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Abreu, Caio Fernando

Overview
Works: 70 works in 272 publications in 6 languages and 1,746 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Honoree
Classifications: PQ9698.1.B68, 869.342
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Caio Fernando Abreu
Publications by Caio Fernando Abreu
Publications by Caio Fernando Abreu, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Caio Fernando Abreu
Whatever happened to Dulce Veiga? : a B-novel by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
"A forty-year-old Brazilian journalist reduced to living in a dilapidated building inhabited by a bizarre human fauna - fortune-tellers, transvestites, tango-loving Argentinean hustlers - is called upon to track down and write the story of Dulce Veiga, a famous singer who disappeared twenty years earlier on the eve of her first big show. Thus begins a mad race through an underground, nocturnal Sao Paulo among rock bands with eccentric names, feline reincarnations of Vita Sackville-West, ex-revolutionaries turned junkies, gay Pietas, echoes of Afro-Brazilian religions, and intimations of AIDS ... Constructed like a mystery, the novel unravels over a week, evoking a decadent and contaminated atmosphere in which the journalist's own search for meaning finds its expression in the elusive Dulce Veiga, who constantly appears to him as if in a dream, her arm pointing heavenward. Whatever Happened to Dulce Veiga? is a descent into the underworld of contemporary megalopolises where, like the inside of a huge TV, life intermingles with bits of music, film clips, and soap opera characters in a crazy and macabre dance, moving toward a possible catharsis."--Jacket
Os dragões não conhecem o paraíso by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 107 libraries worldwide
"Les fruits de l'œuvre de Caio Fernando, hors des paradis tropicaux au goût des appétits européens sont ceux d'un Brésil en décomposition, de carnavals macabres masqués par le Carnaval. Les fruits des gigantesques centres urbains tels que Sao Paulo : anonymat, solitudes, précarité, violence, prostitutions; intoxication par toutes les drogues, au propre et au figuré. L'écriture est impressionnée par ce regard, comme une plaque photographique: elle ne décrit pas, elle est violence, clichés, laideur, solitude, abandon, folie. Mais sa lecture, par un effet de paradoxe hautement littéraire, parle maîtrise, poésie, beauté, solidarité, lucidité, et une histoire horrible devient belle. Des enfers de Caio Fernando on sort, béant. La nouvelle, forme par excellence du monde latino-américain, est le terrain naturel de son univers fragmenté. Ici, rien ne dure, rien ne s'affirme, tout lasse, casse et passe. Dans l'ironie mortelle est la vivante simplicité." Claire Cayron. -- Back cover
Morangos mofados by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
22 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in Portuguese and Spanish and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Onde andará Dulce Veiga? : um romance B by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Teatro completo by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in Portuguese and held by 67 libraries worldwide
O ovo apunhalado by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
17 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in Portuguese and Undetermined and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Limite branco : romance by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
11 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in Portuguese and Undetermined and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Triângulo das águas : noturnos by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in Portuguese and German and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Estranhos estrangeiros : e, Pela noite by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in Portuguese and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Pedras de Calcutá : contos by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
10 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in Portuguese and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Ovelhas negras, de 1962 a 1995 by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in Portuguese and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Pequenas epifanias : crônicas, 1986/1995 by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in Portuguese and held by 42 libraries worldwide
"Pieces previously published in São Paulo and Porto Alegre daily newspapers by flamboyant figure of contemporary literature. Good example of fiction writer doubling as cronista"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
Inventário do irremediável : contos by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
4 editions published in 1970 in Portuguese and Undetermined and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Mel & Girassóis by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in Portuguese and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Caio 3 D by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
in Portuguese and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Qu'est devenue Dulce Veiga? by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in French and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Was geschah wirklich mit Dulce Veiga? : ein low-budget-Roman by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in German and held by 22 libraries worldwide
L'Autre voix by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
4 editions published in 1994 in French and Portuguese and held by 21 libraries worldwide
"Sur Une petite plage de sable clair, là-bas au bord de la rivière, un drame s'est joué. Face à la mer ou en écoutant A l'occasion d'une grande peine -- mélodie d'Erik Satie -- le dialogue est malaisé. Impossible? Non, pas pour Ces deux-là, malgré l'hostilité qui les entoure. Dans la dépersonnalisation engendrée par le monde moderne et la vie urbaine, les Photographies remplacent la chaise vide. Un goût de Fraises moisies persiste jusqu'au lever du jour. Quelque part dans Rio de Janeiro, un couple, en proie à la médiocrité de son quotidien professionnel, affectif et sexuel, joue Les survivants. Dans un bar évoquant un aquarium aux eaux sales, un homme de presque quarante ans rencontre un garçon de presque vingt, Le garçon le plus triste du monde. D'où vient la tristesse ? Peut-être d'une lointaine culpabilité que la chanson Feuilles mortes vient ressusciter. Alors, emmuré, dans l'effroi de l'âme, on entend, à cinq heures et quart de l'après-midi, la sonnerie du téléphone et L'autre voix. Ainsi vont les histoires du deuxième recueil de nouvelles de Caio Fernando Abreu. Même univers aussi peu tropical que possible pour ce Brésilien qui ne connaît plus que le monde déshumanisé de l'asphalte et revendique, avec une violente douceur, l'affirmation de l'identité hors des conventions, dans l'exploration des profondeurs, et jusqu'à la 'folie'." (Claire Cayron) -- Back cover
Petites épiphanies by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in French and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Les soixante-deux chroniques réunies sous ce titre, qui sont parues dans le grand quotidien "O Estado de Sao Paulo" et dans le magazine "Zero Hora" à partir de février 1995, charment par leur liberté de ton et de sujet
Brebis galeuses : (de 1962 à 1995) by Caio Fernando Abreu( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 20 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Abreu, Caio Fernando de
Abreu Caio Fernando de 1948-1996
Abreu, Caio Fernando Loureiro de
Abreu, Caio Fernando Loureiro de 1948-1996
Fernando Abreu, Caio
Fernando Abreu, Caio 1948-1996
Loureiro de Abreu, Caio Fernando 1948-1996
Languages
Portuguese (152)
French (14)
English (13)
German (9)
Spanish (4)
Italian (3)
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