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)
n
(Biography) Constantine. Greek name Kavafis.1863–1933, Greek poet of Alexandria in Egypt
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Forster, British writer Lawrence Durrell and Greek Poet Constantine Cavafy. At the other end of the road is the Zohour (Flowers) Clock right across Shallalat (Waterfall) Gardens, home to the remains of Alexandria's Arabian Walls.
Cavafy and Lawrence Durrell were all being turned into shambles.
Revered in Chile among readers and critics of twentieth-century Spanish-language poetry, Moltedo (1931-2012) has been compared with Cavafy for his allegiance to a city at once mythic and mundane; with Char for the inventiveness of his political poems; with Saba for his mastery of extreme concision.
Beautifully reconstructing three days in Paris, Ersi Sotiropoulos traverses the complex hallways of the poet Constantine Cavafy's mind in What's Left of the Night.
She won the 2007 Constantine Cavafy Prize for Literature.
Earlier this week, the group visited various sites in Alexandria, evoking childhood memories, including the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in Alexandria, Greek schools and cemeteries, as well as the house of Alexandrian poet Constantine Cavafy. Today, the group travels to Sinai in order to visit Saint Catherine's Monastery, before returning back to Cyprus and Greece on Sunday.
Cavafy's poem "Sailing to Ithaca," Admiral Stavridis describes the intense and deep revelation of meaning attained through creative literature and recommends the challenge of developing an active, creative imagination in reading intellectual literature as an important role of leaders.
Know, with Cavafy, what"these Ithacas mean." Believe in, and provide for, the children who will inherit this earth.
'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.'
He first spoke to Jones in French (a language the artist did not know) and followed up in English, asking the young Midwestern boy--fresh from his first year at Yale--whether he knew of the poetry of Constantine Cavafy, adding, "He is one of us." This question, the large Harold Stevenson watercolor of a column/phallus (COLUMN, ca.
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.