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Selected Poems of Cavafy

Penguin Books Ltd,
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Kurzbeschreibung

C. P. Cavafy is one of the most singular and poignant voices of twentieth-century European poetry, conjuring a magical interior world through lyrical evocations of remembered passions, imagined monologues and dramatic retellings of his native Alexandria s ancient past. Figures from antiquity speak with telling interruptions from the author in such poems as Anna Comnena and You did not understand , while precise moments of history are seen with a sense of foreboding, as in Ides of March , The God Abandoning Antony and Nero s Deadline . And in poems that draw on his own life and surroundings, Cavafy recalls illicit trysts or glimpses of beautiful young men in One Night , I have gazed so much and The Caf Entrance , and creates exquisite miniatures of everyday life in An Old Man and Of the Shop .

Details

Titel: Selected Poems of Cavafy
Autoren/Herausgeber: C. P. Cavafy

ISBN/EAN: 9780141916088

Seitenzahl: 256
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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