Για τη “στιγμή” και την πολυφωνία στον Καβάφη με αφορμή το ποίημα “Εν Σπάρτη”
Department of Languages - Modern Greek
Please note: this article is in Greek. This paper revisits the function of the “moment” in Cavafy’s poetry within the context of Bakhtin’s theoretical framework and Seferis’ views of the Cavafean use of history. By analysing the poem “In Sparta”, it demonstrates that the Cavafean “moment” is a complex point in time and space on which diverse voices and points of view meet and participate in a dialogue. None of these voices, however, is privileged in the articulation of a central theme or idea. Each brings to the moment its own world view, interests and experiences and as a result the moment, and by extension the poem itself, cannot be reduced to a single meaning...
Greek Research, Greek Research, Anthony Dracopoulos
Dracopoulos, Anthony. 2007. Για τη “στιγμή” και την πολυφωνία στον Καβάφη με αφορμή το ποίημα “Εν Σπάρτη” / On the 'Moment' and Polyphony in Cavafy: Reading the poem "In Sparta". In E. Close, M. Tsianikas and G. Couvalis (eds.) "Greek Research in Australia: Proceedings of the Sixth Biennial International Conference of Greek Studies, Flinders University June 2005", Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek: Adelaide, 543-556.