Draft letter by Cavafy to A. Singopoulo

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F17-SF001-0076 (1563)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F17-SF001-0076 (1563)
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Draft letter by Cavafy to A. Singopoulo
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24/6/1928
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22 x 27 cm

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Handwritten draft letter by Cavafy to Alekos [Singopoulo] written on both sides of two sheets folded in bifolios. The poem mentions the dates of letters he has sent the Singopoulos as well as news of literary interest.

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Greek

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Writing in pencil and ink. Physical item wear: small holes.

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RELATED WORKS BY C. P. CAVAFY:
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“On Ahmed Rassim” >Α487

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Cavafy comments positively on the current issue of the Semaine Égyptienne (June 1928), which includes a publication of the Kerenia Koukla by Konstantinos Christomanos, translated by Giannis Papas. He also mentions the commentary on the issue in the newspaper Tachydromos; he expresses his dislike regarding the meagre references in the Tachydromos to his own work in the Semaine Égyptienne. He also refers to the journal Panorama and to the progress of the activities of Alexandrini Techni.

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PERSONAL PAPERS
Correspondence of C. P. Cavafy
Personal correspondence
Drafts and copies of C. P. Cavafy's letters
Drafts and copies of letters addressed to Alekos and Rica Singopoulo