By Fernando Pessoa
Writing obsessively in French, English, and Portuguese, Fernando Pessoa left a prodigious physique of labor, a lot of it less than "heteronyms"—fully fleshed regulate egos with startlingly various kinds and issues of view. supplying a special sampling of all his most famed voices, this assortment positive factors poems that experience by no means ahead of been translated along many initially composed in English. as well as such significant works as "Maritime Ode of Campos" and his Goethe-inspired Faust, written in clean verse, there are numerous lovely poems that experience basically come to gentle within the final 5 years. chosen and translated by way of top Pessoa pupil Richard Zenith, this can be the best advent on hand to the breadth of Pessoa’s genius.
* The translations are in line with the main authoritative variants, established opposed to the unique manuscripts
* contains an advent discussing Pessoa, his paintings, and the phenomenon of "heteronymy" in addition to a chronology
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C h ro n o l o g y xxxvii 1918 Self-publishes two chapbooks of his English poems, Antinoüs (written in 1915) and 35 Sonnets. Sends copies of the books to various British journals and receives fairly positive reviews. Sidónio Pais is assassinated on December 14. Pessoa becomes a fervent post-mortem votary of the charismatic (but ineffectual) leader. 1919 On January 19 a monarchy is proclaimed in Lisbon and Oporto by military juntas organized in the preceding months. The royalist forces, quickly subdued in the south, are defeated in the north one month later.
Pessoa plans and partly writes, in English, a detective novel based on the pseudo-suicide. 1931 Luís Miguel Rosa Dias, Pessoa’s only nephew, is born to his half sister Henriqueta. 1932 Henriqueta and her family begin to spend long periods at a house in Estoril, where Pessoa often visits. On July 5 Salazar is appointed prime minister and becomes, in practice, a dictator. 1933 A new constitution marks the inception of Salazar’s socalled Estado Novo (New State). 1934 Publishes, in the fall, Mensagem (Message), the only book of his Portuguese poetry to see print in his lifetime.
The royalist forces, quickly subdued in the south, are defeated in the north one month later. Ricardo Reis, a supporter of the monarchy, supposedly emigrates to Brazil. Pessoa actively collaborates in Acção, a small, right-wing journal highly critical of the Republican government. In October his stepfather dies in Pretoria. In November Ophelia Queiroz, nineteen years old, is hired as a secretary in a ﬁrm where Pessoa sometimes works. 1920 On March 1 Pessoa writes his ﬁrst love letter to Ophelia Queiroz.
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