I've Gazed so Much

by C. P. Cavafy, Dieter Hall (Illustrator), George Economou

Published: January 2003
Publisher: Stop Press
Pages: 42
Paperback
ISBN: 9780952996194

       

Overview of I've Gazed so Much


Poetry. Illustrated by Dieter Hall and translated from the Greek byGeorge Economou, C.P. Cavafy's I'VE GAZED SO MUCH presents an aspect of the erotic dimension of a poet whom the Times Literary Supplement called, "One of the greatest writers of our times." Cavafy was born in Egypt in 1863 and died there in 1933. He lived in England from the age of seven to sixteen, an experience that was to have a significant influence on his development as a poet. After a brief time in Constantinople, he spent the rest of his life in Alexandria, whose rich mix of races and cultures was a constant source of attraction to him.

Synopsis of I've Gazed so Much

Illustrated by Dieter Hall and translated from the Greek by George Economou, C.P. Cavafy's I'Ve Gazed So Much presents an aspect of the erotic dimension of a poet whom the Times Literary Supplement called, "One of the greatest writers of our times." Cavafy was born in Egypt in 1863 and died there in 1933. He lived in England from the age of seven to sixteen, an experience that was to have a significant influence on his development as a poet. After a brief time in Constantinople, he spent the rest of his life in Alexandria, whose rich mix of races and cultures was a constant source of attraction to him.

About the Author, C. P. Cavafy


Constantine Petrou Cavafy was born in Alexandria, Egypt, in 1863 and died there in 1933. Alexandria's rich mix of races and cultures was a constant source of attraction and inspiration to him. He was described by the Times Literary Supplement as "one of the greatest writers of our times."

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