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ⓘ Luis de Camões. Luis Vaz de Camões was Portugals greatest poet. He has been compared to Homer, Virgil, Dante, Cervantes or Shakespeare. He wrote lyrical poetry ..




Luis de Camões
                                     

ⓘ Luis de Camões

Luis Vaz de Camões was Portugals greatest poet. He has been compared to Homer, Virgil, Dante, Cervantes or Shakespeare. He wrote lyrical poetry and drama but is best remembered for his epic work Os Lusiadas.

                                     

1. Works

  • Os Lusiadas
Is about the exploration of Portuguese people through Africa and the West Indies. It talks a lot about Vasco de Gama.
  • The Parnasum of Luis Vaz lost
                                     

2. Bibliography

English

  • Luis de Camões / Bell, Aubrey F. G., 1923
  • Camoens, Central Figure of Portuguese Lit. / Goldberg, Isaac., 1924
  • The Lusiads of Luiz de Camões / Bacon, Leonard., 1966
  • The Place of Camoens in Literature / Nabuco, Joaquim., 1908
  • Camoens: His Life and his Lusiads, 1881
  • The Lusiads / White, Landeg., 2002
  • From Virgil to Milton / Bowra, C. M., 1945
  • Camoens and the Epic of the Lusiads / Hart, Henry Hersch., 1962
  • Luis de Camões: Epic and Lyric, ed. Keith Bosley 1990
  • A biography about Camões is Life of Camões, by John Adamson, published by Longman in 1820.
  • The Presence of Camões / Monteiro, George., 1996
                                     

3. Other websites

  • Luis Vaz de Camões - Catholic Encyclopedia article
  • Fulgrosses Blog about Luiz Vaz de Camões and his mysteries
  • Works by Luis de Camoes at Project Gutenberg
                                     
  • this form were Ludovico Ariosto, Torquato Tasso, Alonso de Ercilla y Zuñiga and Luis Vaz de Camões In England it was not so popular at that time. Later
  • considered one of the greatest Portuguese poets. He has been compared to Luis Vaz de Camões His works reflect the infuence of classic tradition and French symbolism
  • and rhymes abababcc. The same was earlier used by Luis de Camões in his Lusiads. Vasco Mouzinho de Quevedo s poem narrates about Portuguese king Afonso
  • Pedro Alvares Cabral 9 and Luis de Camões 4 Some of Leal best known songs are: Bate o Pe Clareou O Vinho de Meu Amor and Marrabenta
  • 28 A French army invading Italy under King Francis besieges Pavia. Luis de Camões Portuguese poet d. 1580 Catherine Howard, Fifth Queen of Henry VIII
  • imitates The Lusiads by Luis Vaz de Camões It is about the founding of the town of Lisbon by Ulysses Odysseus Gabriel Pereira de Castro in Portuguese
  • Ferdinand Magellan, Luis de Camões Fernando Pessoa, Amalia Rodrigues, Alvaro Siza Vieira, Eduardo Souto de Moura. Luis de Camões wrote the national poem