Draft letter by Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F17-SF003-0040 (958)
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DIGITAL OBJECT DESCRIPTION

IDENTITY AREA

REFERENCE CODE:
Records the unique identifier that has been appointed to the unit of description by the archivists, in order to facilitate references made to the fonds on an international level.
GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F17-SF003-0040 (958)
TITLE:
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Draft letter by Cavafy
DATE(S):
Identifies the date of creation of the unit of description.
n.d.
LEVEL OF DESCRIPTION:
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Item
EXTENT AND MEDIUM:
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34 x 21 cm

FORMER REFERENCE CODE:
Records the former identifier of the item as given by the Historical G. P. Savvidis Catalogue.

CONTEXT AREA

NAME OF CREATOR(S):
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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE AREA

SCOPE AND CONTENT:
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Handwritten draft letter by Cavafy to a recipient with an illegible name (possibly “Per.”, therefore it may be to Pericles Anastasiadis) on both sides of two ruled sheets. Comments on the language he uses in his work and on the process of composition he follows; references to poems of his. Abbreviations, cancellations and emendations.

CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE AREA

CONDITIONS GOVERNING REPRODUCTION:
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LANGUAGE AND SCRIPT NOTES:
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English

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
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Writing in ink and pencil. Physical item wear: oxidations. Watermark: Gouvernement Egyptien.

ALLIED MATERIALS AREA

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
“The Mountain” >Α483
“Candles” >Α61
“Artificial Flowers” >Α427
“The Last Days of Odysseus” >Α533
“A Night Out in Kalinderi” >Α487

NOTES AREA

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:
Literary annotation, providing additional information on the digital object.

The poem “The City” appears here under its original title “Again in the Same City”, translated into English.

ACCESS POINTS

Key-words aiming to facilitate search within the fonds.

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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 various recipients