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Armando Freitas Filho

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Armando Freitas Filho

Armando Freitas Filho was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1940. Throughout his career, he has experimented with different poetic practices that range from Concrete Poetry to Poesia Práxis to the Marginal Poetry of the late 1970s mimeograph generation. He has twice been awarded the Jabuti Prize, one of the most important literary prizes in Brazil, and shortlisted on numerous occasions. His first work, Palavra, was published in 1963. His complete works up to 2003 are gathered in Máquina de Escrever (2003).

Articles by Armando Freitas Filho

Three Poems
By Armando Freitas Filho
The following previously unpublished poems by Armando Freitas Filho were selected by Heloisa Jahn for Revista Pessoa.Mario and OswaldTranslated by Flávia RochaSuspicious, gay, a man’s…
Translated by Flávia Rocha & Eric M. B. Becker
Hiatus
By Armando Freitas Filho
A mother’s love, a hernia lovethat even when distant, even when deadis an inheritance that crosses the gapwith the tentacles and gambitsof a spider, tantalizing, and that clings, graspson the inside:…
Translated from Portuguese by Stefan Tobler
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In the Mirror
By Armando Freitas Filho
Under my skin, my father invades me. Quietly, slowly: in my striated nails, along the fat visible vein, in my stomach that has succumbed, in my scrotum that has loosened, he flakes off my skin that dries…
Translated from Portuguese by Stefan Tobler
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