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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0025 (543)
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Letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy and John Cavafy
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EXTENT AND MEDIUM:
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FORMER REFERENCE CODE:
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NAME OF CREATOR(S):
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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE AREA
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Handwritten letter by Paul Cavafy to his brothers, John and C. P. Cavafy, from Paris, on all sides of a bifolio. In an apologetic tone for the disturbance he has caused to his family, he refers to his stay in Paris and to city landmarks (“Île de la Cité, Notre Dame, Quartier Latin, Louvre”); he expresses fears for his health and, remembering life in Alexandria, he repeats that he intends to return in due time. He comments on the matter of the frequency in which he may disburse his pension, a fact that seems to trouble him. Of note is the use of English and French words and phrases.
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