Production and Function of Poetry in “Darius”

Cavafy is a poet who reinscribes Hellenistic history with his peculiar point of view and a sharp sense of irony in his historical poems. Among these, there are meta-poetic moments or whole poems that are about the writing process and the function of poetry. Through a comparison of these moments in the historical poem “Darius” … Read moreProduction and Function of Poetry in “Darius”