Afonso Schmidt

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Afonso Frederico Schimidt
Born Afonso Schimidt
(1890-06-29)29 June 1890
Cubatão, São Paulo, Brazil
Died 6 August 1964(1964-08-06) (aged 51)
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Occupation Poet,writer
Nationality Brazil Brazilian
Notable works O Retrato de Valentina, Zanzalá, O Tesouro de Cananeia

Affonso Schmidt (June 29, 1890 – April 3, 1964) was a journalist, short story writer, novelist, playwright[1]

Biography[edit]

Affonso Schmidt was born in Cubatão. In the city of Sao Paulo, he founded the newspapers, A Plebe and A Lanterna, along with legendary figures of the anarchist moviment: Edgard Leuenroth and Oreste Ristori.

In the city of Rio de Janeiro, founded the newspaper A Voz do Povo, which, in time, became the press organ of the workers of the country.

Writer extensively throughout his life, was the author of a vast literary and poetic work gathered in more than forty books and is also a pioneer of science fiction in Brazil. He died in Rio de Janeiro, aged 73.

Selected works[edit]

Poetry[edit]

  • Lírios Roxos (1907)
  • Miniaturas
  • Janelas Abertas (1911)
  • Mocidade (1921)
  • Garoa (1932)
  • Lusitania
  • Poesias (1934)
  • Poesia (1945)

Novels[edit]

  • Brutalidade
  • Os impunes
  • O dragão e as virgens (fantasia)
  • Pirapora
  • As levianas
  • Passarinho verde
  • Ao relento (fantasia)
  • Kellani
  • A revolução brasileira (crônicas)
  • A nova conflagração
  • O evangelho dos livros
  • Os negros
  • Carne para canhão
  • Curiango
  • A sombra de Júlio Frank (romance)
  • Colônia Cecília (romance)
  • O Retrato de Valentina (1947) (romance)
  • A Marcha (romance)
  • O Menino Felipe (romance)
  • O Tesouro de Cananeia (contos)
  • A Vida de Paulo Eiró (crônicas)
  • São Paulo de meus Amores (crônicas)
  • Zanzalá (1938) (novela)
  • A Primeira Viagem (autobiografia)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Institute of History and Geography of Santos, ihgs.com.br Archived January 17, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.

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