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Constantine Petrou Cavafy (1863–1933)

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Image credit: From Wikipedia, portrait of Cavafy taken around 1900.

Tekijän teokset

Complete Poems (1961) 1,793 kappaletta
Remember, Body... (1600) 151 kappaletta
Settantacinque poesie (1992) 54 kappaletta
The Unfinished Poems (1994) 53 kappaletta
Homage to Cavafy (1978) — Tekijä — 47 kappaletta
Passions and ancient days (1971) 39 kappaletta
Penguin Modern European Poets : Four Greek Poets (1966) — Tekijä — 34 kappaletta
Un' ombra fuggitiva di piacere (2004) 30 kappaletta
56 Poemas (1998) 28 kappaletta
53 poesie (1996) 15 kappaletta
Poems / τα ποιήματα (2000) 14 kappaletta
Barbaarit tulevat tänään (2005) 12 kappaletta
Cavafy Poems (2014) 11 kappaletta
65 poemas recuperados (1979) 11 kappaletta
ITACA (ILUSTRADOS) (2013) 11 kappaletta
95 jeugdverzen en anekdoten (1980) 11 kappaletta
Antología poética (1984) 11 kappaletta
Poemas e Prosas (1994) 10 kappaletta
Selected Poems (1973) 10 kappaletta
Obra escogida (1984) 10 kappaletta
Cinquantacinque poesie (1968) 8 kappaletta
Le poesie (2015) 8 kappaletta
Poems: The Canon (2011) 7 kappaletta
Verzameld proza (1993) 7 kappaletta
Άπαντα 6 kappaletta
A la luz del día (1989) 6 kappaletta
Um zu bleiben. Liebesgedichte (1989) 6 kappaletta
Vuitanta-vuit poemes de Cavafis (1975) 6 kappaletta
Jours anciens (1978) 6 kappaletta
KAVAFIS OBRAS SELECTAS -F & V- (2012) 5 kappaletta
The Poems of C. P. Cavafy (1952) 5 kappaletta
Poesie erotiche (1983) 5 kappaletta
Bir başka deniz bulamazsın (2003) 5 kappaletta
Cien poemas (1998) 4 kappaletta
Runoja (1984) 4 kappaletta
Eroi, amici e amanti (2006) 4 kappaletta
ΠΟΙΗΜΑΤΑ 4 kappaletta
90 e mais quatro poemas (2003) 4 kappaletta
Poesie nascoste (1989) 4 kappaletta
Four poems 4 kappaletta
75 poemas (1976) 4 kappaletta
Poiēmata (1990) 4 kappaletta
Poesie (2017) 3 kappaletta
Kavafis (2016) 3 kappaletta
Mens vi venter på barbarerne (1985) 3 kappaletta
Zo dichtbij te zijn geweest (2006) 3 kappaletta
Poèmes anciens ou retrouvés (2023) 3 kappaletta
Herkenningen : vertaalde gedichten (1981) — Tekijä — 3 kappaletta
My Cavafy (2006) 3 kappaletta
Poesie (2005) 3 kappaletta
Poemas 1913-1956 2 kappaletta
El resplandor del deseo (2011) 2 kappaletta
Kavafis Integro (2000) 2 kappaletta
Poesie scelte 2 kappaletta
Dark Crystal (1981) 2 kappaletta
Poesie (1997) 2 kappaletta
Dikter 2 kappaletta
Poesie d'amore e della memoria (2007) 2 kappaletta
Konstantinos Kavafis 2 kappaletta
Honderd Gedichten 2 kappaletta
K.P.Kavafis-Bütün Siirleri (2017) 2 kappaletta
Le mura intorno: 80 poesie (1998) 2 kappaletta
Poemes de Kavafis 2 kappaletta
Prosas (1991) 2 kappaletta
Apokirygmena (2014) 2 kappaletta
60 poemas 2 kappaletta
100 Gedichten 1 kappale
145 Poemas 1 kappale
Pomes 1 kappale
Barzhonegoù: 1897-1933 (1997) 1 kappale
Poemes 1 kappale
Poemas completos 1 kappale
Sabrane pjesme 1 kappale
Recuerda, cuerpo 1 kappale
Ítaca y otros poemas (2022) 1 kappale
Ἡ Πόλις 1 kappale
カヴァフィス全詩集 (1997) 1 kappale
Treinta poemas (2021) 1 kappale
Kanon : 154 wiersze (2014) 1 kappale
Pesme 1 kappale
Πεζά 1 kappale
Kavafis íntegro 1 kappale
Poesie 1 kappale
Ποιηματα 1 kappale
Esperando a los bárbaros (2016) 1 kappale
Poemas (Spanish Edition) (2016) 1 kappale
Selected Poems 1 kappale
50 poemas 1 kappale
The First Step 1 kappale
Erotika Poemata 1 kappale
Works (in Greek) 1 kappale
Cien poemas 1 kappale
Poesía completa 1 kappale
Poiemata 1 kappale
Kärleksdikter 1 kappale
C. P. Cavafy: 154 Poems (2003) 1 kappale
BARBARLARI BEKLERKEN (1997) 1 kappale
Poiēmata 1 kappale
Greek Poems of C.P. Cavafy (1989) 1 kappale
Perimenontas tous varvarous (2013) 1 kappale
Na meinei (2013) 1 kappale
Poesie Erotiche 1 kappale
Fourteen poems 1 kappale
The Poems of the Canon (2012) 1 kappale
Poemes (traduïts per Alexis E. Solà) (1958) — Tekijä — 1 kappale
POEMES ANCIENS OU RETROUVES (1979) 1 kappale
Constantin Cavafy : Poèmes (1993) 1 kappale
44 poesie 1 kappale
Izabrane pjesme (1999) 1 kappale
Ítaca y otros poemas (2020) 1 kappale
Tensel Haz (2010) 1 kappale
Kärleksdikter 1 kappale
Gedichte. Das Hauptwerk (2007) 1 kappale
Poesie complete 1 kappale
25 Poemas 1 kappale
Poesie segrete (1988) 1 kappale
Poesie 1 kappale
Poesía completa anotada (2022) 1 kappale
Poesie segrete 1 kappale
Deseos y Otros Poemas (1997) 1 kappale
Alejandria - Poemas (2005) 1 kappale
Wiersze wszystkie (2022) 1 kappale

