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Ithaka, by CP Cavafy

Sunday 30 November 2008 16:30-17:00 (Radio 4 FM)

Repeated: Saturday 6 December 2008 23:30-0:00 (Radio 4 FM)


Peggy Reynolds explores the background, effect and lasting appeal of some well-loved poems.

By CP Cavafy.

Peggy talks to people who have found inspiration in the poem's treatment of the journey of life, including the poet Ruth Padel, and Professor Edith Hall discusses its Homeric associations.

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