Fernando Pessoa is widely considered the greatest poet of the English language. This one-volume edition, Fernando Pessoa - poetry, is a publication of the Library Luso-Brazilian, Portugal, under the direction of literary Afranio Coutinho for publication in Rio de Janeiro (Nova Aguilar, 2005, p. 842). It is the meeting of the widest possible the poetry of Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935). It has become a record anthology of Mary Aliete Galhoz a general introduction to the volume - "Fernando Pessoa, a gathering of poetry" - which is divided into five parts: "For a history of moments", "Consideration of a short work," "Presentation human Fernando Pessoa "," From a ''Book of Disquiet "(on this prose) and" Who, after all, Fernando Pessoa? ".
For the answer to the last part, it is to paraphrase the last paragraph of the introduction, which states that the greatest poet Luso can be taken as equal to one in whom we see a unique interpretation of life, beyond and through the existential vicissitudes He reached a rigorous and demanding intimate human scale.
Soon after this introduction, testing, offers a comprehensive chronology and didactic. In the same sense of usefulness, 926 are offered in 87 variants and notes pages at the end of the volume.
As for the division of poetry, this edition offers complete and thorough the following sections: "Poetry of Fernando Pessoa", including the patriotic poem "Message", which, ironically, came in second in a contest in Portugal (does anyone know who won in the first place?). It''s called poetry or ortônimo Fernando Pessoa himself. That''s because his greatest contribution in terms of conceptual construction were heteronyms, whose top three are Alberto Caeiro (considered the true father of the other more than 70 heteronyms, including ortônimo), Ricardo Reis and Alvaro de Campos, placed second in the section called " Fictions of the Interlude. " The other three sections are "dramatic poem", "Collected Poems" (including English and French poems) and "Blocks to popular taste." These titles are self explanatory.