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Paulo Fernando Henriques Britto

Paulo Fernando Henriques Britto, Brazilian translator, poet.


  • Britto, Paulo Fernando Henriques was born on December 12, 1951 in Rio de Janeiro. Son of Wilson Da Silveira and Leda (Marques Henriques) Britto.

  • Education

    • Teaching degree in English, University Santa Úrsula, 1974. Teaching degree in English and Portuguese, Pontifícia University Católica, Rio de Janeiro, 1978. Master of Arts, Pontifícia University Católica, Rio de Janeiro, 1982.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Pontifícia University Católica, Rio de Janeiro, 2002.


    • Teacher Institute Brasil-Estados Unidos, Rio de Janeiro, 1974-1979. Institute Pontifícia University Católica, 1978-1981. Auxiliary professor translation Pontíficia University Católica, since 1981.


    • Trovar claro: Poemas (Portuguese Edition)
    • Neste terceiro livro de poemas, Paulo Henriques Britto retoma e aprofunda questões poéticas formuladas desde sua estréia, com Liturgia da matéria (1982), atravessando também o núcleo central de Mínima lírica (1989).
    • Author: Liturgia da Matéria, 1982, Mínima Lírica, 1989, Trovar Claro, 1997, Macau, 2003. Translator: Voss (Patrick White), 1985, Miss Lonelyhearts and the Day of the Locust (Nathanael West), 1985, To the Finland Station (Edmund Wilson), 1986, The Fall of America (Allen Ginsberg), 1987, The World of Apples and Other Stories (John Cheever), 1987, A House for Mr. Biswas (V.S. Naipaul), 1988, Possession (Byatt), 1992, Rabbit Run (Updike), 1992, What Maisie Knew (Henry James), 1994, One Art (Elizabeth Bishop), 1995, Gravity's Rainbow (Thomas Pynchon), 1998, Underworld (Don DeLillo), 1999, Birthday Letters (Ted Hughes), 1999, Anil's Ghost (Michael Ondaatje), 2000, The Body Artist (Don DeLillo), 2001, Atonement (Ian McEwan), 2002, The Human Stain (Philip Roth), 2002.

      Editor, translator Poems (Wallace Stevens), 1987, Beppo (Byron), 1989, The Brazil Poems (Elizabeth Bishop), 1999, The Imaginary Iceberg and other poems (Elizabeth Bishop), 2001. Translator: The Sound and the Fury (William Faulkner), 2004.


    • father: Wilson Da Silveira Britto
    • mother: Leda (Marques Henriques) Britto
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    Born December 12, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1974
      University Santa Úrsula
    • 1978
      Pontifícia University Católica
    • 1982
      Pontifícia University Católica
    • 2002
      Pontifícia University Católica
    • 1974 - 1979
      Teacher, Institute Brasil-Estados Unidos
      Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil
    • 1978 - 1981
      institute Pontif+?cia University Cat+
    • 1981
      auxiliary professor, translation Pont+?ficia University Cat+