Open to all

Come and enjoy a literary evening with us here at Alexandrie from 6:30pm to 10:30pm on Saturday 21 September 2019, where we will be hosting a talk by Dr Anthony Hirst along with readings from Cavafy’s poetry, accompanied by a 6-course tasting menu and matching wines, plus a welcome glass of Prosecco.

The evening is priced at £79 per person. To reserve your place please email us at reservations@alexandrie.co.uk

Guest speaker:

Anthony Hirst is editor of the Greek text of CP Cavafy: The Collected Poems (Oxford World Classics, 2007),

co-editor of: The Ionian islands: Aspects of their History and Culture,

co-editor of: Alexandria, Real and Imagined,

and author of: God and the Poetic Ego: The Appropriation of Biblical and Liturgical Language in the poetry of Palanas, Sikeleanos and Elytis - Byzantine and Neohellenic Studies.

Title:

THE BACKWARD GLANCE: CAVAFY, DURRELL AND MEMORY

Places are limited