Two books to mark 100 years since the publication of ‘Clepsydra’ by Camilo Pessanha

The books ‘Clepsydra 1920-2020 – Studies and reviews’ and ‘Time thief’ will be released on Tuesday, in Macau, to mark the 100th anniversary of the publication of the work ‘Clepsydra’ by Camilo Pessanha.

The first work is a collection of articles on the work of Pessanha, under the coordination of Catarina Nunes de Almeida, from the Faculty of Arts of Lisbon, and includes texts by Carlos Morais José, Catarina Nunes de Almeida, Daniel Pires, Duarte Drumond Braga , Fernando Cabral Martins, Paulo Franchetti, Pedro Eiras, Ricardo Marques, Rogério Miguel Puga and Serena Cacchioli.

The second book, by Carlos Morais José, brings together a series of texts and articles on Camilo Pessanha, published over the years by the author.

The launch, by COD, will take place at Casa de Portugal in Macau, with the participation of Carlos Morais José, as well as Catarina Nunes de Almeida and Duarte Drummond Braga, through the Zoom digital platform.

Considered the maximum exponent of symbolism in the Portuguese language, Camilo Pessanha was born in Coimbra, in 1867, and died in 1926, in Macau, where he lived since 1894.