of "Theatricalism" in the Greek Theatre of the Interwar Years», Greek Theatre from the 17th to the 20th Centuries. Papers Read in the First Conference on Greek Theatre Studies in December 1998. Ergo Publications and Department of Theatre Studies, University of Athens, Athens, 2002, p. 289-299.

  • «Eva Palmer Sikelianou and Antonis Fokas: Dilettantism, Aestheticism and the Beginnings of Costume Design in Modern Greek Theatre», Greek Scenic and Costume Design, University of Athens, 2002, p. 128-142.

  • «"A Coercive Bath in Genius": Greek Productions of Goethe's Faust in the First Quarter of the 20th century and Thomas Oikonomou's Contribution», per. Nea Estia, 1742 (2002), p. 209-224.

  • «Folk Theatre and Government Interventionism in the Greek Stage of the Interwar Years: The Case of 'Carri di Thespi'», per. O Politis, 105 (2002), p. 29-39.

  • «Maurice Maeterlinck and Kostis Palamas' Theory on Theatre», per. Ardiane, 9 (2003), p. 189-201.

  • «"... Wandering Priestesses of Art ...". Modern Drama and European Stars in Fin-de-Siècle Athens» in Relations between Modern Greek Theatre and European Theatre. The Process of Reception from Renaissance up to Nowadays. Papers Read in the Second Conference on Greek Theatre Studies, University of Athens, 2004, p. 207-221.

  • «Pelos Katselis in His Youth: How He Became Stage-Director During the Interwar Years», per. Ardiane, 10 (2004), p. 169-191.

  • «Two Foreigners in the Same City. Two Unknown Letters from Prevelakis' Archive» (2004), per. Paravasis, Scientific Bulletin, Department of Theatre Studies, University of Athens, 5 (2004), p. 81-91.

  • «Maurice Maeterlinck, Symbolism and Nikos Kazantzakis' Early Dramas» in Nikos Kazantzakis: His Work and Its Reception», Papers Read in An International Conference, Centre For Cretan Literature, Heraklio, 2006, p. 51-67.

  • «Avant-Garde Theatre and Modern Greek Theatre», in Problems in the History of Modern Greek Theatre: Studies in Honor of Dimitris Spathis, N. Papandreou & E. Vafeiadi (eds.), University of Crete Press, 2007, p. 259-274.

  • «The Deadlock of Modernism in Greek Drama. Kazantzakis's Othello Returns», Journal of Modern Greek Studies, 25 (2007) 181-194.

  • «On the Emergence of European Avant-Garde Theatre», Theatre History Studies, volume 28, 2008, p. 131-146.

  • 'Filmic Documentation and the Modern Greek Theatre of the Interwar Years', Ta Istorika, vol. 26, issue 48, June 2008, p. 139-156.

  • «Τα μερεμέτια του Πρωτομάστορα», Αριάδνη, τ. 14, 2008, σ. 167-180. και στο Σ. Ν. Φιλιππίδης (επιμ.), Ο Καζαντζάκης στον 21ο αιώνα, Πρακτικά του διεθνούς επιστημονικού συνεδρίου 'Νίκος Καζαντζάκης 2007 Πενήντα χρόνια μετά' (Πανεπιστήμιο Κρήτης, Ηράκλειο & Ρέθυμνο, 18-21 Μαϊου 2007, Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης και Εκδόσεις Φιλοσοφικής Σχολής Πανεπιστημίου Κρήτης, Ηράκλειο, 2010, σ. 247-270.

  • «How Agamemnon and Antigone came back to life at Argolis plain in 1896», in A. Kastrinaki, A. Politis, D. Polychronakis (eds.), Polyfonia. Studies in Honor of S. N. Philippides, University of Crete Press, Heraklio, 2009, p. 231-248.

Updated 2-Feb-2011