Otávio de Faria

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Otávio de Faria (October 15, 1908 – October 17, 1980) was a Brazilian journalist and writer. He was elected a member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters on January 13, 1972. He was most noted as author of the monumental testimonial (and prophetic) A Tragédia burguesa (The Bourgeois Tragedy).

In a noted essay, "Pandeísmo em Carlos Nejar",[1] de Faria "spoke of the pandeism of Carlos Nejar"; in the evaluation of Giovanni Pontiero,

He was born in Rio de Janeiro, son of Alberto Faria and Maria Teresa de Almeida Faria, and in Rio de Janeiro he died.


  1. ^ Otávio de Faria, "Pandeísmo em Carlos Nejar", in Última Hora, Rio de Janeiro, May 17, 1978.
  2. ^ Giovanni Pontiero (1983). Carlos Nejar, poeta e pensador. p. 349.

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