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Fernando Pessoa: The Bilingual Portuguese Poet

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Anne Terlinden

Part III. Appendix

The Mad Fiddler: Unpublished Descriptive Documents

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The autor of this book does not believe that prefaces to books of poetry arc permissible. That art which does not explain itself cannot be explained as art, but only historically.

It is the theory of the autor, as it is that of the nature of art itself, that, whatever may be the feelings revealed in a poem, still the substance of a poem is not a feeling, but an idea. This is the classical theory, and the right one; it will however shock some readers that the classical theory should be invoked for a book so little classical. But the substance of classicism does not concern feelings, but only intellect. Each man feels as he is born to feel, but he creates as he is taught to create; he has, at least, no right to do otherwise.

There are only three classical rules: the rule that, as Aristotle said, "a poem is an animal" (or "a living thing"), which means that a poem is an organic whole where the relation of the parts to the whole is (...)

The rule that the substance of a poem should ...

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