Manoel de Barros





Manoel de Barros


Born
in Cuiabá, Brazil
December 19, 1916

Died
November 13, 2014

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Manoel Wenceslau Leite de Barros is a Brazilian poet. He has won many awards for his work, including twice the Prêmio Jabuti, the most important literary award in Brazil. Today he is renowned by his critics as one of the great names of contemporary Brazilian poetry, and by many authors he has been considered the greatest living poet from Brazil, like the poet Carlos Drummond de Andrade recognized Manoel de Barros as the biggest poet of Brazil.

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Average rating: 4.35 · 647 ratings · 52 reviews · 34 distinct works · Similar authors
Livro Sobre Nada

4.55 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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O livro das ignorãças

4.52 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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Poesia Completa

4.72 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Memórias Inventadas: A Infâ...

4.20 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2003
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Tratado Geral Das Grandezas...

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Retrato do Artista Quando C...

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Meu Quintal é Maior do Que ...

3.79 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2015
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Poemas Rupestres

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Birds for a Demolition

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4.24 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2010
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Gramática Expositiva do Chão

4.05 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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More books by Manoel de Barros…
“A poesia está guadarda nas palavras - é tudo que
eu sei.
Meu fado é o de não saber quase tudo.
Sobre o nada eu tenho profundidades.
Não tenho conexões com a reladidade.
Poderoso para mim não é aquele que descobre ouro.
Para mim poderoso é aquele que descobre as
insignificâncias (do mundo e as nossa).
Por essa pequena sentença me elogiaram de imbecil.
Fiquei emocionado.
Sou fraco para elogios.”
Manoel de Barros, Tratado Geral Das Grandezas Do Ínfimo

“Sou hoje um caçador de achadouros da infância.
Vou meio dementado e enxada às costas cavar no meu quintal vestígios dos meninos que fomos”
Manoel de Barros

“O esplendor da manhã não se abre com faca.”
Manoel de Barros

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