Brazilian literature

Dr Robert Oakley has a long-standing interest in Brazilian poetry and prose, in particular the works of Lima Barreto, on whom he has published articles in British and Brazilian academic journals:

  • ‘Lima Barreto e a Arte de Escrever Romances’, Ocidente, Número Especial (1974), 23-31.
  • ‘Ambientação nos Romances de Lima Barreto’, Líttera, 13 (1975), 31-43.
  • ‘Lima Barreto e o Destino da Inteligência: Uma Leitura de A Biblioteca’, Suplemento Literário de Minas Gerais, 889, 15/10/83.
  • In Spring 1998, he published a major study of this author, The Case of Lima Bareto and Realism in the Brazilian "Belle Époque".
  • The Case of Lima Bareto and Realism in the Brazilian "Belle Époque". Lampeter, The Edwin Mellen Press, 1998.

Dr Patricia Odber de Baubeta has published articles on Jorge Amado, Dias Gomes and Clarice Lispector.

  • "A Quebra da Promessa em Dias Gomes, Bernardo Santareno e Albert Camus". Colóquio Letras, 132/133 (1994),135-146.
  • "Another Kind of Comparativism: A Hora da Estrela and The Hour of the Star." Cadernos de Tradução, 2 (1997), 249-285