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dc.contributor.authorTsianikas, Michael
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-12T01:49:08Z
dc.date.available2015-08-12T01:49:08Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.citationTsianikas, M., 2015. Καβάφης: “Ας αφεθώ σ’ αυτήν”. In: M. Tsianikas, G. Couvalis and M. Palaktsoglou (eds.) "Reading, interpreting, experiencing: an inter-cultural journey into Greek letters". Modern Greek Studies Association of New Zealand, 287-304.en
dc.identifier.issn1039-2831
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2328/35505
dc.description.abstractPlease Note: This article is in Greek. Kavafis: Let me submit to Art: Beginning with the poem “Κίμων Λεάρχου, 22 ετών, σπουδαστής ελληνικών γραμμάτων”, this study reveals that behind his “synthetic” poetry lays a secret desire for Kavafis to compose a “novelistic” prose. It is an ambitious but almost undeclared project, which could embrace not only diachronic characters but also philosophical and cosmopolitan ideas from the Hellenistic era (like epicurean hedonism) to the 20th century, in an “epigrammatic” approach. Other important issues arise, such as: the antithesis between philosophically mature subject on one hand and “educated”/uneducated characters dealing with every day unsolved passionate matters, on the other. Kavafis seems to develop a particularly strong interest in the second ones. Analysing Kavafi’s poem, when he is dealing with both, we can decode not only his literary passions but also his theory about a poem as a “synthetic” combination of tales, ideas and lust narratives: the dream trip for a postmodern sophist.en
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dc.publisherModern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealanden
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJournal of Modern Greek Studies;Special Issueen
dc.rights© 2015, Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand All rights reserved. No part of this publication may reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means electronic, mechanical or otherwise without the prior permission of the publisher.en
dc.subjectGreek studiesen
dc.subjectPoetryen
dc.titleΚαβάφης: “Ας αφεθώ σ’ αυτήν”en
dc.typeArticleen
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