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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS03-F23-0002 (338)
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Letter by A. Toynbee to E. M. Forster
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Handwritten letter by Arnold Toynbee to E. Μ. Forster, in which he expresses his appreciation of Cavafy’s poetry and includes a short chronological list of the poems he distinguishes. Written in a bifolio. [London]. Accompanied by envelope addressed to Cavafy.
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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
“Alexandrian Kings” >Α129
“Ides of March” >Α111
“The Seleucid’s Displeasure” >Α142
“In a City of Osrhoene” >Α152
“In Evening” >Α152
“Safe Haven” >Α159
“Aboard the Ship” >Α179
“If Indeed He Died” >Α171
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The appreciation of Toynbee of Cavafy’s poems is interesting for three reasons: a) he categorises Cavafy’s poems into historical and erotic (dual identity of Alexandria, according to Toynbee); b) he refers to the notion of dramatic monologue; c) he praises the “beauty of sound” of the poem “The City”.
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