- Adalgisa Nery
Adalgisa Nery (
October 29, 1905– June 7, 1980) was a Brazilian poet, journalistand politician. She was born in Rio de Janeiroas Adalgisa Maria Feliciana Noel Cancela Ferreira, the daughter of a civil servant. In 1922 she married Ismael Nery(1900–1934), a painter and poet who introduced Adalgisa to a circle of Brazilian artists and intellectuals that included Manuel Bandeira, Jorge de Limaand Murilo Mendes. The Nerys lived in Europe from 1927 to 1929, where they met the artist Marc Chagalland the Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos. Ismael died of tuberculosisin 1934, leaving Adalgisa with two sons.
Nery began to publish poetry and fiction after her first husband's death. Her first book, "Poemas", published in 1937, received critical acclaim, and she wrote short stories and magazine articles. Although the poet Murilo Mendes had proposed marriage to Nery in the late 1930s, she married in 1940
Lourival Fontes(1899–1967), director general of the Department of Press and Propaganda(DIP). In the dictatorship ("Estado Novo") of Getúlio Vargas, the DIP was in charge of censorship. Nery assisted the DIP as a social director and public relationsofficer. When Fontes was named Brazilian ambassadorto Mexicoin 1944, Nery accompanied him and met Diego Rivera(who painted Nery's portrait), Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozcoand David Alfaro Siqueiros.
After Nery and Fontes separated in 1953, Nery began the political phase of her career. As a
columnistfor the Rio de Janeiro newspaper"Última Hora" from 1954 to 1966, she advocated socialismand Brazilian nationalism. The success of her newspaper column helped Nery to be elected as a member of the constituent assembly for Guanabara State(now the city of Rio de Janeiro) in 1960 for the Brazilian Socialist Party(PSB). Nery distinguished herself in the state legislature for her opposition to Guanabara Governor Carlos Lacerdaand her high ethical standards. She was reelected to the state legislature in 1962 and 1966. After the military regime banned political parties in 1965, Nery joined the Brazilian Democratic Movement(MDB), which was the official oppositionto the military regime. In 1969, the military junta then governing Brazil ended Nery's mandate and stripped her of the right to run for office or vote for 10 years.
Nery spent the last years of her life in increasing depression and seclusion. She died in a
retirement homein Rio de Janeiro.
* "Poemas" 1937
* "A mulher ausente" (poems) 1940
* "Og" (short stories) 1943
* "Ar do deserto" (poems) 1943
* "Cantas de angústia" (poems) 1948
* "As fronteiras da quarta dimensão" (poems) 1952
* "A imaginária" (novel) 1959
* "Mundos oscilantes" (poems) 1962
* "Retrato sem retoque" (collection of newspaper columns) 1966
* "22 menos 1" (short stories) 1972
* "Neblina" (novel) 1972
* "Erosão" (poems) 1973
Callado, Ana Arruda. "Adalgisa Nery: muito amada e muito só". Rio de Janeiro: Relume Dumará, 1999.
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