Bilac, Olavo

Bilac, Olavo

(o͝olä`vo͝o bēläk`), 1865–1918, Brazilian poet, journalist, and critic. He was the chief poet of the Brazilian group related to the French ParnassiansParnassians
, group of 19th-century French poets, so called from their journal the Parnasse contemporain. Issued from 1866 to 1876, it included poems of Leconte de Lisle, Banville, Sully-Prudhomme, Verlaine, Coppée, and J. M. de Heredia.
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. His writings have an enameled elegance as well as sensual richness that gained them enduring acclaim. Some of them are gathered in Poesias (1888) and Tarde [afternoon] (1919).
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BILAC, Olavo (1865-1918) Vossa insolencia: cronicas.
BILAC, Olavo (18651918) Vossa insolencia: cronicas.