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Author Pessoa, Fernando, 1888-1935, author.

Title The book of disquiet / Fernando Pessoa ; edited by Jerónimo Pizarro ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa.

Edition Complete edition.
Publication Info. New York : A New Directions Book, 2017.
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 95th Street Adult Biography  869.141 PES    AVAILABLE
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Description xix, 468 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary The Book of Disquiet is the Portuguese modernist master Fernando Pessoa’s greatest literary achievement. An “autobiography” or “diary” containing exquisite melancholy observations, aphorisms, and ruminations, this classic work grapples with all the eternal questions. Now, for the first time the texts are presented chronologically, including over 150 pages that have never appeared in any previous English edition. Most of the texts in The Book of Disquiet are written under the semi-heteronym Bernardo Soares, an assistant bookkeeper. This existential masterpiece was first published in Portuguese in 1982, forty-seven years after Pessoa’s death. A monumental literary event, this exciting, new, complete edition spans Fernando Pessoa’s entire writing life.
Subject Pessoa, Fernando, 1888-1935.
Poets, Portuguese -- 20th century -- Biography.
Added Author Pizarro, Jerónimo, editor.
Costa, Margaret Jull, translator.
Added Title Livro do desassossego. English.
ISBN 9780811226936 (alk. paper)
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