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Collected poems

By: Cavafy, Constantine, Keeley, Edmund, Sherrard, Philip, Savvidaes, Geaorgios P

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA, Princeton University Press:

Edition: Rev. ed

Seller ID: 4316

ISBN: 0691015376

Collected Poems C. P. Cavafy (1863-1933) lived in relative obscurity in Alexandria, and a collected edition of his poems was not published until after his death. Now, however, he is regarded as the most important figure in twentieth-century Greek poetry, and his poems are considered among the most powerful in modern European literature. Here is an extensively revised edition of the acclaimed translations of Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard, which capture Cavafy's mixture of formal and idiomatic use of language and preserve the immediacy of his frank treatment of homosexual themes, his brillia... View more info