Cavafy


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 (kə-vä′fē), Constantine Peter Originally Konstantínos Pétrou Kaváfis. 1863-1933.
Egyptian-born Greek poet whose works include "Waiting for the Barbarians" (1904).

Cavafy

(kəˈvɑːfɪ)
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(Biography) Constantine. Greek name Kavafis.1863–1933, Greek poet of Alexandria in Egypt
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With these words Greek poet Constantine Peter Cavafy (1863-1933) encouraged his readers to venture on new experiences and go on journeys to see the wonders of the world, such as the "knowledge" once housed in Egyptian cities.
The trail is named after the famous poem by Greek poet Constantinos Cavafy, that tells us that 'if you find her poor, Ithaka won't have fooled you.
Goldwyn: Now let's talk about world literature: in your academic work, you've written on Cavafy, Borges, and other practitioners of experimental modernism.
Alexandria' is a word that is a key, opening up the imagination to a vivid dream that brings the ancient past and the more recent future together: and in that dream parade the Pharos-one of the seven wonders of antiquity-the great library, Alexander the Great, Constantine Cavafy and Lawrence Durrell, to whom the city persists as the Capital of Memory.
Cavafy, and Jack Spicer and the poetics of citational correspondences.
With all my heart, I wish the teachers and students strength and every success in the extremely important work they are beginning and that will certainly lead, progressively and "insensibly", as Cavafy says, to our rediscovering the way of Greekness.
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").
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.
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).