Draft letter by Cavafy to Forster

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F17-SF002-0007 (334)
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REFERENCE CODE:
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F17-SF002-0007 (334)
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Draft letter by Cavafy to Forster
DATE(S):
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10/3/1924
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Item
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25 x 21 cm

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Handwritten draft letter by Cavafy to E. M. Forster regarding the translations of poems of his into English, written on both sides of a sheet and on the verso of a printed broadsheet containing the poem “Chandelier”. The second and third pages are numbered. Cancellations and emendations in ink and pencil. The broadsheet was printed in 1918. Cavafy expresses his contentment for the apparent interest in his poetry in England. He also refers to new English translations of poems of his.

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English

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Writing in pencil and ink. Physical item wear: oxidations caused by metal paperclip. Watermark: Paxton Extra Strong.

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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).

“The City” >Α107
“Caesarion” >Α160
“Demaratus” >Α192
“Ithaca” >Α122

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Reference to translations of the poems “Caesarion”, “Demaratus” and “Ithaca” by Valassopoulo. Cavafy considers Valassopoulo the ideal translator of his poems.

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10.26256/ca-sf02-s01-ss01-f17-sf002-0007
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