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Poems of Fernando Pessoa

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Published by City Lights Books in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pessoa, Fernando, 1888-1935 -- Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPessoa
    Statementtranslated and edited by Edwin Honig and Susan M. Brown.
    ContributionsHonig, Edwin., Brown, Susan M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ9261.P417 A262 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 240 p. ;
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL351603M
    ISBN 100872863425
    LC Control Number98011043
    OCLC/WorldCa38257853

    The translation of a poem should therefore conform absolutely 1 to the idea or emotion which constitutes the poem, 2 to the verbal rhythm in which that Poems of Fernando Pessoa book or emotion is expressed; it should conform relatively to the inner or visual rhythm, keeping to the images themselves when it can, but keeping always to the type of image. The heavy burden of editing this huge work is still in progress. Again and again, in both poetry and prose, Pessoa denied that he existed as any kind of distinctive individual. Wherefrom what comes to thought's sense of life? He also wrote reviews especially for Orpheu which was a forum for new aesthetic views. Portugal seems to have been about a generation behind the literary mean time of Paris and London.

    Translator Richard Zenith notes that Pessoa eventually established at least seventy-two heteronyms. The chronological method of the new edition precludes any kind of thematic organization, and the result is a book that is less approachable than its predecessor. August I know the waves are gleaming, Each one and every one. But I am far from you, And so far from your kiss! Yet even such a hybrid does not correspond to the singularity of Pessoa's chronicle.

    I wrote thirty some poems in a row, all in a kind of ecstasy, the nature of which I shall never fathom. However, he left a lifetime of unpublished, unfinished or just sketchy work in a domed, wooden trunk 25, [60] manuscript and typed pages which have been housed in the Portuguese National Library since Immediately and totally Pessoa inaged


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Poems of Fernando Pessoa by Fernando Pessoa Download PDF Ebook

This article was most recently revised and updated by Matt StefonAssistant Editor. Yet this matters not. Even the stars only 'feign light'. What is this Livro do Desassossego? At the same time, however, Pessoa is convinced that thinking is the greatest of adventures, far superior to any possible action.

What we are Cannot be transfused into word or book, Our soul from us is infinitely far. My soul seeks me, Through hills and valley, I hope my soul Never finds me. The Book is a bestseller, especially in German 16 editions, from different translators and publishers. His father, Joaquim de Seabra Pessoa, died of tuberculosis Poems of Fernando Pessoa book Pessoa was young.

If nothing is worth doing, why write twenty-five thousand pages? Return — left Durban in the afternoon of 1st. In he returned to Lisbon, where he remained, working as a commercial translator while contributing to avant-garde reviews, especially Orpheuthe organ of the Modernist movement.

Am I thinking about everything, Poems of Fernando Pessoa book has everything forgotten me? Hence the vast torso of Pessoa's Faust on which he laboured much of his life. He became a fluent reader and writer of English.

The true mask feels no inside to the mask But looks out of the mask by co-masked eyes. None of this triad resembles the metaphysical solitude, the sense of being an occultist medium which characterise Pessoa's 'own' intimate verse.

A fourth individual 'burst impetuously on the scene. This volume brings back into print the comprehensive collection of his work published by Ecco Press in He had spent his childhood alone.

We are our dreams of ourselves souls by gleams, And each to each other dreams of others' dreams. Decadence was founded on an impertinent reversal of the values of the time: in place of hard work and moral earnestness, writers like Wilde and Joris-Karl Huysmans elevated imaginative indolence and provocative paradox.

Pessoa's early education was in Cape Town.Nov 30,  · The writing of Fernando Pessoa reveals a mind shaken by intense inner suffering. In these poems he adopted four separate personae: Alberto Caeiro, Alvaro de Campos, Ricardo Reis and himself, using them to express 'great swarms of thought and feeling'.

While each personae has its own poetic identity, together they convey a sense of ambivalence and consolidate a striving for completeness. Mar 14,  · Poems of Fernando Pessoa [Fernando Pessoa, Edwin Honig] on magicechomusic.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Was 18 March the most extraordinary date in modern literature?English Poems - Ebook written by Fernando Pessoa.

Poems of Fernando Pessoa

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read English Poems.Poet Fernando António Nogueira Pêssoa was born in Lisbon, Ebook.

His father died when Pessoa was five years old, and the family moved with his mother’s new husband, a consul, to Durban, South Africa, where Pessoa attended an English school.