Fernando Pessoa's Modernity Without Frontiers: Influences, Dialogues and Responses (Monografías A, Volume 320)
Portuguese author Fernando Pessoa claimed that he didn't evolve, yet particularly traveled. This e-book offers a state-of-the-art landscape of Pessoa's literary travels, fairly within the English-speaking global. Its eighteen brief, jargon-free essays have been written via the main exotic Pessoa students around the globe. They discover the impression on Pessoa's taking into consideration such writers as Whitman and Shakespeare, in addition to his artistic dialogues with figures starting from decadent poets to the darkish magician Aleister Crowley, and, eventually, a number of the ways that he in flip has prompted others. They learn many alternative points of Pessoa's paintings, starting from the poetry of the heteronyms to the haunting prose of The publication of Disquiet, from esoteric writings to non-public letters, from studying notes to unpublished texts. Fernando Pessoa's Modernity with out Frontiers is a invaluable creation to this multifaceted glossy grasp, meant for either scholars of recent literature and common readers drawn to one in every of its significant figures.
Klostermann, 1982). 20 See my ‘Modernist Muses that subject’ and ‘The Truant Muse and the Poet’s Body’. 2185 (Boydell - Pessoa's Modernity).indd 27 29/05/2013 3:21 pm 28 M. IRENE RAMALHO SANTOS poet claims on the finish, may be toward the reality (‘mais verdadeira’) than what philosophers imagine and religions teach.21 someday at midday, on the finish of spring, the tale starts off, a dream got here to Caeiro ‘como uma fotografia’ [like a snapshot]: he observed Jesus Christ come all the way down to earth grew to become as soon as.
P. 211. Ibid., p. 205. 2185 (Boydell - Pessoa's Modernity).indd 29 29/05/2013 3:21 pm 30 M. IRENE RAMALHO SANTOS O meu olhar é nítido como um girassol. Tenho o dress de andar pelas estradas Olhando para a direita e para a esquerda, E de vez em quando olhando para trás … E o que vejo a cada momento É aquilo que nunca antes ecu tinha visto, E ecu sei dar por isso muito bem … Sei ter o pasmo essencial Que tem uma criança se, ao nascer, Reparasse que nascera deveras … Sinto-me nascido a cada.
Richard Zenith, ‘Poesia Triunfal’, afterword to Alberto Caeiro, Poesia, ed. Fernando Cabral Martins and Richard Zenith (Lisbon: Assírio & Alvim, 2001), pp. 227–65 (p. 253). 2185 (Boydell - Pessoa's Modernity).indd forty two 29/05/2013 3:21 pm PESSOA AND WALT WHITMAN REVISITED forty three This final sentence convinces us, in fact, that the effect of Whitman on Caeiro used to be massive. After directory numerous extra issues of dissimilarity (Caeiro, for example, gets the epithet ‘an atheist St.
Inserted the referenced sentence, present in Bliss Perry, Walt Whitman: His lifestyles and paintings (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1906), a e-book in Pessoa’s own library (now housed on the Casa Fernando Pessoa in Lisbon). 24 25 2185 (Boydell - Pessoa's Modernity).indd forty nine 29/05/2013 3:21 pm 50 RICHARD ZENITH and philosophy concurrently and interpenetratedly. We learn Caeiro’s poetry and comprehend that during no laptop of his (if he retains notebooks) may we discover whatever like Whitman’s “Get from Mr.
Mandrake, 1929), 777: Vel Prolegomena Symbolica advert Systemam Sceptico-Mysticae Viae Explicandae, Fundamentum Hieroglyphicum Sanctissimorum Scientiae Summae (London: Walter Scott Publishing, 1909), and Magick in idea and perform (Paris: Lecram, 1929). 12 Yvette okay. Centeno, Fernando Pessoa e a Filosofia Hermética: Fragmentos do Espólio (Lisbon: Presenca, 1985), p. 23. Pasi qualifies this assertion, arguing that Pessoa’s ‘real resource’ was once the A\A\, notwithstanding he admits that ‘[t]he constructions of the.