A Little Larger Than The Entire Universe: Selected Poems by Fernando PessoaA Little Larger Than The Entire Universe: Selected Poems by Fernando Pessoa

A Little Larger Than The Entire Universe: Selected Poems

byFernando PessoaTranslated byRichard ZenithIntroduction byRichard Zenith

Paperback | April 4, 2006

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This is the largest and richest volume of poetry by Pessoa available in English. It includes generous selections from the three poetic alter egos that the Portuguese writer dubbed "heteronyms" - Alberto Caeiro, Ricardo Reis and Alvaro de Campos - and from the vast and varied work he wrote under his own name.
Fernando Pessoa was born in Lisbon in 1888 and was brought up in Durban, South Africa. In 1905 he returned to Lisbon where he matriculated at the University, and continued to read and write in English. He published in 1918 35 Sonnets and in 1922 the three parts of his English Poems, all composed many years before. The rest of his life ...
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Title:A Little Larger Than The Entire Universe: Selected PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 7.8 × 5 × 0.8 inPublished:April 4, 2006Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143039555

ISBN - 13:9780143039556

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Different If you're looking for something different, this is it. One of the more eccentric canonical writers of the 20th C.
Date published: 2017-02-24

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There is nobody like Pessoa. (W. S. Merwin, The New York Review of Books)