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Product Description: The most indispensable poems of Brazil's greatest poetBrazil, according to no less an observer than Elizabeth Bishop, is a place where poets hold a place of honor. "Among men, the name of 'poet' is sometimes used as a compliment or term of affection, even if the person referred to is ...read more
By Richard Zenith (trans)

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9780374280703 | Bilingual edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 23, 2015), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The most indispensable poems of Brazil's greatest poetBrazil, according to no less an observer than Elizabeth Bishop, is a place where poets hold a place of honor.

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9780374535490 | Bilingual edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 23, 2015), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The most indispensable poems of Brazil's greatest poetBrazil, according to no less an observer than Elizabeth Bishop, is a place where poets hold a place of honor.

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Product Description: This major bilingual anthology, with English translations by Richard Zenith and Alexis Levitin, introduces the work of 28 Portuguese poets (beginning with Fernando Pessoa and his 'heteronyms'), and reveals a richly varied body of verse that is at once a place of departure and exploration as well as, in the words of Alexandre O'Neill's 'Portugal', "an ongoing discussion with myself...read more
By Alexis Levitin (trans) and Richard Zenith (editor)

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9781910251003 | Bilingual edition (Dedalus Ltd, May 29, 2015), cover price $19.50 | About this edition: This major bilingual anthology, with English translations by Richard Zenith and Alexis Levitin, introduces the work of 28 Portuguese poets (beginning with Fernando Pessoa and his 'heteronyms'), and reveals a richly varied body of verse that is at once a place of departure and exploration as well as, in the words of Alexandre O'Neill's 'Portugal', "an ongoing discussion with myself"

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Product Description: A mesmerizing tale of love and jealousy by Portugal’s most acclaimed young novelist.Set in an unnamed Portuguese village against a backdrop of severe rural poverty, The Implacable Order of Things is told from the various points of view of two generations of men and women, hardened by hunger and toil and driven by a fate beyond them to fulfill their roles in the never-ending cycle of violence, retribution and death...read more
By Richard Zenith (trans)

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9780385524469 | 1 edition (Nan a Talese, July 29, 2008), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A mesmerizing tale of love and jealousy by Portugal’s most acclaimed young novelist.

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Product Description: 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...read more

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9780143039556 | Italian edition edition (Penguin Classics, April 4, 2006), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: This is the largest and richest volume of poetry by Pessoa available in English.

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Product Description: “I transferred to Teive my speculations on certainty, which lunatics have in greater abundance than anyone.” Portuguese author Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935) was a multitude of writers: his works were composed by “heteronyms,” alter egos with distinct biographies, ideologies, influences, even horoscopes...read more

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9781878972408 | Exact Change, April 30, 2005, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: “I transferred to Teive my speculations on certainty, which lunatics have in greater abundance than anyone.

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Nearing the end of his life in a Lisbon nursing home, former state minister and friend of Portuguese dictator Salazar ruminates on his inept son, illegitimate daughter, and the Revolution that ended the dictatorship and its regime. Reprint.

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9780802117328 | Grove Pr, January 1, 2003, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A novel looks at the life of one family, and of life in Portugal, during the rule of dictator Antonio de Oliveira Salazar from 1932 to the 1974 revolution.

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9780802140524 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, May 1, 2004), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Nearing the end of his life in a Lisbon nursing home, former state minister and friend of Portuguese dictator Salazar ruminates on his inept son, illegitimate daughter, and the Revolution that ended the dictatorship and its regime.

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A single-volume celebration of the great Portuguese writer highlights the best of his fiction, drama, letters, and essays and includes newly translated selections from his masterful The Book of Disquiet. Reprint.

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9780802116949 | Grove Pr, June 1, 2001, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A single-volume celebration of the great Portugese writer highlights the best of his fiction, drama, letters, and essays.

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9780802139146 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, August 1, 2002), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A single-volume celebration of the great Portuguese writer highlights the best of his fiction, drama, letters, and essays and includes newly translated selections from his masterful The Book of Disquiet.

The Portugese author chronicles the decline of empire and society in this vivid, powerful work of fiction, moving from the sufferings of an army officer being tortured for conspiracy to a former miner who dreams of 'flying underground' in Mozambique. Reprint. (view table of contents)

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9780802116581 | Grove Pr, February 1, 2000, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The fate of two families are tied to the history of Portugal in this novel that spans the globe from Mozambique to Lisbon.

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9780802138132 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, June 1, 2001), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: The fate of two families are tied to the history of Portugal in this novel that spans the globe from Mozambique to Lisbon.

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An outspoken feminist and a radical De Mello Breyner is Portugal's greatest living writer. Her work has covered poetry, stories, children's books and translations of Dante and Shakespeare. This is the first British publication of the full range of her work covering the period 1944-1994.

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9781857543643 | Carcanet Pr, January 1, 1997, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: An outspoken feminist and a radical De Mello Breyner is Portugal's greatest living writer.

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First published in 1982, this is the 'factless autobiography' of Bernardo Soares, one of the 72 literary personae or 'heteronyms' with which Fernando Pessoa created the theatre of his absence. The circular text returns again and again to a protagonist desperate to find out who he is.

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9781857543018 | Carcanet Pr, December 31, 1996, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: First published in 1982, this is the 'factless autobiography' of Bernardo Soares, one of the 72 literary personae or 'heteronyms' with which Fernando Pessoa created the theatre of his absence.

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The winner of the Portuguese Writers' Association Grand Prize for Fiction presents a febrile, funny, sometimes shocking story, about the greedy son-in-law of an ailing Portuguese tycoon and his efforts to steal the family fortune.

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9780802115751 | Grove Pr, September 1, 1995, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: The story of the greedy son-in-law of an ailing Portuguese tycoon and his efforts to steal the family fortune

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Product Description: Provencal troubadour poetry may not be known to English readers, unaware of the "trovador" tradition of the Iberian Peninsula. Some 1685 "cantigas" (sung poems) in Galician-Portuguese from the 12th to 14th centuries survive in "cancioneiros" (song books)...read more
By Richard Zenith (editor)

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9781857542073 | Paul & Co Pub Consortium, February 1, 1996, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Provencal troubadour poetry may not be known to English readers, unaware of the "trovador" tradition of the Iberian Peninsula.

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Product Description: Rui S., a political historian, is unable to accept the circumstances of his life: his mother's death from cancer, his estrangement from his family, his rejection by his first wife and children, his political vacillations and his ambigious feelings for his second wife.

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9780802113399 | Grove Pr, July 1, 1991, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Disatisfied with his life, Rui S.

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9780802134202 | Grove Pr, September 1, 1995, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: Rui S.

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