“C. P. Cavafy: Poesies (Traduites)”

GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S04-F13-SF001-0001 (1273)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S04-F13-SF001-0001 (1273)
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“C. P. Cavafy: Poesies (Traduites)”
DATE(S):
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1919
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Item
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27.7 x 43.3 cm

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Kyriacopoulo, Aison

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Typewritten French translations of poems by Cavafy, on one side of twelve sheets (“J’ai tellement Fixé…”, “Satrapie” etc.). The sheets are placed inside a double sheet notepaper. On the first page of the notepaper, the title and handwritten dedication by Aison Kyriacopoulo, Cavafy’s translator, to the poet. On the third page, the penultimate of the document, the titles of the translated poems, by way of an index. The poems contained (a total of 11) are fewer than the poems in the index (12). Handwritten corrections on the typewritten text. The title “But Wise Men Apprehend What Is Imminent”, the quote before the poem and the index are all written in Greek.

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Mainly French

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Writing paper. Black and blue ink. Watermarks: Whitehead’s Bond and F. Guérimand & […]. Physical item wear: oxidations in all sheets, tear at the double sheet notepaper folding point.

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RELATED WORKS BY C. P. CAVAFY:
Reference to the works of C. P. Cavafy that are directly related to the described digital object, followed by their number of entry in the C. P. Cavafy Bibliography (ed. by D. Daskalopoulos).

“Song of Ionia” >Α46
“Ithaca” >Α122
“The Satrapy” >Α108
“In the Month of Hathor” >Α147
“In Stock” >Α133
“Dangerous” >Α123
“Herodes Atticus” >Α125
“I’ve Gazed So Much–” >Α147
“Since Nine–” >Α162
“The Afternoon Sun” >Α164
“But Wise Men Apprehend What Is Imminent” >Α385
“Alexandrian Kings” >Α129

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The poem included in the index but missing from the series of sheets is “Ithaque”. It as been, however, located in the archive and appears to have been removed from the item in question, as it presents similarities as to its physical/technical characteristics (same type of paper, wears, same ink as the rest). See item GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S04-F13-SF001-0003 (1264).

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