Álvaro de Campos





Álvaro de Campos


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A heteronym of Fernando Pessoa.

Álvaro de Campos was born in Tavira on October 15th 1890 at 1.30 pm.
He had a normal high school education; and was later sent to Scotland to study Engineering, first mechanical, then naval. A holiday trip to the East resulted in the Opiário. An uncle from the Beiras region of Portugal, who was a priest, taught him Latin.
Vaguely Jewish-Portuguese, pale olive skin, straight hair, usually side parted, wore a monocle.

In his letter, source for this text, to Adolfo Casais Monteiro, dated Janeiro 13th 1935, Fernando Pessoa writes on the birth of heteronomy as Campos, "when I felt a sudden impulse to write and didn’t know what of", he then adds "suddenly and moving in opposite direction to Ricardo Reis, a different ch
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Poemas de Álvaro de Campos

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“Arre, que tanta besta é muito pouca gente!
Arre, que o Portugal que se vê é só isto!
Deixem ver o Portugal que não deixam ver!”
Álvaro de Campos

“Tenho em mim todos os sonhos do mundo”
Álvaro de Campos, Tabacaria e Outros Poemas

“It’s stupid, but it’s human, and that’s how it is.”
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