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C. P. Cavafy the poems of the canon by Konstantinos Kavafis

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Published by Harvard Early Modern and Modern Greek Library Harvard University, Department of the Classics in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

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  • Translations into English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementtranslated by John Chioles
SeriesHarvard Early Modern and Modern Greek Library, supplement 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA5610.K2 A6 2011b
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25094440M
ISBN 109780983532231
LC Control Number2011042811

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