João Cabral de Melo Neto (1920-1999)

One of the most important Brazilian poets of the postwar generations,Cabral continues to exert a strong influence on many younger Brazilian poets. As Régis Bonvincino writes to me about Cabral: “Along with Carlos Drummond de Andrade and Murilo Mendes, Cabral is considered the best poet of Brazilian Poetry born in the 20’s.” Cabral’s Selected Poetry: 1937-1990 is published […]