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Selected Poetry, 1937-1990

Joao Cabral de Melo Neto

Publication Year: 1994

This bilingual anthology brings together a representative selection from more than a half century of this distinguished Brazilian poet's lifetime work. Along with previously translated poems are many others in English for the first time. The remarkable group of poets and translators includes Elizabeth Bishop, Alastair Reid, Galway Kinnell, Louis Simpson, and W. S. Merwin.

Published by: Wesleyan University Press

Title page Copyright page

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Contents

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pp. v-viii

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Preface

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pp. ix-xii

This bilingual anthology is the first comprehensive selection in English ofJoao Cabral de Melo Neto's poetry. Cabral's poetic career spans more than half a century. Literary historians generally...

Joao Cabral de Melo Neto Chronology

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pp. xiii-xiv

Primeiros poemas (1900)

Pirandello I (1937)

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pp. 2-3

Pirandello II (1937)

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pp. 4-5

Poesia (1937)

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pp. 6-7

Poema (1938)

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pp. 8-10

Pedra do sono (1940-1941)

Homem falando no escuro / A Man Speaking in the Dark

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pp. 12-13

Espaco jornal / Daily Space

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pp. 14-15

Janelas / Windows

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pp. 16-17

Poema / Poem

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pp. 18-19

Dentro da perda da memoria / Within the Loss of Memory

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pp. 20-21

Noturno / Nocturne

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pp. 22-24

O engenheiro (1942-1945)

A li~ao de poesia / The Lesson of Poetry

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pp. 26-29

O fim do mundo / The End of the World

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pp. 30-31

As nuvens / The Clouds

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pp. 32-34

Psicologia da composite (1946-1950)

Psicologia da composigao / Psychology

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pp. 36-52

O cdo sem plumas (1949-1950)

I. Paisagem do Capibaribc / I. Landscape of the Capibaribe River

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pp. 54-62

Paisagens comfiguras (1954-1955)

O vento no canavial / The Wind in the Canefield

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pp. 64-67

Cemiterio pernambucano (Nossa Senhora da Luz) / Cemetery in Pernambuco (Our Lady of Light)

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pp. 68-69

Cemiterio pernambucano (Sao Lourenc,o da Mata)

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pp. 70-71

Encontro corn um poeta / Encounter with a Poet

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pp. 72-76

Umafaca so lamina (1955)

Uma faca so lamina / A Knife All Blade

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pp. 78-82

Morte e vida severina (1954-1955)

Morte e vida severina / The Death and Life of a Severino, I, II, XIV

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pp. 84-98

Quaderna (1956-1959)

A mulher e a casa / The Woman and the House

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pp. 100-103

Imitaqao da agua / Imitation of Water

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pp. 104-108

Serial (1959-1961)

A cana dos outros / Someone Else's Sugarcane

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pp. 110-113

Escritos com o corpo / Written with the Body

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pp. 114-121

O sim contra o sim / Yes Against Yes

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pp. 122-128

A educacao pela pedra (1962-1965)

A educacao pela pedra / Education by Stone

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pp. 130-131

O mar e o canavial / The Sea and the Canefield

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pp. 132-133

O canavial e o mar / The Canefield and the Sea

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pp. 134-135

Tecendo a manha / Weaving the Morning

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pp. 136-137

Fabula de um arquiteto / Tale of an Architect

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pp. 138-139

Rios sem discurso / Speechless Rivers

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pp. 140-141

Catar feijao / Culling Beans

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pp. 142-143

Os vazios do homem / The Emptiness of Man

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pp. 144-145

O urubu mobilizado / The Drafted Vulture

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pp. 146-147

O sertanejo falando / The Man from Up-Country Talking

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pp. 148-149

Duas das festas da morte / Two of the Festivals of Death

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pp. 150-152

Museu de tudo (1966-1974)

A insonia de Monsieur Teste / The Insomnia of Monsieur Teste

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pp. 154-155

O artista inconfessavel / The Unconfessing Artist

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pp. 156-157

Catecismo de Berceo / Berceo's Catechism

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pp. 158-159

Exeqao: Bernanos, que se dizia escritorde sala de jantar / Exception: Bernanos, Who Called Himself a Dining-Room Writer

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pp. 160-161

A ligao de pintura / The Lesson of Painting

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pp. 162-163

O autografo / Autograph

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pp. 164-166

Agrestes (1975-1985)

Homenagem a Paul Klee / In Honor of Paul Klcc

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pp. 168-169

Duvidas apocrifas de Marianne Moore / Apocryphal Doubts of Marianne Moore

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pp. 170-171

Homenagem renovada a Marianne Moore / Renewed Homage to Marianne Moore

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pp. 172-173

A W. H. Auden / To W H. Auden

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pp. 174-175

O ultimo poema / The Last Poem

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pp. 176-177

Sobre Elizabeth Bishop / On Elizabeth Bishop

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pp. 178-179

A agua da areia / The Water of Sand

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pp. 180-181

A rede ou o que Sevilha nao conhece / The Hammock, or What Seville Does Not Know

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pp. 182-184

Crime na Calk Relator (1987)

Crime na Calle Relator / Crime in Calle Relator

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pp. 186-190

Sevilha andando / Walking Seville

Sevilha andando / Black Sun

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pp. 192-193

Sol negro / Two Castilians in Seville

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pp. 194-195

Dais castelhanas em Sevilha

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pp. 196-198

Bibliography of Works by Joao Cabral de Melo Neto

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pp. 199-


E-ISBN-13: 9780819571854
Print-ISBN-13: 9780819522177

Page Count: 214
Publication Year: 1994

Edition: Bilingual Portuguese-English ed.
Series Title: Wesleyan Poetry Series

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  • Cabral de Melo Neto, João, 1920-1999 -- Translations into English.
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