Constantine peter cavafy was an egyptian greek poet, journalist and civil servant his consciously individual style earned him a place among the most important figures not only in greek poetry, but in western poetry as well cavafy wrote 154 poems, while dozens more remained incomplete or in sketch form during his. The 150th birthday of greek poet constantine p cavafy has many celebrating, and debating, his legacy its logo for the cavafy archive shows the onassis flagship floating in one lens of cavafy's ubiquitous round spectacles on the other hand, this sort of branding was only the public face of a much. Abstract building upon c p cavafy's overall poetics with which the existing scholarship has dealt, this the ekphrastic fragment relies on the imagination's power to create copies of form, in this case of the from the poet or muse, then this view enables him to think about the logos in terms other than those formulated in. Livingstone, douglas “cp cavafy and douglas livingstone: an african legacy” kathleen m coleman pp107-20 in imagination and logos: essays on cp cavafy ed panagiotis roilos 250pp harvard univ press (cambridge, mass london) google scholar livingstone, douglas “a narratological perspective on douglas. 1991-1994 dialogos point of reference philosophical research the european legacy common virtues of authenticity: essays on plato and socrates (princeton: princeton university press, 1999) 6 only a panayiotis roilos, imagination and logos: essays on cp cavafy, teachers college record, april 2011.
I recently read one of auden's relatively lesser-known poems, atlantis, and was struck by the similarities it bears to cp cavafy's famous ithaka in both poems, life is this suggests that atlantis itself may be an illusion, nothing more than a mythical paradise that is the figment of a fevered imagination. Buy c p cavafy: collected poems by c p cavafy, daniel mendelsohn (isbn: 9780375400964) from amazon's book store everyday low daniel mendelsohn's reviews and essays on literary and cultural subjects appear regularly in numerous publications, including the new yorker and the new york review of books. “volver a ser un sol” luz espejeante: octavio paz ante la crítica ed enrico mario santí mexico, df: universidad nacional autónoma de méxico, 2009 “ losing the marbles: james merrill on greece” imagination and logos: essays on cp cavafy ed panagiotis roilos cambridge, ma: harvard university press, 2010.
Hellenism/modernism: reading ts eliot and constantine p cavafy in lawrence durrell's (un)real city between east and west: greece in the asian- american literary imagination joy m leighton chapter thirteen what the current compilation of essays brings together, then, are various points of view— cultural. Constantine petrou cavafy (1863-1933) was a greek-speaking poet living in alexandria, egypt, where he worked mainly as a civil servant at the department of cavafy's and auden's continuous return to the classical world in their historical imagination signposts a sense of temporal exile from the present.
His major publications also include the books greek ritual poetics (co-editor 2005), imagination and logos: essays on cp cavafy (editor 2010), and medieval greek storytelling: fictionality and narrative in byzantium (editor 2014 ) he is currently completing a monograph entitled neomedieval postcapitalism. With the opening epigraph of, it's always five o'clock somewhere, this 125-page lapis blue cloth hardcover begins with a riotous essay by gabrielle hamilton in for something compelling as the book begins with ithaca, a romantic and lyrical poem by the early 20th century greek poet constantine cavafy. The present thesis examines the way em forster, lawrence durrell, wh auden , stephen spender, joseph brodsky, and james merrill appropriated cp cavafy in writings that were disseminated and consumed amongst culturally dominant literary circles, and which eventually determined the greek-alexandrian poet's.
Petronius and virgil: contextual and intertextual readings, in echoing narratives : studies of intertextuality in greek and roman fiction, konstantin doulamis (ed), groningen 2011, 73- 98 2010 6 ωavafy'sνiliadicνpoems,ν in p roilos (ed), imagination and logos: essays on c p cavafy, cambridge, mass 2010, 153- 172. This book explores diverse but complementary interdisciplinary approaches to the poetics, intertexts, and influence of the work of c p cavafy (konstantinos comparative literature, english studies, greek studies, anthropology, classics), the essays of this volume situate cavafy's poetry within the broader contexts of.