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The beloved Shepherd (O pastor amoroso)                                                                               (please click on the sound item)

A Portuguese reads in German for the first time in his life the phonetic excerpt from  a text poem of the portuguese  poet Fernando Pessoa (Alberto Caeiro). One notices clearly that he doesn't have any knowledge of the Portuguese language, showing instead the natural unsecurity of a learning process. In this sense, and also because he is reading a Portuguese author in a totaly strange language, the process of reading turns here into a metaphor of the poetic content of the poem he is reading.

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