By António Lobo Antunes
António Lobo Antunes, implacável, dá-nos a conhecer uma família e os que em seu torno gravitam, num retrato árido e merciless, que leva o leitor, pelo menos, a repensar as relações entre os homens num Portugal prestes a entrar no século XX. Uma Lisboa marginal, decadende, que acolhe um pequeno universo com personagens que giram em torno da sua própria solidão e isolamento. Um pai ingénuo que acredita que Gardel não morreu naquele acidente aéreo, e uma tia obstinada dirigem-se a um medical institution para velar um jovem heroínomano em estado de coma.
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The Pulitzer Prizes, op. , p. 52. 74 John Hohenberg, The Pulitzer Prizes, op. , p. 137. , p. 138. 7d Ihiit. 77 Jefferson B. Fletcher/Robert M. Lovett/Albert B. Paine, Report of the Pulitzer Prize Novel Jury, New York, March 15, 1936, pp. 1 f. XXXV novel, 78 all the while, as Hohenberg stresses, being perfectly aware "that criticism of the fiction award would continue. " 79 In 1937 the jurors (Jefferson B. Fletcher, Robert M. Lovett and Albert B. Paine) decided to present a list of suggestions consisting of six titles which read as follows: Gone With the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell; The Last Puritan, by George Santayana; Three Bags Full, by Roger Burlingame; Mountain Path, by Harriette Simpson; Yang and Yin, by Alice Tisdale Hobart; and Drums along the Mohawk, by Walter D.
March 10, 1943, p. 1. ), The Pulitzer Prizes, op. , p. 52. 102 John Hohenberg, The Pulitzer Prizes, op. , p. 146. , p. 198. 104 Cf. , 1 9 2 0 , 4 3 2 105 PPJohn R. Chamberlain/Lewis S. Gannett/Maxwell D. Geismar, Report of the Pulitzer Prize Novel Jury, New York, March 14, 1944, pp. 1 f. XLII could not necessarily be considered "American literature," whereas Journey in the Dark was, in a way, "American to the bone, it has a reflective, brooding richness. " 107 In 1945 the jury (John R. Chamberlain, Maxwell D.
The Pulitzer Prizes, op. , p. 53. John Hohenberg, The Pulitzer Prizes, op. , pp. 318 f. " 187 Despite the fact that the content of the book ranking first, The Fixer, had no direct references to America, the prize was bestowed on Bernard Malamud. '1,189 With regrets the jurors of 1968 (Maxwell D. Geismar, John K. Hutchens and Melvin Maddocks) stated right at the beginning of their report that "for the first time in several years the Fiction Jury could not reach a unanimous opinion... Mr. John Hutchens' choice for the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction is William Styron's The Confessions of Nat Turner.
A Morte de Carlos Gardel by António Lobo Antunes