Alfredo Bosi


Alfredo Bosi (São Paulo, August 23, 1936) is a Brazilian historian, literary critic, and teacher. He is person in the Academia Brasileira de Letras (Brazilian Academy of Characters), occupying Seat number 12. One of is own most well-known books can be “História Concisa da Literatura Brasileira” (Short History of Brazilian Books), trusted in Brazilian colleges in literature programs. Bosi also had written several research about Italian books and about main Brazilian writers aswell as essays for the field of hermeneutics.


Alfredo Bosi was created in São Paulo on August 26, 1930. He's wedded to psychologist Ecléa Bosi, with whom he offers two kids. His child, Viviana Bosi can be an achieved literary critic.Bosi majored in Books at University or college of São Paulo in 1960 and studied in Italy down the road. He then required the seat of Italian books at the same university or college, an office he'd keep until 1970, when he became teacher of Brazilian books. Bosi occupied the Brazilian Seat of Sociological Sciences Sérgio Buarque de Holanda in the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme and was deputy-director of Institute for Advanced Studies of the University or college of São Paulo from 1987 to 1997, when he became movie director of the business.Amongst other awards, he was awarded the Jabuti Reward for best human being sciences function in 1993 for Dialética da Colonização (Dialectics of Colonization) and in 2000, for best article, awarded to his function Machado de Assis. O Enigma perform Olhar (Machado de Assis. The Puzzle of the attention).

Selected bibliography

Itinerario della Narrativa Pirandelliana (1964) (Doctoral Thesis) O Pré-Modernismo (1966) (Brazilian Pre-Modernism) O Ser e o Tempo da Poesia (1977) (ENOUGH TIME and the Getting of Poetry) Céu, Inferno. Ensaios de Crítica Literária e Ideológica (1988) (Heaven, Hell. Essays of Literary and Ideological Criticism) Dialética da Colonização (1992) (Dialectics of Colonization) Machado de Assis. O Enigma perform Olhar (1999) (Machado de Assis. The Puzzle of the attention) Literatura e Resistência (2002) (Books and Risistance)