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us: Lima Barreto, 1881-1922



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    • us: Barreto, Lima, 1881-1922
    • us: Lima Barreto, Afonso Henriques de, 1881-1922
    • us: Barreto, Afonso Henriques de Lima, 1881-1922
    • us: Henriques de Lima Barreto, Afonso, 1881-1922
  • Sources

    • found: Vida e morte de ... 1919.
    • found: Lima Barreto e o espaço romanesco, 1976.
    • found: Lima Barreto e a reforma da sociedade, 1987: p. 56 (Barreto, Afonso Henriques de Lima)
    • found: Grande encic. Delta Larousse, c1970: v. 7, p. 4021 (hdg.: Lima Barreto (Afonso Henriques de); romancista, contista e jornalista brasileiro)
    • found: Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed February 19, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database (Lima Barreto, Afonso Henriques de; fiction writer, social reformer; born 1881 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; enrolled in the college Escola Politécnica but never received a degree; worked for various newspapers and magazines; first published novel was “Recordaۅcڵoes do escrivڵao Isaڳias Caminha” (1909); best known works are “Triste fim de Policarpo Quaresma” published in 1915; Clara dos Anjos (written 1904; published posthumously) and Recordaۅcڵoes do escrivڵao Isaڳias Caminha; interned in an asylum for the mentally ill that inspired the novel “Cemitڳerio dos vivos” (Cemetery of the Living, 1922); shocked literary circles by writing “as people spoke” in the novel “Bruzundangas” (1922); “Triste fim de Policarpo Quaresma” is largely a parody of Brazilian nationalism; founded the League Against Soccer (1919-1921); died 1922 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
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    • PQ9697.L544
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    • 1978-12-18: new
    • 2015-04-29: revised
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