AUTHOR | ÁLVARO DE CAMPOS



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Álvaro de Campos | Poet, ship engineer



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Álvaro de Campos was one of the poet Fernando Pessoa's various heteronyms, widely known by his powerful and wrathful writing style. According to his author, this alter ego was born in Tavira, Portugal, studied mechanical engineering and finally graduated in ship engineering in Glasgow. After a journey in Ireland, Campos sailed to the Orient and wrote his poem 'Opiario' in the Suez Canal 'onboard'. He worked in 'Barrow-on-Furness' (sic) (of which Pessoa wrote a poem about) and Newcastle-on-Tyne (1922). Unemployed, Campos returned to Lisbon in 1926 (he wrote then the poem 'Lisbon Revisited'), where he lived ever since. He was born in October, 1890, but Pessoa didn't put an end to the life of Campos, so he should survided his author who died in November, 1935. Campos' works may be split in three phases: the decadentist phase, the futuristic phase and the decadent (sad) phase. He chose Whitman and Marinetti as masters, showing some similarities with their works, mainly in the se


Born: 1890-10-15

Born in: Tavira, Portugal

Died: 1935-11-30



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Superior poets say what they really feel. Mediocre p...

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When I’m depressed, I read Caeiro – he’s my fresh ai...

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the Great Vaccination – the vaccination against the ...

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he woman Caeiro fell in love with. I have no idea wh...

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and the idea of nothingness – the most terrifying of...

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I consider a dream like I consider a shadow,” answer...

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Nothing: a landscape, a glass of wine, a little love...

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I suddenly asked my master Caeiro, “Are you at peace...

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It’s the poet we love in Caeiro, not the philosopher...

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The Amorous Shepherd is a fruitless interlude, but t...

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His conception of the universe is, however, instinct...

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

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