Observe the English language connection: we tend to think of French as the language of reference for those writing in Portuguese and Spanish, but English is of very great importance to several. We must add to this list and get someone from Comparative Literature to write a dissertation.
Fernando PESSOA (Portugal)
Carlos DRUMMOND DE ANDRADE (Brazil)
Salomón DE LA SELVA (El Salvador)
Jorge Luis BORGES (Argentina)
José GARCIA VILLA (Philippines)
Nick JOAQUIN (Philippines)
About Pessoa, someone said this:
There is a cool documentary with this woman (she was in her late 90s when they filmed it) who was the second person in the world to write a dissertation on Pessoa, Cleonice Berardinelli. She reads many of his poems with Maria Bethânia. Here is something about it. There is a video at the end.