Álvaro de Campos

Álvaro de Campos's work appeared in Lisbon magazines between 1915 and 1935. Remembered mostly for his poetry, in his own day he was also celebrated—and maligned—for his scathing manifestos, outrageous remarks in interviews, and polemical essays, several of which sharply criticized the opinions of his creator, Fernando Pessoa (1888–1935), Portugal's greatest modernist writer.

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Álvaro de Campos's work appeared in Lisbon magazines between 1915 and 1935. Remembered mostly for his poetry, in his own day he was also celebrated—and maligned—for his scathing manifestos, outrageous remarks in interviews, and polemical essays, several of which sharply criticized the opinions of his creator, Fernando Pessoa (1888–1935), Portugal's greatest modernist writer.

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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