The Book of Disquiet

The Book of Disquiet

Book - 1991
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Baker & Taylor
This journal by the Portuguese modernist poet explores themes such as multiple selves, social isolation, and the preeminent value of art

Book News
The first English translation (by Alfred Mac Adam) of selections from the major prose work of Pessoa (1888-1935), the most important Portuguese man of letters of the 20th century, and often identified, along with Rilke and Yeats, as one of the greatest European poets of the century. Composed (under the heteronym of Bernardo Soares) of reveries and everyday impressions from the last two decades of Pessoa's life, The book of disquiet partakes of the genres of the intimate diary, prose poetry, and the descriptive narrative. Of inestimable importance. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 1991
ISBN: 9780679402343
0679402349
Characteristics: 278 p

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Laura_X Apr 04, 2016

Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life.

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