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Confessions of a modern poet

Amado Nervo

Confessions of a modern poet

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Published in Boston : Bruce Humphries .
Written in English


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StatementAmado Nervo; [translated by] Dorothy Kress.
The Physical Object
Pagination11-50 p.
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22998893M

This book is the first extensive analysis of time in all of ancient philosophy. That it comes from the pen of a recent convert to Christianity tells us how central this concept is in Judeo-Christian thought and is the most "modern" element in all of Augustine's writings. He returns to the subject later in a big book called The City of God.


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