Libro del desasosiego has ratings and reviews. Ahmad said: Livro do Desassossego = The Book of Disquiet, Fernando PessoaThe Book of Disquie . Atribuida por su autor a Bernardo Soares, «personalidad literaria» de quien dijo Pessoa «soy yo menos el raciocinio y la afectividad», esta maravilla es el. Find great deals for Libro Del Desasosiego by Fernando Pessoa (Hardcover). Shop with confidence on eBay!.
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Libro Del Desasosiego by Fernando Pessoa (Hardcover)
Richard Zenith includes not only fragments Fernando Pessoa didn’t want in, but also author notes, and letters to friends concerning the book. Peessoa am giving this one a 2. I’m glad to see that it has been over a year now, with a lot of reads some As I clicked the “I’m finished” button on Goodreads, I must admit that I felt a sense of relief.
La principale opera in prosa di Pessoa: And, yes, I said “fragments. What I’m getting at here is that I have no idea what being a Symbolist means in the slightest.
Libro del desasosiego by Fernando Pessoa (2 star ratings)
Hope and doubt are equally cold and grey. And, through it all, you can see the poor guy’s love of life. Probably he seems to be too old for you to befriend. The fragments feature some lovely writing and not-quite-profound but at least intriguing thoughts I recently saw in a toy shop window some objects that reminded me exactly of what these expressions are: Indeed, if all philosophy were conceived and written this lyrically, it wouldn’t be the preserve of desk-bound, incomprehensible polysyllabists and LL.
One source of frustration is that, upon completing it, I discovered that the version I had read translated by Margaret Jull Costa was pages, whereas the Penguin Classics version translated by Richard Zenith is pages.
What is strange is that they think that others should love the book, too. I keep my own feelings out of everything, in order to be able to feel. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Some of them even died during desasosiwgo course of his life. Books by Fernando Pessoa. Much has already been written of the brilliant poetic style, and the trenchant and memorable aphorisms, so I will instead write about what is not so often discussed: However, there is another category where this book falls under.
Got to say crap won out in the end.
He questions himself and then gives answers on his own but isn’t sure of them in the end. I skim read much of the second half. Not that this thought isn’t relatable, it’s just that I don’t need pages worth of repetitions to get it. Fernando, it seems, though involving himself directly in the literary scene of Lisbon on a material level, being a local level of editing and publication in small experimental magazines and journals, engaged in the sort of prolific–but quite secret–writing reserved for a Kafka or a Henry Darger.
To know nothing about yourself is to live.
Company oppresses us, Despite its ritual. View all 6 comments. I just got sick of reading about the author’s view of himself as being, essentially, the coolest person in the world because he took an interest in nothing excepting art – though I found his definition of art so poorly-constructed as to subvert his own arguments, if they can be called that, about aesthetics.
If someone would ask me to explain what this book is about in a single line, I would say, “This book is what it claims to be. Fragments on their own, can be enjoyed but if you read several of these fragments you realise what a one trick pony this book really is and that it’s really not as “deep” as it fernandk seems.
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Libro del desasosiego
One wonders if such a work could have been written before the 20th century, before the age of psychological awareness launched by Freud and others. Granted, my expectations were high going into dwl read, but not unrealistic. Wuthering Heights filled me with a sense of frustration so supreme that I could not finish. The work is a testament to inveterate egoism, miserabilism and misanthropy.
I admire no one in literature more than the classical writers, who are the ones I least resemble. And this presumptuousness takes a strange form: And oh boy, if you only have the courage to befriend an old man and ignore your personal bias about having a friend a lot older or younger than you, it would have been an exhilarating experience.
Therefore, in fact, passively supporting the status quo is just as much a political libri as resisting the status quo. There is no awesome plot involving robots-gone-amok, no swashbuckling piracy on the high seas, and no senseless and depraved acts of copulation which make my sweaty paws turn the pages with eager anticipation.
Myron by Gore Vidal was a book which I once threw out in unquenchable contempt. But Pessoa takes self-deprecation to a new level.
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The book has no narrative. This book is not for desasoslego though. If you don’t speak Portuguese I would recommend the translation by Richard Zenith, as he is of Portuguese descent, editor of one of the Portuguese …more If you don’t speak Portuguese I would recommend the translation by Richard Zenith, as he is of Portuguese descent, editor of one of the Portuguese versions and considered by many one of the greatest Pessoa’s expert.
I thought, perhaps, it might be related to a proto-surrealism, e, would have been worth the price of admission, but there’s an equal possibility it was a school of literature related, mostly, to poetry alone. Included in the auction was an unopened, dusty trunk, purchased by a college student looking for a cheap conversation piece. In me every tiny detail is recorded and magnified in order to form part of a whole.
So why write of large incidents when small ones suffice?