Draft letter by Cavafy to C. Fotiadis

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F17-SF003-0027 (964)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F17-SF003-0027 (964)
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Draft letter by Cavafy to C. Fotiadis
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25/9/1926
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25.5 x 20.5 cm

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Handwritten draft letter by Cavafy on three ruled sheets. Pages 3-6 are numbered. Cancellations and emendations. The letter is addressed to Constantin Photiadès. Positive comments and short quotes from Photiadès’ books on Maria Kalergis and Pierre de Ronsard. Update on the despatch of his poems and their translations into French. Reference to a 1921 edition. Signed: “CPC”. Interpolated phrases in French.

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Mainly Greek

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Writing in pencil. Physical item wear: oxidations.

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RELATED WORKS BY C. P. CAVAFY:
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“Longings” >A85
“King Demetrius” >A90
“Herodes Atticus” >A125
“In Stock” >A133
“Dangerous” >A123
“In the Street” >Α160
“Days of 1901” >Α581
“That They Come-” >Α179
“Ithaca” >Α122

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Positive and analytical critique by Cavafy on Fotiadis’ book Marie Kalergis (Paris 1924). Cavafy refers to French translations of his poems, like the ones in the book La Grèce actuelle dans ses poètes (1921), edited by Hubert Pernot or in the journal Les Annales politiques et littéraires (05/09/1926).

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Drafts and copies of C. P. Cavafy's letters
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