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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F17-SF002-0009 (337)
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Draft letter by Cavafy to E. M. Forster; Poems
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Two handwritten copies of a letter by Cavafy to E. M. Forster, one of which is written on both sides of a sheet folded in a bifolio, and the other on both sides of a sheet. Reference to issues regarding the English translations of poems of his and despatch of two new translations by G. Valassopoulo. The poem titles in Greek. Two copies of the translation of the poem “Envoys from Alexandria” by G. Valassopoulo, one written and signed by Cavafy (on the first page of a ruled double sheet notepaper) and the other written by another hand (on a ruled sheet), with authorial notes and emendations. Two copies of the translation of the poem “Those Who Fought on Behalf of the Achaean League” by G. Valassopoulo, one written and signed by Cavafy and the other written by another hand, with notes and corrections by Cavafy. The translations which are not written by the poet are most likely written by Valassopoulo. Cavafy corrects Valassopoulo’s translations and incorporates the corrections into written up copies, which he sends to Forster.
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Writing in ink and pencil. Physical item wear: oxidations.
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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).
“Envoys from Alexandria” >Α162
“Those Who Fought on Behalf of the Achaean League” >Α222
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