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Stathis Gauntlett

Stathis Gauntlett is a British neo-Greek scholar who teaches in Australia. He was a lecturer in Modern Greek at the University of Melbourne for twenty-five years before taking up the founding Professorship of Hellenic Studies at La Trobe University in 1998. Since his retirement he has been a Senior Honorary Research Fellow at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Gauntlett is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

Stathis Gauntlett reviews ‘Summer Visit: Three novellas’ by Antigone Kefala and ‘The Island/L’île/To Nisi’ by Antigone Kefala

August 2003, no. 253 01 August 2003
Readers who share Helen Nickas’s view that Antigone Kefala’s fiction forms ‘a continuous narrative which depicts and explores the various stages of an exilic journey’ may be pleased to find more instalments in her fourth book of fiction, Summer Visit. The first of the three novellas is an account of an unsatisfying marriage, told with a controlled detachment that makes its title, ‘Intima ... (read more)

Stathis Gauntlett reviews 'The Bird, The Belltower' by Peter Lyssiotis

May 2006, no. 281 01 May 2006
This is an auspicious time to reissue a book by a Cypriot-Australian in a bilingual edition. Awareness of Cyprus in Australia, and of Australia in Cyprus, is at unprecedented levels following the spectacular performance in the 2006 Australian Open Tennis Championship of both Marcos Baghdatis and his colourful crowd of supporters from the Cypriot subset of the Melbourne Greek community. Bilingual ( ... (read more)