Luís de Camões

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Portugal’s greatest poet, Luís de Camões is famous for his epic poem ‘The Lusiads’ and his mastery of lyrical verse. His influence is so profound that Portuguese is sometimes simply referred to as the ‘language of Camões’. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature’s finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Camões’ collected poetical works, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Camões’ life and works
* Concise introductions to the poetry
* Images of how the poetry books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the poems
* Multiple translations of ‘The Lusiads’ – including Richard Francis Burton’s learned translation, first time in digital print
* Provides a special dual English and Portuguese text, allowing readers to compare stanzas of Burton’s translation and the original text – ideal for students
* Easily locate the poems you want to read
* Includes Camões’ lyrical verse, translated by Burton – spend hours exploring the poet’s rare works – available in no other collection
* Features a bonus biography – discover Camões’ literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Poetry Books
THE LUSIADS: 1880 BURTON TRANSLATION
THE LUSIADS: DUAL PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH TEXT
THE LUSIADS: 1776 MICKLE TRANSLATION
THE LYRICKS

The Biography
BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: LUIS VAZ DE CAMOENS by Edgar Prestage

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