Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. FINISTERRA: Paisagem e povoamento. OLIVEIRA, Carlos de (). Published by Sá da Costa, Used / Brochado / Paperback / Broché / Quantity. The son of Portuguese emigrants to Brazil, Carlos de Oliveira was (if ‘novel’ is the write word for it), the much acclaimed Finisterra ().

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Yes, the French translation exists! Stunted palm trees, so swollen they look like aging, diseased dwarfs, their long hair and matted leaves bent to touch the ground. Not prolific, he obsessively reworked what he wrote, publishing various versions of the same titles.

The mortgage is just the latest stage in the ee imposition of order and structure on the dunes, the lake, and the wild grasses that make up the landscape. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Neo-Realism, which could also have been called Social Realism were it not for the ‘socialist’ implications of this designation, unacceptable to the Portuguese censorswas the literary and artistic movement that prevailed in Portugal from the late s and into the s.


At this point the rain drives him from the garden.

Finisterra de Carlos Oliveira

Agapea January 1, Language: There is nothing like it not only in Caarlos letters, but also in world literature as a whole. The dialogues are unattributed and even the circumstantial evidence hinting at the speakers is scarce. I guarantee you that. It is their child who advances the farthest, of course.

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Carlos de Oliveira (poet) – Portugal – Poetry International

September 23, at Fiction in Portuguese A Casa na Duna The father believes in the objective representation by means of photography. Get to Know Us. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

Carlos de Oliveira

Not much time for floating. A clashing in the clouds catches him by surprise then fades away, but it is enough to open a crack irreparable in his memory, and he reproduces the landscape outside his window, from memory.

Carlos de Oliveira’s novels — including Uma Abelha na Chuva [A Bee in the Rain]which was made into a movie — count among the highest achievements of Portuguese Neo-Realism, since the author’s concern to denounce economic and social disparities and to foreground the Marxian class struggle did not lead as it did in some writers of the school to Manichaean simplifications of human psychology or to a compromise of artistic principles and ambitions.


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Nature will not accept another man-made system, no matter how creative, in exchange for its mercy. His poems are an attempt to elaborate, with scientific precision, a linguistic replica of specific moments and realities from the outside world. But he also wrote prose poems see ‘The Filling Station’ and ‘Dunes’and his last novel if ‘novel’ is the write word for itthe much acclaimed Finisterracould be considered a book-length prose poem.

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His most impressive creation, however, is the imaginary space in which the past and the present converge olliveira which draws a lot on the fantastic world of his childhood drawing. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

English translations Guernica and Other Poemstr. They don’t aspire to conveying “the big picture” but delve, oliveir, into the materiality and geometry of the world’s constituent parts.