A guerra segundo o Seu João: história e trauma em Guimarães Rosa
A talk by Professor Ettore Finazzi-Agrò
Thursday, February 14, 2013
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Rolfe Hall 4302
UCLA Lydeen Library
Ettore Finazzi Agrò is a Professor of Portuguese and Brazilian Literature in the Department of European, American and Intercultural Studies at the University of Rome, La Sapienza. In his past work Professor Finazzi Agrò has considered Galego-Portuguese lyric poems as well as sixteenth century epics and narrative. He has published on twentieth century Portuguese literature including the book O Albini inginito (1987) on the work of Fernando Pessoa. Within the framework of Brazilian literature, he has published on João Guimarães Rosa, Mário de Andrade, Manuel Bandeira, and Clarice Lispector. Recent work includes the organization of two volumes on the persistence of the tragic in contemporary Brazilian literature, Uma leitura do Brasil (2004) and Travessias do pós-trágico: Os dilemas de uma leitura do Brasil (2006). Professor Finazzi Agrò is currently the editor of the journals Letterature d'America (Rome) and Studi Portoghesi e Brasiliani (Pisa). He is also a member of the editorial board of several Italian, Portuguese, and Brazilian journals.
Cost: Free and open to the public
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