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Fernando Pessoa and nineteenth-century Anglo-American literature

Author: George Monteiro
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2000.
Series: Studies in Romance languages (Lexington, Ky.), 46.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Both in his own poetry and the poetry he attributed to his heteronyms, the great modernist poet Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935) was strongly influenced by his reading of nineteenth-century British and American writers. Pessoa's formal education was that of a British colonial in South Africa, and his bilingual and bicultural status is evident in both his early English-language poetry and his later Portuguese  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Monteiro, George.
Fernando Pessoa and nineteenth-century Anglo-American literature.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2000
(OCoLC)606408474
Named Person: Fernando Pessoa; Fernando Pessoa; Fernando Pessoa
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Monteiro
ISBN: 0813121825 9780813121826
OCLC Number: 44026475
Description: xxvi, 182 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chronology of Fernando Pessoa's Life and Work --
1. Speech, Song, and Place: Wordsworth --
2. Death-Mask: Gray and Keats --
3. Portingale Lyrics: Byron --
4. Drama in Character: Robert Browning --
5. Sonnet-love: Elizabeth Barrett Browning --
6. Natural Fallacies: Ruskin and Alice Meynell --
7. Walt's Anomaly: Whitman --
8. True Confessions: Hawthorne --
9. The Wing of Madness: Poe --
10. Webs of Empire: Caroline Norton, Rimbaud, and Others.
Series Title: Studies in Romance languages (Lexington, Ky.), 46.
Responsibility: George Monteiro.

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Both in his own poetry and the poetry he attributed to his "other identities", the modernist poet Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935) was strongly influenced by British and American 19th-century writers.  Read more...

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