A Centenary Pessoa

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Juni 2006



This collection of the work of Portuguese author Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935) is an essential introduction to the work of one of the most original European poets of the twentieth century. It includes translations of a broad selection of his poems and his extraordinary prose, as well as some of his original English writings. A major introductory essay by Octavio Paz, a critical anthology, two posthumous "interviews," and archived illustrations are also included, revealing the world of Pessoa in all its richness.


Fernando Pessoa is considered the most important modern Portuguese author and one of the greatest literary figures of the 20th century. Eugenio Lisboa is an eminent poet, an essayist and a literary critic. His publications include standard works on Jose Regio and Jorge de Sena and critical studies of modernism in Portugal. L. C. Taylor was the director of the Gulbenkian Foundation the editor of Rose Macaulay's "They Went to Portugal, Too." Octavio Paz was a poet, essayist, and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.


`Pessoa's amazing personality is as beguiling and mysterious as his unique poetic output. We cannot learn too much about him.' - William Boyd.
EAN: 9781857547245
ISBN: 1857547241
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2006
Seitenanzahl: 335 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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