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translator , poet

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.


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 U. Católica, Rio de Janeiro, 1978-1981;auxiliary professor translation, Pontíficia U. Católica, Rio de Janeiro, since 1981.


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  • Other Work

    • 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.


Wilson Da Silveira Britto

Leda (Marques Henriques) Britto