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Portugal Literature

Portugal Literature

Twentieth-century Portuguese literature has evolved under the banner of the coexistence of two contrasting and at the same time complementary elements: the drive to broaden horizons beyond national borders and attachment to characteristics that are felt to be peculiar to local tradition. In this sort of “pendulum swing” now one and then the other of the two factors has prevailed: the attempt to “universalize” with the symbolist experience of E. de Castro (1869-1944) – that this experience poetics gives the…

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