THE EDITORS WOULD LIKE TO THANK: Donors of financial support essential to this publication: The Trustees of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation; The Instituto Camões, Lisbon; The Instituto da Biblioteca Nacional e do Livro, Lisbon.
Authors and publishers who allowed previously published works to be included in this anthology: Octavio Paz: ‘Introduction’ to Fernando Pessoa: Antologia, Mexico 1962; its translation by Michael Schmidt first appeared in Numbers, 4, Cambridge 1988; Antonio Tabucchi: Uma Conversa no Outono de 1935 Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda, Lisbon 1935; Richard Zenith: The Book of Disquietude Carcanet, Manchester 1991. Some of Keith Bostley’s translations of Pessoa’s poetry, done for this book, were given advance journal publication in Cultura, The Time Literary Supplement, Stand, and Translation.
Artists, and/or owners and publishers, who generously allowed their art-work to be included: Júlio Pomar (and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation) who gave permission for his sketches – originally done for decoration of the ‘Alto dos Moinhos’ station on the Lisbon Underground – to be used extensively; they appear on the seven half-titles; Emilia Nadal (and Margarida and José Blanco) whose painting ‘The Trunk and the Fable’ – here in blackand-white – has been used as half-title for the Contents page; Alfredo Margarido whose painting ‘A Biblioteca’, in black-and-white, accompanies the Biblio graphy; a new painting, kindly sent by him, (sadly here reproduced only in black-and-white) concludes that section. Other drawings in the text by Martins Correia and David Levine.
Owners of photographs, or other items, reproduced in this book: Many photographs of Fernando Pessoa, and other personal effects, are