Loula Anagnostaki

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Loula Anagnostaki
Native name Λούλα Αναγνωστάκη
Born (1928-12-13)13 December 1928
Thessaloniki, Greece
Died 8 October 2017(2017-10-08) (aged 88)
Alma mater Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Relatives Manolis Anagnostakis (brother)

Loula Anagnostaki (13 December 1928 – 8 October 2017) was a Greek writer. Her surname also appears as Anagnostakē.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

She was born in Thessaloniki. She was the sister of poet Manolis Anagnostakis.[2] She earned a law degree from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.[3]


Her first three one act plays were performed in 1965 and published in 1974: Dianyktereusē (Overnight stop), Polé (The City) and Parelasé (Parade).[1] Her works have been performed by the National Theatre of Greece and by Karolos Koun's Art Theatre, as well as in Cyprus, France, England, Italy and Poland.[1]

Selected works[3][edit]

  • E Synanastrophē (Social encounter), play (1967)
  • Antonio ē to menyma (Antonio or the message), play (1972)
  • Nikē (Victory), play (1978)
  • E Kaseta (The tape), play (1983), published by «Κέδρος», Αθήνα 2008, ISBN 978-960-04-3859-8
  • O Ihos Tou Oplou (The sound of the gun), play (1986), published by «Κέδρος», Αθήνα 2007, ISBN 978-960-04-3653-2
  • Διαμάντια και μπλουζ. Το ταξίδι μακριά.(Diamonds and Blues. The long journey.) plays published by «Κέδρος», Αθήνα 2008, ISBN 978-960-04-3697-6


  1. ^ a b c Wilson, Katharina M (1991). An Encyclopedia of Continental Women Writers. Volume 1. pp. 32–33. ISBN 0824085477.
  2. ^ Merry, Bruce (2004). Encyclopedia of Modern Greek Literature. p. 16. ISBN 0313308136.
  3. ^ a b Miller, Jane Eldridge (2002). Who's who in Contemporary Women's Writing. pp. 14–15. ISBN 0415159814.

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