Cavafy as a Reader of Browning: The Role of Art in Their Poems

Yue Wang
2018 Journal of English Language and Literature  
In this paper, a comparative analysis of four poems by Robert Browning and C. P. Cavafy will be provided. It first compares 'Protus' and 'Orophernes', and then analyses 'My Last Duchess' and 'Sculptor from Tyana' in the same way. Through the analysis, it aims to figure out the role of art in their poems. It discusses how Cavafy is influenced by Browning in this topic, and where he diverges from the predecessor.
doi:10.17722/jell.v10i3.402 fatcat:t2vmf4r6ifc3vhqgbkk75tjkcq