Translations of poems by Cavafy

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Translations of poems by Cavafy
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42.8 x 27 cm

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Handwritten text by Cavafy, including 21 poems of his translated into English (“An o[ld] man”, “Candles”, “Voices”, etc.) by his brother, John Cavafy, on six double sheet notepapers with notes on all sides; the last page of the last notepaper is blank. The text is abbreviated and is underlined all across. The poems are numbered in pencil (1-21, omitting 11).

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English

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Double sheet notepaper. Black ink and pencil. Watermark: Velo Mill Depose. Physical item wear: oxidations in some sheets; small holes in part of the item.

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RELATED WORKS BY C. P. CAVAFY:
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“Voices” >Α79
“Old Men’s Souls” >Α68
“Candles” >A61
“An Old Man” >Α54
“Prayer” >Α55
“The First Step” >Α62
“Interruption” >Α70
“Thermopylae” >Α19
“Che fece… il gran rifiuto” >Α67
“The Windows” >Α75
“Trojans” >Α87
“Waiting for the Barbarians” >Α84
“Monotony” >Α98
“Betrayal” >Α78
“The Funeral of Sarpedon” >Α58, Α100
“The Horses of Achilles” >Α54
“The Retinue of Dionysus” >Α93
“King Demetrius” >Α90
“That Is He” >Α104
“Sculptor from Tyana” >Α114
“The Steps” >Α106

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The translations by John Cavafy have been published: Poems by C. P. Cavafy, Translated from the Greek, by J. Cavafy (Ikaros, Athens 2003).

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