“Birth of a Poem”

GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S01-F01-SF001-0010 (148)
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IDENTITY AREA

REFERENCE CODE:
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GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S01-F01-SF001-0010 (148)
TITLE:
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“Birth of a Poem”
DATE(S):
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February 1922
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Item
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30.5 x 18.5 cm

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Handwritten draft of the poem “Birth of a Poem” on one side of a sheet. Handmade folder from the printed cover of one of Cavafy’s poetry collections. The details of the 1915-1921 Collection on the recto (the second date is handwritten in ink). The handwritten title of the poem and date indication on the verso.

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Greek

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Paper and paperboard. Writing in pencil and ink. Physical item wear: oxidations caused by metal paperclips.

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).

“Birth of a Poem” >A618

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10.26256/ca-sf01-s01-f01-sf001-0010
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Poems (manuscript)