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GR-OF CA SING-S01-F02-SF002-0007 (515)
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Letter by Richard M. Dawkins to Rica Singopoulo
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Typewritten letter with handwritten additions, by Richard Dawkins to Rica Singopoulo, on two sheets with notes on all sides. It is a reply to a previous letter by Singopoulo, along with which the sender appears to have also received works by Cavafy. Positive comments on the style and language of Cavafy’s poetry and its reception England. Mention of the poet’s poor health and his hospitalisation in Athens. In a postscript, Dawkins asks Singopoulo’s assistance in locating a publication on Greek popular poetry (Ν. Mavris / E. Papadopoulos, Dodekanisiaki lyra. Tomos protos. Kasiaki lyra, itoi dimodis poiisis kai mousiki tis nisou Kasou. Port Said 1928, print. Nea Icho). The citation, in Greek, is not written by the author, who has made handwritten additions in English. Emendations in the typewritten text. The postscript is written on a smaller piece of paper – it is possible that it was added after the main text had been finalised by its author. (Oxford)
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Reference to a critique by Cavafy on the work of E. M. Forster Pharos and Pharillon.
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