TITLE

Baltasar Lopes

AUTHOR(S)
Whittaker, Anne
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Baltasar Lopes;2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Biography
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
A biography of Cape Verdean author Baltasar Lopes is presented. Lopes was born in Calej�o, Cape Verde and studied law at the University of Lisbon. He became an attorney and taught at the Liceu Gil Eanes school, where he later served as principal. He began publishing free-verse poetry and short stories, created the literary review "Claridade" and promoted Cape Verdean literature. His book "Chiquinho" depicted social problems in Cape Verde. He died in 1989.
ACCESSION #
36589974

 

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