The Complete Poems of Cavafy [i.e. K. P. Kabaphēs]

Front Cover
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1976 - Poetry - 311 pages
Cavafy, the foremost modern Greek poet, is a master at presenting a scene, an intense feeling, or an idea in direct, unornamented verse. Many of the poems are openly homosexual. Sixty-three newly translated poems have been added to the widely praised edition which includes the classic poem “Ithaca.” Introduction by W. H. Auden. Translated by Rae Dalven.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

VOICES
4
WALLS
17
THE GOD FORSAKES ANTONY
30
ALEXANDRIAN KINGS
40
WENT
46
1915
52
HE SWEARS
58
1916
64
IN THE SAME SPACE
158
THE MIRROR IN THE HALL
165
WHEN MY FRIENDS I WAS IN LOVE
175
THE POET AND THE MUSE
181
VULNERANT OMNES ULTIMA NECAT
187
TIMOLAOS THE SYRACUSAN
194
ADDITION
200
HORACE IN ATHENS
206

PASSAGE
71
FOR AMMONIS WHO DIED AT 29 IN 610
73
SENSUAL DELIGHT
79
THE NEXT TABLE
85
AT THE FOOT OF THE HOUSE
91
OF DEMETRIUS SOTER 162150 B C
97
YOUNG MEN OF SIDON A D 400
103
THEIR BEGINNING
109
1922
115
IN DESPAIR
121
1925
127
KLEITOS ILLNESS
133
PRIEST AT THE SERAPEUM
139
ANNA DALASSENÉ
140
IN A FAMOUS GREEK COLONY 200 B C
146
DAYS OF 1909 1910 1911
152
HAD YOU LOVED ME
213
CORRESPONDENCE ACCORDING TO BAUDELAIRE
217
THE HEREAFTER
224
THE HOSPITALITY OF LAGIDES
230
WHOEVER HAS FAILED
236
ETERNITY
242
BOUQUETS
248
THE NAVAL BATTLE
255
DECEMBER 1903
261
00 P M
267
HIDDEN THINGS
268
RECLINED AND LAY DOWN ON THEIR BEDS
274
COINS
280
NOTES
290
BIBLIOGRAPHY 310
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1976)

C. P. Cavafy (1863-1933) was born of Greek parents in Alexandria, Egypt, where he lived for most of his life and where he died. He is considered by many to be the greatest modern Greek poet.

Bibliographic information