Cavafy


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Cavafy

Constantine. Greek name Kavafis.1863--1933, Greek poet of Alexandria in Egypt
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But we had to rush through our remaining hours to make it to our must stops: the reincarnated library and Cavafy's house.
A poignant meditation on the origins of an individual's art, the novel traces Cavafy's footsteps during the final stop of a European trip he took with his brother in 1897.
"Iolas showed me," Jones says, "what can be done with a compelling story and a good eye." In this sense, Iolas had a profound influence on the kind of artist Jones became, in much the same manner that Cavafy impressed a young Iolas.
Cavafy, whose poems he was to translate into Arabic alongside producing the "Cavafy Suite," a series of etchings inspired by the Alexandrian-Greek poet (see al-Kharrat, '"An 'Mutataliyat Kafafi'" and "Ahmed Morsi" 39-42; Halim, Alexandrian Cosmopolitanism 105-07 and "Of Infinite Variety").
This city After C.P Cavafy (& AES) The ruins urge you to 'find another city,' look for another shore.
The biennial's evocative title, Still (The) Barbarians, is drawn from 'Waiting for the Barbarians' (1898) by the Greek poet Constantine Cavafy. Cavafy's poem explores various meanings associated with the term 'barbarians' --especially concerning power and civilisation--which continue to resonate in a contemporary political context.
Haag also wrote Alexandria: City of Memory, a composite biography of Forster, Cavafy and Durrell.
On ne reste plus le meme apres la lecture de Platon, d'Al Jahiz, de Pascal, de Kafka, de Cavafy etc.
Bloom's composition From the Drawer, a setting of a poem by Constantine Cavafy (for tenor or soprano, with flute/piccolo, clarinet, bassoon, and horn).
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.
Eliot Prize, the Colorado Book Award, and the Cavafy Poetry Prize from Poetry International.