By Carlos F. B. Martin
Perhaps it is no accident that Roberto Piva’s poetry is returning, still marked by conservative forces that unabashedly asserted themselves in Brazil in recent years.
At the request of Companhia das Letras publisher, critic and professor Alcir Pécora gathered the author’s poems again.
He had previously organized Roberto Piva’s work.
In addition to assembling the poems, he rewrote the introductory text, included poems never before published in the book, and invited Eliane Robert Moraes, Davi Arrigucci Júnior, and Claudio Willer to participate again with critical texts about the body of . . .