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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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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. Not much time for floating. Carlos de Oliveira’s novels — including Uma Abelha na Chuva [A Bee in the Rain]which was made into a movie — count among the highest achievements of Portuguese Neo-Realism, since the author’s concern to denounce economic and social disparities and to foreground the Marxian class struggle did not lead as it did in some writers of the school to Manichaean simplifications of human psychology or to a compromise of artistic principles and ambitions.

Carlos de Oliveira

Colheita Perdida Notify me of new comments via email. Not prolific, he obsessively reworked what he wrote, publishing various versions of the same titles. Not even their names. If a novel begins like finisterrra, you get a hunch that your display of all-time favourite books might require additional shelf space. That was inthe fifteenth year of the by then firmly entrenched Salazar dictatorship. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Whale bone, the texture of softwood, waterlogged and weatherbeaten but free of rot: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.


This new dimension serves as the stage for an expiatory masque produced by the man in order to enact symbolical salvation of the doomed home. The stone hardness relents, and they both float the child and the whale bone above the bilious moss, the stalks crlos gisandra, the lichen — these lingering afflictions.

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It is hard to tell when the given scene is set and who is talking. 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.

Notify me of new posts via email. Two years later the family returned to Portugal, settling in a rural district northwest of Coimbra. Sobre o Lado Esquerdo Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Contains all the previous carkos. The dialogues are unattributed and even the circumstantial evidence hinting at the speakers is scarce.


Nature will not accept another man-made system, no matter how creative, in exchange for its mercy. Bibliography Poetry in Portuguese Turismo Spanish translations Micropaisajetr.

The father believes in the objective representation by means of photography. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. English Choose a language for shopping. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Besides being beautifully written, this short but extremely dense fniisterra is as enigmatic as a coded alchemical treatise.

Finisterra de Carlos Oliveira

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? At this point the rain drives him from the garden. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. There is nothing like it not only in Portuguese letters, but also caros world literature as a whole.

The first impression of the novel is that of an incomprehensible and gorgeous pandemonium.