Meireles, Cecília, 1901-1964

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Poet, educator, and journalist Cecília Meireles was a major representative of Brazilian Modernism, in which she mixed neo-symbolist themes of time's ephemerality and the contemplative life with the project of nationalistic vanguardism. She is widely regarded as one of the finest writers in the Portuguese language, as well as Brazil's greatest female poet.

From the description of Cecília Meireles correspondence with José Bruges de Oliveira, 1949-1951. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 664669840

Poet, educator, and journalist Cecília Meireles was a major representative of Brazilian Modernism, in which she mixed neo-symbolist themes of time's ephemerality and the contemplative life with the project of nationalistic vanguardism. She is widely regarded as one of the finest writers in the Portuguese language, as well as Brazil's greatest female poet.

From the guide to the Cecília Meireles letters to José Bruges de Oliveira, 1949-1951., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

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associatedWith Dimmick, Ralph Edward Ingalls, 1916-, person
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associatedWith Oliveira, José Bruges de, 1889- person
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Birth 1901-11-07

Death 1964-11-09

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