José Saramago Quotes (84 quotes)
As cited in: The Daily Star, "Reading Saramago... and of him", January 29 2011
The Collected Novels of José Saramago (2010 edition), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - ISBN: 9780547581002
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Born: November 16, 1922
Died: June 18, 2010 (aged 87)
Bio: José de Sousa Saramago was a Portuguese novelist, poet, playwright, journalist and recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature. His works, some of which can be seen as allegories, commonly present subversive perspectives on historic events, emphasizing the human factor. Harold Bloom has described Saramago as a permanent part of the Western canon.
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“Through the travail of the ages, Midst the pomp and toil of war, Have I fought and strove and perished Countless times upon this star. In the form of many people In all panoplies of time Have I seen the luring vision Of the Victory Maid, sublime.”