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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September 24, at The first impression of the novel is that of an incomprehensible and gorgeous pandemonium. You are commenting using your Twitter account. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

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.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The dialogues are unattributed and even the circumstantial evidence hinting at the speakers is scarce. Not much time for floating. There are no clear time indications, which often misleads the reader into thinking that the current events happened a long time ago, and, conversely, that the occurrences from the distant past are the most recent developments.

A man returns to his childhood home, now derelict and dilapidated, and tries to piece together the history of his family, the house, and the enthralling landscape around it. Not prolific, he obsessively reworked what he wrote, publishing various versions of the same titles.

In contrast to his parents, the boy not only considerably distorts the original by making the lake tiny like a drop of water and the sand grains huge like rocks, but also populates his version of the landscape with pilgrims who are fleeing their native land stricken by apocalyptic calamities.


You are commenting using your Olivfira. Despite the higher degree of sophistication present in the theatre of the mind, nothing can be done to save the house from wrack and ruin.

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She burns the oliceira of the landscape with a pyrography tool on a sheepskin cushion. Landscape and SettlementFinisterra: The most typical Carlos de Oliveira poem is a highly distilled composition which may include many sections but whose lines are quite short see ‘Lichens’. English Choose a language for shopping.

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Yes, the French translation exists! Even several close readings will not reveal all its mysteries. The father believes in the objective representation by means of photography. Fiction in Portuguese A Casa na Duna If a novel begins like that, you get a hunch that your display of all-time favourite books might require additional shelf space.

What we do learn in spades is their approach to representing the landscape. Two years later the family returned to Portugal, settling in a rural district northwest of Coimbra. Landscape and Settlement Finisterra: Share your thoughts with other customers. Stunted palm trees, so swollen they look like aging, diseased dwarfs, their long hair and matted leaves bent to touch the ground.

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The familiar garden first stage of disrepair: 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.


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He shapes primordial beings, mixes summer and winter, tones down the blinding excessive summer sunlight that strikes the sand, crushed mica, mortar-ground glass whateverswells the grains of sand to the size they seem to have at night when the wind throws fat fistfuls of pebbles at the windows.

His poems are an attempt to elaborate, with scientific precision, a linguistic replica of specific moments and realities from the outside world. Nature will not accept another man-made system, no matter how creative, in exchange for its mercy. It is made available here without charge for personal use only. It takes patience, concentration and resourcefulness to make a semblance of the blueprint for the plot of this mysterious novel.

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Finisterra de Carlos Oliveira

Notify me of new comments via email. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Write a customer review. It is their child who advances the farthest, of course. It was in Coimbra that the writer went to high school and then on to university, graduating in History and Philosophy with a thesis titled Contribution to a Neo-Realist Aesthetics.

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. At finisterar point the rain drives him from the garden.

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