Cavafy


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Cavafy

Constantine. Greek name Kavafis.1863--1933, Greek poet of Alexandria in Egypt
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In search of an answer as to why should the club be inviting Strollers along a dirt road downhill and then back uphill, we were inspired by the message by poet Cavafy in his poem Ithaka: a traveller ought to look for the thrills and rewards in the journey, rather than the destination.
These are essentially the themes of world literature, and every writer, as Cavafy and Borges would put it, brings to art, if the stars are favorable, an interesting variation.
I first became acquainted with Morsi's work at the inauguration of an exhibition of his "Cavafy Suite" in Cairo in February 1991; although he himself did not attend, there was a panel discussion on Cavafy translations that included two of his Gallery 68 cohort, al-Kharrat and Mansur (see Halim, "Of Infinite Variety").
More substantively still, remarks in Yourcenar's critical essay on Constantin Cavafy, originally composed as the introduction to the translations of Cavafy's poetry Yourcenar made in the 1930s with Constantin Dimaras, draw for illustration of the poet's depiction of Alexandria directly on the world of the Satyricon:
Cavafy, describes a polity that invents or exaggerates mysterious foreign threats to prop up its decaying power structures.
Although that library was destroyed by fire in the 4th century, its embers would inspire the rebuilding of the city to its former glory in the 19th century, giving rise once again to a polyglot, cultured society that included writers such as the poet Constantine Cavafy, the novelist Lawrence Durrell (The Alexandria Quartet) and, now, Yitzhak Gormezano Goren.
Cavafy, "a Greek man with an Alexandrian Heart", who lived in Alexandria more than 100 years ago, and addresses Egypt's neglect of modern Greek literature.
Eliot Prize, the Colorado Book Award, and the Cavafy Poetry Prize from Poetry International.
Fueron publicadas por Peter Jeffreys en El Cairo el ano 2009, en un esplendido volumen: The Forster-Cavafy Letters Friends at a Slight Angle Includes the complete Valassopoulo translations of Cavafy.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The 53rd edition of the International Bursa Festival in the northwestern city of Bursa will open next week with a grand project dedicated to late Greek poet Constantine Cavafy, "The Kavafis Project.
There were things one looked forward to in this curiously muffled programme, words by Edward Thomas, Betjeman, Cavafy.
Cavafy (1863-1933) worldwide, the Greek Embassy of Greece in Cairo organised a special dinner, with all the dishes being those that were cooked many years ago by the mother of Greek iconic poet Constantine Cavafy.