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His hermitage is a philosophy and a form. The philosophy is a mixture of stoicism and epicureanism. The form, the epigram, the ode and the elegy of the neo-classical poets. but the neo-classicism is a nostalgia, that is, a romanticism that does not recognize itself or masks itself. While Campos writes his long monologues, each time coming closer to introspection than to hymn, his friend Reis polishes little odes on pleasure, ephemerality, Lydia’s roses, the illusory freedom of man, the vanity of the gods.

As befits a work of this sort, contributions have been received from many persons and sources; the editors may inadvertently have omitted or wrongly made some due acknowledgement. If so, they sincerely apologize. 1 Among that select twenty-six he has placed Fernando Pessoa. In France, say, or Italy, Spain, Latin America… that would cause no blank amaze: but in the English-speaking world, alas, news of Pessoa has scarcely leaked beyond the walls of Academia. Time magazine, in its review of The Western Canon, wondered who on earth Pessoa was, and reckoned his inclusion in such select canonical company had to be put down to Bloom’s addiction to ‘academic obscurities’.

Yes, I too am vagrant and I crave… To be vagrant and a beggar is not to be those things But to be outside the social hierarchy… Not to be Supreme Court Judge, of fixed employment, whore, Solemnly poor, exploited worker, Sick with an incurable disease, Longing for justice, or cavalry captain, Not, finally, those social persons, novelists, Who gorge themselves with letters because they have reason to shed tears And who rebel against social life because they have more than enough reasons to… His vagrancy and penury have no circumstantial source; they are irremediable and unredeemable.

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