Fernando Pessoa

March 3rd, 2016 · 24 mins 10 secs

About this Episode

On Portuguese writer Fernando Pessoa and the playful freedom of creating as someone else — someone distinct, and unique, but non-existent. (Pessoa wrote under hundreds of names, all of which belonged to people he called "heteronyms," or "non-existent acquaintances." He's an extraordinary example of something actually quite common in literature.)

Music by Chris Zabriskie, Lee Rosevere, Kai Engel, The New Valleys, Richard Moss.


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