Professor Pfiglzz and His Strange Companion: And Other Portuguese Stories

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Eugénio Lisboa
Carcanet, 1997 - Fiction - 202 pages
This is the second of a two-volume selection of short fiction from Portugal, drawing on writing from after World War II. Included in the text are: Domingos Monteiro's Paternity; Branquinho da Fonseca's The Baron; Miguel Torga's Alma-Grande; Joaquim Paco d'Arcos's The Story of Venancio; Manuel da Fonseca's Maria Altinha; Maria Judite de Carvalho's So Many People, Mariana; Herberto Helder's The Police; and Mario de Carvalho's Professo Pfiglzz and his Strange Companion.

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Branquinho da Fonseca the baron translated by John Byrne
Miguel Torga almagrande translated
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Fernando Pessoa is considered the most important modern Portuguese author and one of the greatest literary figures of the 20th century. Eugenio Lisboa is an eminent poet, an essayist and a literary critic. His publications include standard works on Jose Regio and Jorge de Sena and critical studies of modernism in Portugal. L. C. Taylor was the director of the Gulbenkian Foundation the editor of Rose Macaulay's "They Went to Portugal, Too," Octavio Paz was a poet, essayist, and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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