Cavafy Poems by C. P. Cavafy,  Daniel Mendelsohn (trans)

Cavafy Poems by C. P. Cavafy, Daniel Mendelsohn (trans)


In 2009 Knopf published a new translation of Cavafy's Complete Poems by the brilliant and award-winning writer and scholar Daniel Mendelsohn. Now Mendelsohn has made a selection of the poet's best-loved works for a Pocket Poets edition, including such favorites as "Waiting for the Barbarians," "Ithaca," and "The God Abandons Antony." Whether advising Odysseus as he returns home to Ithaca or portraying a doomed Marc Antony on the eve of his death, Cavafy's poems make the historic profoundly and movingly personal. A towering figure of twentieth-century poetry, Cavafy is a stellar addition to the Everyman Pocket Poets series.

  • Details

    Imprint: Everyman

    Publication Date: 28/2/2014

    ISBN: 9781841597966

    Pages: 256

    Type: Hardback