A Little Larger Than the Entire Universe: Selected Poems (Penguin Classics)

A Little Larger Than the Entire Universe: Selected Poems (Penguin Classics)

Fernando Pessoa


Writing obsessively in French, English, and Portuguese, Fernando Pessoa left a prodigious physique of labor, a lot of it lower than "heteronyms"—fully fleshed regulate egos with startlingly diverse kinds and issues of view. supplying a different sampling of all his most famed voices, this assortment positive aspects poems that experience by no means earlier than been translated along many initially composed in English. as well as such significant works as "Maritime Ode of Campos" and his Goethe-inspired Faust, written in clean verse, there are a number of beautiful poems that experience purely come to mild within the final 5 years. chosen and translated by way of best Pessoa student Richard Zenith, this can be the best advent on hand to the breadth of Pessoa’s genius.
* The translations are according to the main authoritative variations, proven opposed to the unique manuscripts
* comprises an creation discussing Pessoa, his paintings, and the phenomenon of "heteronymy" in addition to a chronology

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