Antonio Cardiello

Antonio Cardiello

Antonio Cardiello is a researcher in philosophy and comparative literature at NOVA University Lisbon’s Institute of Philosophy.

The Complete Works of Álvaro de Campos

Poetry by Fernando Pessoa

Translated from the Portuguese by Patricio Ferrari Margaret Jull Costa

With a contribution by Antonio Cardiello Jerónimo Pizarro

Cover design by Peter Mendelsund

Álvaro de Campos is one of the most influential heteronyms created by Portugal’s great modernist writer Fernando Pessoa. According to Pessoa, Campos was born in Tavira (Algarve) in 1890 and studied mechanical engineering in Glasgow, although he never managed to complete his degree. In his own day, Campos was celebrated—and slandered—for his vociferous poetry imbued with a Whitman-inspired free verse, his praise of the rise of technology, and his polemical views that appeared in manifestos, interviews, and essays.…
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