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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 161–176.
Published: 01 May 2021
...—all of which reflect Cavafy's engagement with British colonialism in Egypt. The novelist and critic Stratis Tsirkas, also a Greek who grew up in Egypt, has argued that Cavafy's rising aversion to the British occupation regime developed alongside the shifting ideological lines of the Hellenic diaspora...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 89–121.
Published: 01 May 2021
... sources, the acclaimed writer Stratis Tsirkas 8 ( [1958] 1995 : 156–222) was the first to speak about 1882 as a watershed year in Cavafy's life. His argument drew evidence from the first decade of the British occupation, when mainstream opinion among Alexandria's Greek community became explicitly...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 123–160.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the committee. Not only were there interconnections, if loose, between Cavafy and these poets writing in Arabic but a source cited by Stratis Tsirkas informs us that the Alexandrian preferred Hafiz Ibrahim's poetry to Shawqi's yet ranked them both beneath Mutran (1971: 79). If so, how would Cavafy have reached...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 59–87.
Published: 01 May 2021
... colonial (see Gallant 2002 ; Kolocotroni and Mitsi 2008 ). While this context for Cavafy's work has been mined and illuminated amply, from the earliest accounts and in openly politicized ways—such as by the then communist Nicolas Calas (as “M. Spieros”) in the early 1930s, to Stratis Tsirkas and George...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 41–57.
Published: 01 May 2021
... sometimes been used to contradict Stratis Tsirkas's portrayal of the poet as a pro-Arab intellectual, who secretly harbored anti-imperialist sentiments. But this is not at all the point I want to make here. In a rather neglected passage from this interview, which refers to Cavafy's rapport at the office...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 7–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
.../ . Sharples Joseph , and Pollard Richard . 2004 . Liverpool: Pevsner Architectural Guides . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press . Tibbles Anthony . 2018 . Liverpool and the Slave Trade . Liverpool : Liverpool University Press . Tsirkas Stratis . 1995 . Ο Πολιτικός...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 177–203.
Published: 01 May 2021
... weight in literary reputation and exposure in the West—besides Cavafy, we might think of George Seferis, Odysseus Elytis, Nikos Kazantzakis, and Stratis Tsirkas, to begin with. But this classicization of “Greece” is also experienced as a burden by many of these writers and the culture at large (see...