books by Constantine Cavafy
The Canon: The Original One Hundred and Fifty-Four Poems (Hellenic Studies)
Center for Hellenic Studies
This volume of 154 poems by Constantine Cavafy is the entire body of work by the artist widely considered a master of modern Greek poetry. Published only privately during his lifetime, Cavafy's poems achieved international acclaim when writers such as E. M. Forster, Laurence Durrell, T. S. Eliot, and W. H. Auden brought his work to a worldwide audience. Cavafy was a poet of Alexandria, the city of his birth and his home throughout his adult ...
The complete poems of Cavafy
Cavafy, the foremost modern Greek poet, is a master at presenting a scene, an intense feeling, or an idea in direct, unornamented verse. Many of the poems are openly homosexual. Sixty-three newly translated poems have been added to the widely praised edition which includes the classic poem “Ithaca.” Introduction by W. H. Auden. Translated by Rae Dalven.
Constantine P. Cavafy - Poems
Libros Libertad, 2008
Translations, like everything else, wear out over time, as language, and those who read or use it, change. With a poet like Cavafy, who was so precisely tuned to the idiom of his peers, it is even more important to update the English versions of his poems frequently, so that they have the same immediate resonance with the times as the originals had with their time. This is, of course, an impossible task. There is no single word, much less any ...
Before Time Could Change Them: The Complete Poems of Constantine P. Cavafy
Constantine P. Cavafy
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Since his death almost seventy years ago, C. P. Cavafy has come to be recognized as one of the greatest poets of modern times. Elegiac, deeply sensual, and able to plumb the heart with language of immense richness, Cavafy evokes the great lost classical world of the Mediterranean with unparalleled beauty. Much of his poetry deals with love, specifically homosexual love. It speaks of human passions, the experience common to all mankind of love ...
C. P Cavafy Selected Poems
Princeton University Press
C. P. Cavafy (1863 - 1933) is now considered by many to be the most original and influential Greek poet of this century. The qualities of his poetry that were unfashionable during his lifetime are the very ones that make his work endure: his sparing use of metaphor; his evocation of spoken rhythms and colloquialisms; his use of epigrammatic and dramatic modes; his aesthetic perfectionism; his frank treatment of homosexual themes; his ...
C. P. Cavafy: Poems-The Canon (Early Modern and Modern Greek Studies)
Department of the Classics
C.P. Cavafy (Konstantinos Petrou Kavafis) is one of the most important Greek poets since antiquity. He was born, lived, and died in Alexandria (1863-1933), with brief periods spent in England, Constantinople, and Athens. Cavafy set in motion the most powerful modernism in early twentieth-century European poetry, exhibiting simple truths about eroticism, history, and philosophy-an inscrutable triumvirate that informs the Greek language and ...
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C.P. Cavafy: Collected Poems. ((Revised Edition)) [CP CAVAFY COLL POEMS ((REVISED] [Paperback]
C. P.?(Author) ; Cavafy, Constantine(Author); Savidis, George(Editor) Cavafy
Princeton University Press,
C P Cavafy Collected Poems
CONSTANTINE P. CAVAFY K.P. KAVAPHES
CHATTO & WINDUS
The Canon: The Original One Hundred and Fifty-four Poems
Constantine Cavafy; Stratis Haviaras (Translator)
C. P. Cavafy: The Poems of the Canon (Harvard Early Modern and Modern Greek Library)
Harvard University Department of the Classics
C.P. Cavafy (Konstantinos Petrou Kavafis) is one of the most important and influential Greek poets since antiquity. Based on a thirty-year scholarly and literary interaction with Cavafy’s poetry and its Greek and Western European intertexts, John Chioles has produced a most authoritative and exceptionally nuanced translation of the complex linguistic registers of Cavafy’s Canon into English. This paperback volume contains only the ...
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