Now richard zenith has collected in a single volume all the major poetry of one of the most extraordinary poetic talents the century has produced microsoft networks. It is made up of a series of vignettes, running from between one line to five pages each, with musings and maxims on philosophy and literature, politics and loneliness, dreams and psychology. Apicapic in the book of disquiet, bernardo soares, an assistant bookkeeper in a lisbon fabrics. The book, published almost 50 years after pessoa s death, was composed from thousands of loose sheets stored in a trunk with no clear order or structure. Fernando pessoa has 733 books on goodreads with 162557 ratings. Livro do desassossego the book of disquiet, fernando pessoa the book of disquiet is a work by the portuguese author fernando pessoa 18881935. Shipping may be from multiple locations in the us or from the uk, depending on stock availability. For its entire four hundred plus pages it offers a philosophy of a melancholic life, a philosophy of dreaming, and a philosophy of art. The book of disquiet by fernando pessoa, paperback. In lisbon there are a few restaurants or eating houses located above decentlooking taverns, places with the heavy, domestic look of restaurants in towns far from any rail line. Fernando pessoa audio books, best sellers, author bio.
The book is an aggregation of disparate diary entries that are abstract, dense, and at times, eccentric. Fernando pessoa werkte ruim twintig jaar, tot aan zijn dood in 1935, aan een project dat zijn omvangrijkste prozageschrift zou worden. Medicina dentaria universidade fernando pessoa 1 photo. I chat about my experience of the book of disquiet by fernando pessoa. In fact, it remained unpublished not only at the time of pessoa s death in 1935, but for 47 years beyond it. The book of disquiet is a work by the portuguese author fernando pessoa 1888 1935. He also wrote in and translated from english and french.
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Buy fernando pessoa ebooks to read online or download in pdf or epub on your pc, tablet or mobile device. The book of disquiet is the portuguese modernist master fernando pessoa s greatest literary achievement. The authors description of a consciousness experiencing what we call life is genius. Fernando antonio nogueira pessoa was a poet and writer. By bernardo soares, assistant bookkeeper in the city of lisbon. It is sometimes said that the four greatest portuguese poets of modern times are fernando pessoa. Illustration by riccardo vecchio if ever there was a writer in flight from his name, it was fernando pessoa. At thirteen pessoa returned to portugal for a yearlong visit, and returned there permanently in 1905. Fernando pessoa, recognized as the greatest poet of the portuguese language was born on th of june 1888 in lisbon, portugal. Follow fernando pessoa and explore their bibliography from s fernando pessoa author page. Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer no kindle device required. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 544 pages and is available in paperback format.107 132 242 947 180 232 121 1290 1096 272 1225 1441 1247 1341 1347 804 242 44 1631 444 392 584 914 1213 854 1189 1153 697