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Author: Dimitri Tsaloumas
ISBN13: 978-0702218828
Title: The Observatory
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Language: English
Category: Short Stories and Anthologies
Publisher: Imprint unknown (June 1983)
Pages: 192

The Observatory by Dimitri Tsaloumas

Dimitris Tsaloumas in many ways embodies the stubborn persistence of Hellenism. As a young man he made a promising start as a poet. His writing came to a temporary halt with his immigration, in the early 1950s, to Australia, where he lives in Melbourne with his wife and four children. The first book and The Son of Sir Sakis are not represented here; each is a lengthy continuous work. This selection offers a representative sample from the other books and from a group of poems published in an anthology, Poetry 1979. Although Dimitris Tsaloumas is in many ways typically Australian - a lover of the outdoors and a keen gardener of native plants - his poetry remains obstinately Greek. There is, for instance, a constant sense of remoteness, of distance from the present environment, almost of nostalgia.

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Home All Categories The observatory: Selected poems of Dimitris Tsaloumas. ISBN13: 9780702218729. The Observatory : Selected Poems of Dimitris Tsaloumas.

Dimitris Tsaloumas (13 October 1921 – 4 February 2016) was a contemporary Greek-Australian poet. Tsaloumas was born in Greece on the island of Leros, one of the Dodecanese islands, which were then under Italian rule (from 1912 to 1947). Consequently, his formal education was in Italian. His later schooling was on Rhodes, where he also studied the violin. He came of age during the Italian and German occupation of Greece, and took part in the resistance, acting as a courier.

Books by Dimitris Tsaloumas, The observatory, To taxidi, Helen of Troy, Portrait of a dog, The harbour, Falcon drinking, The barge, Six Improvisations on the River. Six Improvisations on the River.

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Dimitris Tsaloumas won a National Book Council award for The Observatory and later the Patrick White award for a writer deemed not to have been sufficiently recognised. Tsaloumas came to Melbourne in 1952 and lived in Elwood for many years. He had for a long time spent a large chunk of each year on his home island, and had lived there for the past three years. Man of two countries: Poet Dimitris Tsaloumas reading his work.

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Dimitris Tsaloumas PHOTO: DIATRIBE-COLUMN. 10 February 2016 12:23pm. The life of award-winning poet Dimitris Tsaloumas has come to end. The 94-year-old died on Thursday in his birthplace of Leros, Greece. In an introduction written by Philip Grundy OAM, a translator who worked closely with the late Tsaloumas, he notes: Among the post-invasion cultures that we now enjoy, perhaps none is more hardy than the Greek; and no pioneer has done more to make us aware of it than Dimitris Tsaloumas. To be sure, he was preceded by a widespread enjoyment of Greek food, music and dancing, but Tsaloumas showed us how to plumb the depths of the Greek psyche and its basis in literature.