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Centeno, Yvette (1940–)

Centeno, Yvette (1940–)

Portuguese poet and novelist. Name variations: Yvette Kace Centeno. Born 1940 in Lisbon, Portugal; degree in German philology, University of Lisbon.

Worked as professor at New University in Lisbon; works of poetry include Opus I (1966), Poemas Fracturados (1967), Sinais (1977), Perto da Terra (1984), and Entre Silêncios (1997); novels include Quem Se Eu Gritar (1965), As Palavras, Que Pena (1972), As Muralhas (1986) and Trêas Histórias de Amor (1994); also wrote several works of criticism including Literatura e Alquimia (1987), Fernando Pessoa: Os Trezentos e Outros Estudos (1988), and Hermetismo e Utopia (1995). Received Jacinto do Prado Coelho Prize (1984) and Poesia da Revista Mulheres Prize (1984).

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