Fernando pessoa quotes author of the book of disquiet. The book of disquiet by fernando pessoa is perfect to dip into during sleepless nights, says sophia martelli. The book of disquiet, written by fernando pessoa, a portuguese poet, is considered an early classic of existential writing. Consulta mais ideias sobre fernando pessoa, frases fernando pessoa e poesias fernando pessoa. Pessoa, who died in 1935, is now considered portugals finest modernist. Viva a sua vida intensamente a mente e maravilhosa. Mas sempre com muita cautela, pq amanha pode nao ser o ultimo e vamos sofrer as consequencias. Im always speaking banally to someone, with a contrived smile on my face. Livro do desassossego fernando pessoa home facebook.
The book of disquiet also translated as the book of disquietude has a format somewhat like a journal or diary and is also a collection of vignettes and reflections. Jun 19, 2015 fernando pessoas the book of disquiet is aptly titled. A modernist masterwork that has now taken on a similar iconic status to ulysses, the trial or in search of lost time, fernando pessoa s the book of disquiet is edited and translated with an introduction by richard zenith in penguin modern classics. As 33 melhores imagens em fernando pessoa fernando pessoa. He wrote prose and poetry under an array of personae he called heteronyms, many of which had their own subidentities. Fernando pessoa, one of the founders of modernism, was born in lisbon in 1888. He moved to durban, south africa, as a child, becoming bilingual portuguese, english. Viver 125 textos, reflexoes e pensamentos sobre viver. Fernando pessoa books list of books by author fernando pessoa. May 30, 2002 buy the book of disquiet penguin modern classics new ed by pessoa, fernando, zenith, richard isbn.
Fernando pessoa, the book of disquiet my soul is impatient with itself, as with a bothersome child. Pessoa, fernando article about pessoa, fernando by the. The book of disquiet by fernando pessoa, paperback barnes. Ive been drawn to existentialism which i understand to be the recognition that life lacks meaning, rendering the human condition a function of mere existence since reading sartre, camus and kierkegaard years ago. Fernando pessoa books list of books by author fernando. For its entire four hundred plus pages it offers a philosophy of a melancholic life, a philosophy of dreaming, and a philosophy of art. Fernando pessoa, one of the greatest portuguese poets, whose modernist work gave portuguese literature european significance.
The narrator, perhaps a standin for pessoa himself, is clearly a distant literary relative of shakespeares hamlet or eliots prufrock. Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life. He takes a simple gesture, a familiar place and transforms it magically into something more. Book of disquiet reveals a reclusive authors soul author fernando pessoa may have been a loner who lived most of his life in a single room in lisbon, portugal. Fernando pessoa, the book of disquiet thequotehaven. The book of disquiet by fernando pessoa, paperback. A modernist masterwork that has now taken on a similar iconic status to ulysses, the trial or in search of lost time, fernando pessoas the book of disquiet is edited and translated with an introduction by richard zenith in penguin modern classics. Follow fernando pessoa and explore their bibliography from s fernando pessoa author page. Apicapic in the book of disquiet, bernardo soares, an assistant bookkeeper in a lisbon fabrics firm, records impressions he doesnt expect to see. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. Bernando soares, the eponymous author of the book of disquiet, a bookkeeper in lisbon, records his observations of everyday life as if we were walking through an art gallery.
Published posthumously, the book of disquiet is a fragmentary lifetime project, left unedited by the author, who introduced it as a factless autobiography. Fernando pessoa 18881935 fernando pessoa nasceu em lisboa e foi um dos maiores poetas da lingua portuguesa e um dos grandes nomes da poesia universal. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. By bernardo soares, assistant bookkeeper in the city of lisbon. Disquiet refers to a feeling of anxiety, and this story has plenty of unease for both its narrator and readers. If you live outside of the united states, you can call me over skype. The book of disquiet by fernando pessoa is one such modern masterpiece that i read last week. The transformation book provides significant insight. Imagination, reality and the pleasure of masking and dreaming rodica grigore1 the portuguese writer fernando pessoa complicates the idea of fictionality, by underscoring the fact that the personality of soares the fictional author of the book of disquiet is neither his own nor com. Fernando pessoa s books fernando pessoa average rating. Nov 30, 2006 free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg.1385 981 375 722 221 291 1352 594 1478 1535 161 849 994 109 829 1279 1076 757 1504 11 1079 495 901 851 1193 927 1345 1256 759 967