She studied French & Greek Literature (University of Athens) and holds a PhD (Doctorat Nouveau Régime) in General & Comparative Literature, (Sorbonne -Paris III). For several years she taught Modern Greek Literature with comparative aspects at the Centre for Open and Distance Learning (CFOAD) of the University of Burgundy. She is Associate Professor of European Literature at the Hellenic Open University, where she is also head of the European Studies Department –where she teaches History of European Literature–, member of the Special Interdisciplinary Committee of the Postgraduate Programme in Creative Writing, and member of the Academic Committee of the MA in Modern Italian Culture. She is also Board member of the Greek General and Comparative Literature Association (since 2008), member of the Editorial Board of the scientific journal Comparaison (since 2016), and Board member of the Hellenic Open University Press (since 2020).

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First name:  ANTIGONE
Last name:  VLAVIANOU
  • Literature’s space/mode regained - Eleven comparative readings of European literature. Foreword: Antigone Vlavianou, Introduction: Elisabeth Tsirimokou, Patakis Publishers 2020.

  • My Dear Proust - Correspondence between André Gide & Marcel Proust (tr. Nassos Detzortzis), introduction - comments - editing, National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation Publications 2013.

  • The German Occupation Diary by Yorgos Ioannou, unabridged edition (introduction - comments - epilogue), Hestia Publishers 2000.

  • Ten unpublished letters of Yorgos Ioannou to Christos Samouilidis 1949-1951 (introduction - comments), Hestia Publishers 2000.

  • Introduction to Phylladion, (Introduction, epilogue and errata for the new edition of the eight (8) issues of the literary journal Phylladion published by Yorgos Ioannou), Hestia Publishers 1996.

In collective works

  • Metapolitefsi 1974-1981: Literature and cultural history, edited by G. Dimitrakakis, A. Natsina, Publications of the School of Philosophy of the University of Crete 2021.

  • The Cambridge Companion to Creative Writing, edited by David Morley-Philip Neilsen, tr. Rosalie Sinopoulou, epilogue for the Greek edition, Hellenic Open University Press 2021.

  • The Poetics of Landscape, Edited by: E. Garantoudis, V. Patsiou, R. Polycandrioti, IHR/NHRF publications, vol.2, Athens 2019.

  • Mythes – Symboles – Réalités. Mélanges en l’honneur de Georges Fréris, Reo ed. 2015.

  • The Power of Money in Modern Greek Literature - From the Cretan Renaissance to the dawn of the 21st century, ed. by Giorgos P. Pefanis, Publications of the Kostas and Eleni Ourani Foundation 2014.

  • For Ioannou - Critiques, introduction-selection Dimitris Kokoris, ed. Aigaion 2013.

  • Dictionnaire des Écrivains Francophones de l’Europe du Sud-Est, 2012. (Digital Dictionary)

  • Writings of memory. Comparison - Representation - Theory, introduction-edited by Z. I. Siaflekis, Gutenberg Publishers 2011.

  • The short story in Greek and foreign literatures: theory - writing - perception, edited by Eleni Politou-Marmarinou, Sophia Denisi, Gutenberg Publishers 2009.

  • The History of European Literature from the early 18th to the 20th century, vol. 2, Hellenic Open University Press 2008. (Academic Coordination: A. Vlavianou. Authors: A. Vlavianou, G. Gotsi, K. Karakasi, D. Kargiotis, Th. Katsikaros, I. Pipinia, D. Provata, A. Spyropoulou.)

  • The rhythm of the soul - Tribute to Yorgos Ioannou, edited by N. Vagenas, Y. Kondos, N. Makrynikola, Kedros Publications 2006.

  • Comparative Literature in Greece - Contemporary trends, introduction-editor Elena Koutrianou, Ellinika Grammata Publications & University of Cyprus 2005.

  • Encyclopédie de la Littérature/ Enciclopedia Garzanti della Letteratura, Garzanti Publishers/La Pochothèque, Paris 2003. (author of entries).

  • Grèce - Un théâtre d' ombres (Greece - A Theatre of Shadows), Autrement Editions, Monde series, No 39, Paris 1989.

Editing of publications / tributes in literary magazines:

  • "Tribute: Jean Cocteau - A heretic visionary of European art", Nea Hestia Magazine, Vol. 1879 (independent issue), 2018.

  • "Tribute: Dimitris Analis", New Hestia Magazine, vol. 1869, 2016.

  • "Tribute: Menis Koumantareas", Nea Hestia Magazine, Vol. 1867, 2015.

  • "Tribute: Nassos Detzortzis", Nea Hestia Magazine, vol. 1863, 2014.

  • Francophonie and Multiculturalism - Mosaics of pluralism in letters and arts, Gregoris Publications 2013. (Co-edited with D. Filias, M. Velioti, Chr. Economopoulou.)

  • Dimitri T. Analis - Poète de l'errance, Desmos Magazine, No 40, Paris 2013. (Co-curated with Christian Cogné and Ismini Vlavianou.)

  • Dimitris T. Analis, Domestic and foreign current affairs – articles on political issues, Iolkos Publications 2013.

  • Albert Camus, The artist and his time - Speeches in Sweden, introduction - comments - language editing, Kastaniotis Editions 2012.

  • - Anthology of Literary Works - History of European Literature, ed. Hellenic Open University Press 2008.

  • Texts for Yorgos Ioannou - Tribute, Entefktirio Magazine, vol. 68, 2005. (Co-edited with Yorgos Kordomenidis.)

Translations- selection

  • Jean Anouilh, Oedipus or Lame King, translation (surtitles) for theatrical performance (Benaki Museum, 24.09.2020), adapted and directed by Ismini Vlavianou-Cogné.

  • Jean Cocteau, "Essay on Indirect Criticism", introduction-selection of extracts-translation-notes, Nea Hestia Magazine, vol. 1879, 2018.

  • Jean Anouilh, The Beaten Dog, translationin verse (surtitles) of the one-act play Le Chien pelé. (Theatre performance - Hellenic-French School "Jeanne d'Arc", January 2017.)

  • "Sophocles' Ajax from Paris to Athens / Ajax de Sophocle de Paris à Athènes". Surtitles of a theatrical adaptation adapted and directed by Ismini Vlavianou-Cogné (Municipal Theatre of Piraeus, 4.05.2016)

  • Raymond Devos, "Parler pour ne rien dire / Talk for the sake of talking ", "Où courent-ils ? / Where are they all running?". (Surtitles of a theatrical performance - Hellenic-French School "Jeanne d'Arc", January 2015.)

  • Dimitri T. Analis, People of the other shore (Hommes de l'autre rive), Livanis Publications 2006. (In collaboration with Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke.)

  • Victor Hugo au fil des mois/ Victor Hugo from month to month: selection and translation of extracts from the complete works of Victor Hugo. Bilingual edition of a yearly calendar. Hellenic-French "Jeanne d'Arc", 2003.

  • Danièle Sallenave, Farewell (Adieu), Gavrielides Publications 1995. Introduction-translation, in collaboration with Nassos Detzortzis.

  • R. Barthes, M. Butor, M. Duras - Fr. Mitterrand, D. Sallenave: selection-introduction-translation for the special issue "Contemporary French literature", I Lexi Magazine, vol. 69-70, 1987.


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Chevalier (Knight) of the Ordre des Palmes Académiques (2017) Awarded by the Ministry of National Education of the French Republic  

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