The Clean Shirt of It

The Clean Shirt of It

Poems of Paulo Henriques Britto

By Paulo Henriques Britto; Idra Novey (Translator)

BOA Editions, Hardcover, 9781929918935, 119pp.

Publication Date: August 2007


The first English translation of a full-length poetry title by acclaimed Brazilian poet Paulo Britto.

About the Author
Paulo Britto was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1951. His poetry awards include two of Brazil's most prestigious, the Biblioteca Nacional award, and the Portugal Telecom Prize. Britto is also one of Brazil's principal translators of British and American literature. He currently teaches at the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro.

Clarice Lispector (1925-1977), the author of such works as "Near to the Wild Heart, The Hour of the Star", and T"he Passion According to G. H.", is the internationally acclaimed novelist and short-story writer from Brazil and the subject of Benjamin Moser's magisterial biography "Why This World".