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  • Author:
    Peter Jeffreys
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    9774162579
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    978-9774162572
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    The American University in Cairo Press; 1 edition (June 15, 2009)
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    212 pages
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The Forstercavafy Letters book. The Forster-Cavafy Letters: Friends at a Slight Angle. This is an interesting collection of letters between Cavafy and Forster.

The Forstercavafy Letters book. The English novelist . 9774162579 (ISBN13: 9789774162572). They had met in Alexandria in the 20s and had a 15 year "lobsided" friendship (Forster seemed more into Cavafy than the other way around). But the friendship was interesting in that because they were both closeted homosexuals who never came out due to the times.

The Foster-Cavafy Letters, Friends at a Slight Angle is a very interesting book: through this collection of letters, one is allowed to witness a special friendship as it develops between two authors, each from a different country

The Foster-Cavafy Letters, Friends at a Slight Angle is a very interesting book: through this collection of letters, one is allowed to witness a special friendship as it develops between two authors, each from a different country. Special in the way that Foster, the Englishman never misses to assert his admiration towards the Greek-Alexandrian poet, never gives up his ambition to present the poet to the English world, and this, despite Cavafy's apparent infifference. The Introduction is also a most precious piece.

The Forster–Cavafy Letters. Friends at a Slight Angle . Forster ultimately succeeded in launching Cavafy’s reputation in the English-speaking world, setting an important precedent for his present global literary fame. Forster, archival photographs, and related letters.

The Forster-Cavafy Letters: Friends at a Slight Angle. New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2009. Eastern Questions: Hellenism and Orientalism in the Writings of E. M. Forster and C. P. Cavafy. ELT Press of English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920, The 1880-1920 British Authors Series, Number 18. Greensboro: ELT Press, 2005.

item 5 The Forster-Cavafy Letters Friends At A Slight Angle 2009 -The Forster-Cavafy Letters Friends . PETER JEFFREYS, assistant professor of English at Suffolk University (Boston, MA), is the author of Eastern Questions: Hellenism and Orientalism in the Writings of .

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M. Forster, Constantine P. Cavafy, Peter Jeffreys. This book documents one of the most intriguing and significant literary friendships of the twentieth century. Forster and the Greek-Alexandrian poet . Cavafy met when Forster was working for the Red Cross in Alexandria during the First World War. Their subsequent correspondence bears witness to a complex relationship and serves as a fascinating testament to Forster's relentless determination to promote Cavafy by bringing out an English translation of his work.

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Peter Jeffreys is Associate Professor of English at Suffolk University view morePeter Jeffreys is Associate.

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The Forster–Cavafy Letters: Friends at a Slight Angle. Things hadn’t improved by April 1916, when in a letter to his friend Edward Carpenter he apologized for having to grouse about this physical loneliness and his fear that the spirit is being broken. Selected Prose Works. Cavafy, translated from the Greek and annotated by Peter Jeffreys. And yet something in Egypt loosed rather than broke his spirit. For one thing, we know that a few months after he wrote Carpenter, Forster was finally relieved of his sexual innocence by a soldier on a beach-clearly a crucial milestone.

The English novelist E.M. Forster and the Greek–Alexandrian poet C.P. Cavafy met when Forster was working for the Red Cross in Alexandria during the First World War. Their subsequent correspondence bears witness to a complex relationship and serves as a fascinating testament to Forster’s relentless determination to promote Cavafy by bringing out an English translation of his work. The letters also chronicle Cavafy’s calculated refusal to comply fully with Forster’s plans. The story they tell involves a number of major twentieth century literary personalities―Arnold Toynbee, T.S. Eliot, T.E. Lawrence, and Leonard Woolf all participated in Forster’s early translation project. Forster ultimately succeeded in launching Cavafy’s reputation in the English-speaking world, setting an important precedent for his present global literary fame.The volume includes all extant letters, the earliest Cavafy translations by George Valassopoulos (incorporating Cavafy’s own authorial emendations), poems by E.M. Forster, archival photographs, and related letters.