The Book of Disquiet

Fernando Pessoa

Key Facts and Insights from "The Book of Disquiet"

  1. Existential Solitude: The Book of Disquiet presents an exploration of existential solitude as an inherent part of the human condition. Pessoa's character, Soares, experiences life in a perpetual state of disquiet, feeling detached and isolated from the world around him.
  2. Fragmented Identity: The book is authored by one of Pessoa's heteronyms, Bernardo Soares, highlighting the concept of fragmented identity. Pessoa, through his use of heteronyms, portrays the multiplicity of the self.
  3. Embracing Disquiet: The book is a testament to embracing disquiet as a means to understand and engage with one's...

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