Peter Jeffreys

Peter Jeffreys is Associate Professor of English at Suffolk University. He is the editor of The Forster-Cavafy Letters: Friends at a Slight Angle and author of Eastern Questions: Hellenism and Orientalism in the Writings of E. M. Forster and C. P. Cavafy.

Reframing Decadence
C. P. Cavafy's Imaginary Portraits
Peter Jeffreys
In Reframing Decadence, Peter Jeffreys shows Cavafy's creative indebtedness to British and French avant-garde aesthetes whose collective impact on his poetry proved to be profound. In the process, Jeffreys offers a critical reappraisal of Cavafy's relation to Victorian aestheticism and French literary...





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