Zenith's informative introduction helps sort out the difficulties with the work by Portugal's great modernist poet, and...

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FERNANDO PESSOA & CO.: Selected Poems

Zenith's informative introduction helps sort out the difficulties with the work by Portugal's great modernist poet, and arranges these mostly untranslated poems by the fictive ""heteronyms"" Pessoa (1888-1935) created-his alter-egos for assuming diverse poetic identities, from the classical odes of Ricardo Reis to the neo-pagan expansive and Whitmanic verse of Alvaro de Campos.

Pub Date: April 1, 1998

ISBN: 0802136273

Page Count: 304

Publisher: Grove

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: March 1, 1998