May 31, 2017

Political Cavafy

Constantine Cavafy is the pre-eminent poet of the Greek diaspora. His poetry seems unchanged by the time. His work, though small compared to that of other […]
May 31, 2017

Constantine Cavafy: The Poet of the Diaspora

I am from Constantinople by descent but was born in Alexandria in a house on Sheriff Street. I was very young when I left for England […]
May 31, 2017

Cavafy’s Cultural Politics and the Poetics of Liminality

Probing the work of C. P. Cavafy has been intriguing for me, not only because he is one of the most influential figures in twentieth-century European […]
September 8, 2016

Bookshelf: Walking in Athens with Constantine Cavafy

Renowned Greek poet Constantine Cavafy was born in Alexandria, Egypt, on 29 April, 1863. A cosmopolitan by birth, Cavafy travelled for the first time to Greece in the […]