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Constantine P. Cavafy

Poet (29-Apr-1863 — 29-Apr-1933)


John Peter Anton. Poetry and Poetics of Constantine P. Cavafy: Aesthetic Visions of Sensual Reality. Harwood Academic Publishers. 1995. 387pp.

Peter Bien. Constantine Cavafy. Columbia University Press. 1964. 48pp.

C. Capri-Karka. Love and the Symbolic Journey in the Poetry of Cavafy, Eliot, and Seferis: An Interpretation with Detailed Poem-by-Poem Abalysis. Pella. 1982. 374pp.

Peter Jeffreys. Eastern Questions: Hellenism and Orientalism in the Writings of E. M. Forster and C. P. Cavafy. Elt Press. 2005. 224pp.

Gregory Jusdanis. The Poetics of Cavafy: Textuality, Eroticism, History. Princeton University Press. 1987. 193pp.

Edmund Keeley. Cavafy's Alexandria: Study of a Myth in Progress. Harvard University Press. 1976. 196pp.

Robert Liddell. Cavafy: A Critical Biography. Duckworth. 1974. 222pp.


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  3. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.73)

  4. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.97)

  5. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.111)

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