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Alexander Karanikas

Born: 1916
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Dr. Karanikas was a Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was a graduate of Harvard and Northwestern.

Biography: In addition to his academic achievements, Dr. Karanikas was active in the Greek-American community. He served on the editorial committee of the Greek Star newspaper; was a board member of the United Hellenic-American Congress; co-chairman of the National Bicentennial Symposium, 'The Greek Experience in America'; served as National Secretary for the American Council for a Democratic Greece (1947); was a District Officer of the American Hellenic Education and Progressive Association; and a member of the Greek Orthodox Church.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Other ; Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Alexander Karanikas on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Hellenes and hellions :
ISBN: 0252007921 OCLC: 7171528

University of Illinois Press, Urbana : ©1981.

  Stepping stones :
ISBN: 0918618606 OCLC: 30620568

Pella Pub. Co., New York, NY : 1993.