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Passwords: Edmund Keeley on Cavafy and Seferis

Apr 27, 1995 | 7:00 pm

Known for his focus on history, political ironies, and homosexual themes, C.P. Cavafy (1863-1933) is the most important Greek poet of this century. George Seferis (1900-1971) is second-and Greece’s first Nobel laureate of any kind, who wrote with stylistic purity free from embellishment. A world-renowned scholar of Greek poetry, Edmund Keeley is former professor of English and Creative Writing at Princeton University, and a recent president of P.E.N.

Passwords programs are made possible, in part, by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Location Poets House, Spring Street Sponsored By Poets House


Apr 27, 1995
7:00 pm
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