Lines of Research: - Aesthetic thought of Màrio de Andrade from his correspondence. - Modern Brazilian music and literature - Latin American and Caribbean literature and culture. Brazilian culture theory. - The narrative work of Clarice Lispector. - 19th century Brazil and the work of Machado de Assis. - 20th century Brazilian art and literature. The narrative work of Màrio de Andrade. - 20th century Brazilian poetry: Joáo Cabral, Vinicius de Moraes, Carlos Drummond de Andrade. - 20th century Brazilian dramatic art. - 20th century Latin American art and literature