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GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S02-F05-0024 (1598)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S02-F05-0024 (1598)
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DATE(S):
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[1903]
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Item
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34 x 43 cm

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Handwritten prose text by Cavafy on a double sheet notepaper, on both sides of two sheets and on the recto of a third sheet. Three date indications, all from 1903 (July, August, November). Extensive use of abbreviations throughout the text. Very few titles of poems are mentioned (“Walls”, “The Windows”, etc.). Few cancellations, emendations and notes in pencil.

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English

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Writing in ink and pencil. Physical item wear: the paper is particularly worn, with tears, holes, oxidations and discolourations. Watermark: Gouvernement Egyptien.

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RELATED WORKS BY C. P. CAVAFY:
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“Philosophical Scrutiny” >A491
“The Windows” >Α75
“Walls” >Α50
“Candles” >A61
“Thermopylae” >Α19
“Sweet Voices” >Α31
“Ars Poetica” >A491.α

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Notes by Cavafy regarding his poetry [“Philosophical Scrutiny”]. They were first published as part of a longer text entitled [“Poetics”], [“Ars Poetica”].

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