Fernando Pessoa's Modernity Without Frontiers: Influences, Dialogues and Responses (Monografías A, Volume 320)

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the haunting prose of The publication of Disquiet, from esoteric writings to non-public letters, from studying notes to unpublished texts.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.

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