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Research Article

Autobiography and Memorialism: Confissões de um Poeta by Lêdo Ivo

Manuel G. Simões    Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia    



An analysis of the confessional text by Lêdo Ivo, one of the greatest Brazilian poets of the 20th and 21st centuries, highlighting the autobiographical status, in which the category of pretence, of fiction that creates a narrative identity falls. At the same time, the aim of this study is to establish the internal relationships between autobiography and the ‘truth’ of memory.

Keywords: Brazilian Literature. Lêdo Ivo. Autobiography.

Language: pt

Submitted: Oct. 9, 2020
Published: Dec. 21, 2020

permalink: http://doi.org/10.30687/Ri/2037-6588/2020/114/011

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