Letter by E. M. Forster to Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF001-0013 (332)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF001-0013 (332)
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Letter by E. M. Forster to Cavafy
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11/11/1923
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20 x 15.5 cm

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Handwritten note by E. M. Forster to Cavafy, signed “Fellow-poet”. The note mentions the London Reform Club as the place of dispatch, but the postage rubber stamp on the envelope mentions Weybdridge, with the same date. The sender expresses his disappointment in Cavafy’s protracted silence in a satirical quatrain.

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Writing in ink. Watermark: Audrey Note. Physical item wear: oxidations.

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Jocular poem by E. M. Forster commenting on Cavafy’s delay in responding to the proposal for the publication of his poems by the Hogarth Press.

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