O livro O rio é uma reunião inédita de poemas de João Cabral de Melo Neto, que têm o Entre os textos estão Morte e Vida Severina, o homônimo O rio, O cão sem plumas Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App. Buy Morte E Vida Severina (Em Portuguese do Brasil) 1st by Joao Cabral de Melo Neto Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App. O rio, segundo livro da trilogia, também retrata o universo árido às margens do rio. o índio, com elementos tirados da vida brasileira de então, anhangás, plumagens, . Morte e Vida Severina appears in a book of poetry by João Cabral de Melo .. do Teatro Brasileiro (São Paulo: Difusão Europeia do Livro, ), p.

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Retrieved from ” https: Occupant of the 37th chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters — Patrons and members of the Brazilian Academy of Letters. After passing through several different countries, he became consul of Brazil in Porto inonly returning to Rio de Janeiro three years later. This page was last edited on 28 Novemberat In Morte e Vida Severinathe only of his works that have come to be widely read by the general public, both these later aspects are found through Melo Neto’s addressing the culture and the harshness of life in arid Pernambuco.

Because of this, the image of an engineer designing a building is often used to describe his poetry, an epithet Melo Neto himself adopted. Academia Brasileira de Letras in Portuguese. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The first or maternal family name is Cabral and the second or paternal family name is Melo.


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This name uses Portuguese naming customs. Two years later, Melo Neto published his first book of poems, Pedra do Sonofrom his own expense, with a circulation of copies. His poetry was also marked by his strict use of meter and assonant rhymes. Melo Neto’s works seveirna dry and often devoid of any emotions, sticking to an esthetic rigor averse to any sort of confessions by the poet.

Melo Neto was born in RecifePernambucoand spent most of his youth in his family’s sugar-cane mills in the interior of the state. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Views Read Edit View history.

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Inhe married Marly de Oliveira and, two years later, he retired, resigning from his office as ambassador. Inhis family moved to Rio de Janeiro.

He was considered until his death a perennial competitor for the Nobel Prize in Literature. One might say that he has no antecedents in Brazilian poetry, but his work has consequences.

About his poetry, one of the founder figures of ConcretismAugusto de Campos has said:. Poetry is not the product of inspiration risen from feeling, but the fruit of the poet’s patient and lucid work.


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The following year, gida married Stella Maria Barbosa de Oliveira, with whom he had five children. Melo Neto frequently uses antithetical dualities in his poems, often worked to exhaustion: Melo Neto died inin Rio de Janeiro. Order of Cultural Merit Brazil. His style ranges from r surrealist tendency that marked his early poetry to the use of regional elements of his native northeastern Brazilincluding the traditional form of the cordel.

He worked for many years in Spainand his experiences there would greatly influence his poetry of the time. Norte Neto’s works are characterized by a staunch formal righteousness that was present in several layers of his poems, something that distinguishes his oeuvre from that of any other Brazilian poet.

InMelo Neto published his most famous work, Morte e Vida Severinaand, inhe was elected to the 37th chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Liro Verde e Branco G. Melo Neto searched for an elaborate construction of language and thought, attempting to transform the perception of an object into something concrete and definable by the sensesmost notably to touching. Retrieved 9 October