Dionysis N. Mousmoutis is an author, literary critic and publisher-editor in chief of the Greek monthly journal Historia Iconographimeni (History Illustrated).
Dionysis N. Mousmoutis was born in Athens and his origin is from Zakynthos. He has followed a course of Theater Studies at the Theater School of the National Theater in Greece and a course of seminars at RADA (1977-1982). In the 1980s he worked in the Press Center of the Foundation of the Hellenic World.
As of the late 1970s he has been participating in various scientific conferences, also publishing a variety of articles and studies on Modern Greek literature (theater, in particular), as well as many reviews.
His writings (studies, essays and reviews) have been published in a variety of journals and newspapers, including the newspapers Kathimerine; To Vima, and Eleftherotypia, and the journals Hellenikos Kosmos; Epilogos; Heptanesiaka Fylla; Porphyras; Kephaleniaka Chronika; Nea Hestia; Odos Panos; Periplous; K (a Journal for Literary and Artistic Reviews); Diavazo; Historia Iconographimeni; Epilogos, Index; Akti; Parodos; Mousikos Hellenomnemon; Ionika Analekta; Nea Efthyni; Sisyphus; Frear; Paravasis; Conte Spourgitis; Greek letters : a journal of modern Greek literature in translation, etc., as well as in Proceedings of conferences, anniversary volumes and collective works. He has edited special issues on Dionysion Solomos, Andreas Kalvos, Ugo Foscolo, Nikos Kavvadias, Alexandros Papadiamantis and Odysseas Elytis, as well as issues on historical and detective novels, travel literature etc., published by the journal Diavazo and the newspaper Eleftherotypia. In the period 2000-2002 he published annual volumes under the title Zakynthos, a Calendar on Literature, History and Folklore. He has compiled anthologies of contemporary poets of Zakynthos for the journal Hellenomouseion/Akti. Since 2008 he has been publishing and directing the monthly journal Historia Iconographimeni (History Illustrated).
Dionysis N. Mousmoutis is a member of many literary and scientific societies, clubs, organizations and cultural foundations, such as the Greek Historical and Ethnological Society; the Society for Heraldry and Genealogy; the Greek Folklore Society; the National Society of Greek Literary Authors; the Society for Corfiot Studies; the Museum for Solomos and Eminent Zakynthians; the “Athens Odeion” Music and Drama Club; the Center for the Research and Study of Greek Theater – Theater Museum; the Society for the Promotion of Useful Books, et.al. He has also been a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Society of Greek Literary Authors; the Greek Folklore Society; and the Ugo Foscolo Club. Furthermore, he is a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.
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