Associated Works

The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis (2001) — Avustaja — 546 kappaletta
Against Forgetting: Twentieth-Century Poetry of Witness (1993) — Avustaja — 334 kappaletta
The Penguin Book of Homosexual Verse (1983) — Avustaja — 236 kappaletta
The Columbia Anthology of Gay Literature (1998) — Avustaja — 158 kappaletta
Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths (1684) — Avustaja — 68 kappaletta
The Grim Reader: Writings on Death, Dying, and Living On (1997) — Avustaja — 60 kappaletta
The Name of Love: Classic Gay Love Poems (1995) — Avustaja — 50 kappaletta
Found in Translation (2018) — Avustaja, eräät painokset36 kappaletta

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therebelprince | 1 muu arvostelu | Oct 24, 2023 |
So, to be clear, I'm not giving Cavafy's poems 2 stars; my opprobrium is reserved for Daniel Mendelsohn's dishearteningly dead translations. Yes, Cavafy was writing free verse in the modernist vein. Yes, his poetic tone often borders on conversational. But Mendelsohn has decided to ignore the rhythmic torrents of the great poet's work, to select the most mundane word in any situation, to replace the feeling with the cerebral, rather than let the two walk hand in hand. The conversational, perhaps, has become colloquial.

It is certainly impressive for Mendelsohn to have translated all of Cavafy's poems (this edition is a "highlights reel" from the full two-volume collection). This should not be taken as a slight on his lifetime of work or his command of Greek! (Who am I to make such judgments?) Yet dedication alone, however admirable, is not achievement. Perhaps it's an American thing - or a generational one! Mendelsohn's collection has been rapturously received by American institutions, and I suspect there is something appealing, to those soaked in the American literary tradition, in the understated ordinariness of this verse.

As one who does not have Greek, it would be folly to discuss the art of translation in this context. So allow me to compare just two lines from Cavafy's most famous poem The City to try and express the intangible something which I find to be missing from DM's translation.

Here is DM:
"You'll always end up in this city. Don't bother to hope
for a ship, a route, to take you somewhere else;
they don't exist."

Here Edmund Keeley:
" You’ll always end up in this city. Don’t hope for things elsewhere:
there’s no ship for you, there’s no road."

Rae Delven:
"Always you will arrive in this city. Do not hope for any other–
There is no ship for you, there is no road."

Theoharis C. Theoharis:
"Always you will end up in this city.
For you there is no boat - abandon hope of that -
no road to other things."

And finally Lawrence Durrell, consciously "transplanting" rather than "translating", in a version from the appendices to his Justine:
"The city is a cage.
No other places, always this
Your earthly landfall, and no ship exists
To take you from yourself."

Four versions of Cavafy I would enjoy reading. And none of them Mendelsohn's.
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therebelprince | 24 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Oct 24, 2023 |
Adding to the translated poems of C. P. Cavafy, Daniel Mendelsohn has performed a great work of translation and help in understanding this seminal poet. Admired by his poets and translators alike this selection is a fine edition to appreciate the poetry of a favorite poet.
 
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jwhenderson | Feb 19, 2023 |
While living in Alexandria Cavafy wrote lyrical poetry featuring Greek culture and its past. This collection contains both narrative poems about the past and more personal lyrics often concerned with homosexual love. The style and tone is expressed in simple dry language that is unique to Cavafy. He is one of my favorite poets.
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