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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Uma Abelha na Chuva Explore the Home Gift Guide. His poems are an attempt to elaborate, with scientific precision, a linguistic replica of specific moments and realities from the outside world. Email required Address never made public.

A folder with the family papers is of some help in his task, but the key element of his probe into the reasons that brought about the ruin of the house, eventually devoured by the forces of ruthless nature, is the prodigious theatre of his mind. There is nothing like it not only in Portuguese letters, but also in world literature as a whole.

Carlos de Oliveira

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That was inthe fifteenth olivveira of the by then firmly entrenched Salazar dictatorship. Besides finistwrra beautifully written, this short but extremely dense novel is as enigmatic as a coded alchemical treatise.


It is hard to tell when the given scene is set and who is talking. Get to Know Us. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. It is their child who advances the farthest, of course. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

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Finisterra de Carlos Oliveira

Bibliography Poetry in Portuguese Turismo Not much time for floating. Fiction in Portuguese Fiisterra Casa na Duna This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.

Write a customer review. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? He attaches an enlarged photograph of the landscape to the same wall as the window overlooking it: His drawing, executed from memory, represents the landscape as an environment subject to the transformative power of imagination.

They don’t aspire to conveying “the big picture” but delve, rather, into the materiality and geometry of the world’s constituent parts. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

The dialogues are unattributed and even the circumstantial evidence hinting at the speakers is scarce. Share your thoughts with other customers. It is his staged recollections and reveries which are mostly responsible for the befuddling effect of the text on the reader.

Not prolific, he obsessively reworked what he wrote, publishing various versions of the same titles.


Neo-Realism, which olvieira 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. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The original sin lies with the first settlers, the pioneers, who more than a thousand years ago claimed the wilderness, which is now home to the family.

Various translations of fiction titles have been published in French, German and Italian.

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English translations Guernica and Other Poemstr. Pequenos Burgueses This site uses cookies. The writer, who also painted, died in Lisbon in Paisagem e PovoamentoPortuguese.