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 (kä′zən-zä′kĭs, -zän-dzä′kēs), Nikos 1883?-1957.
Greek writer whose works, including the novel Zorba the Greek (1946) and the epic poem The Odyssey: A Modern Sequel (1938), often contrast the sensual and intellectual facets of human nature.


(Greek kazanˈdzakis)
(Biography) Nikos (ˈnikɔs). 1885–1957, Greek novelist, poet, and dramatist, noted esp for his novels Zorba the Greek (1946) and Christ Recrucified (1954) and his epic poem The Odyssey (1938)


(ˌkæz ənˈzæk ɪs, ˌkɑ zənˈzɑ kɪs)

Nikos, 1883–1957, Greek poet and novelist.
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While Crete s literary history extends down to its major twentieth-century writers--notably Kazantzakis and his close friend Pandelis Prevelakis, but also such contemporaries as Dimitris Kalokyris, Ioanna Karystiani, and Rea Galanaki, whose historical novel The Life of Ismail Ferik Pasha (1989) is listed in UNESCO's "Collection of Representative Works"--its cultural tradition reaches back into a mythic past invoked by the ruins of the Palace of Knossos a few miles to the south.
Scattered everywhere in the tiny room were my books: Merton, Camus, Kazantzakis, a Bible, commentaries, a four-volume comparative religion set, various bits of history.
Salio a relucir el nombre de alguna novela de Nikos Kazantzakis y el autor de Balada de otro tiempo dio por concluido el asunto senalando que esa no era sino la excepcion que confirmaba la regla.
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The Jesus in Nikos Kazantzakis' novel and Seorsese's film flies in the face of such fluffy-cloud imagery.
This new book is designed for all admirers of Bohuslav Mortinu or the writer Nikos Kazantzakis. Bohuslav Martini's last opera, The Greek Passion is a work that was long and difficult in the making.
N Middleton's illuminating book on the Greek writer Nikos Kazantzakis belongs to this current trend.
Still, the most neurotic celluloid Christ must certainly be the disturbed anti-hero of Martin Scorsese's film version of Nikos Kazantzakis' The Last Temptation of Christ (condemned for all the wrong reasons).
?Como compensamos esta larga agonia?" Lo profundo del dano causado nos hace recordar a Nikos Kazantzakis quien en una de sus novelas pone en boca del Santo de Asis estas formidables palabras: "El Cielo tiene siete pasos/ y el Universo otros siete,/ pero ninguno contiene a Dios./ El corazon del hombre, en cambio,/ contiene a Dios entero./ Ten cuidado, entonces./ No hieras el corazon del hombre/ porque puedes herir a Dios".
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The enchanted time Mann creates is like the writer's mind made visible, the childish mind that, according to Nikos Kazantzakis, the adult writer must consult in order to feel anything.
Born in Crete, Kazantzakis took a law degree at Athens, then traveled widely for several years.