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Sílex: revista de letras e artes. 10 issues and 2 supplements, apparently a complete run.

Published by Lisbon, Tecniset - Cooperativa de Artes Gráficas S.C.A.R.L., 1980-1986., 1986
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10 numbers + 2 supplements. Large 4° (24 x 20 cm., with some slight variations from issue to issue), original illustrated wrappers. Numerous illustrations. Supplements are on green paper. A very good set. 40; 40; 40; 40; 40; 48; 78; 84; 80 pp., (2 ll.); 76 pp. + supplements of (2); (2) ll. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION, apparently a complete run. Numbers 1 through 10, published March 1980 through September 1986. Supplement 1, undated, of two unnumbered leaves, is tipped into issue number 8. Supplement number 2, bound in at the end of issue number 9, is dated July 1984, and also consists of 2 unnumbered leaves. We think this is a complete run. Included are original poems, previously unpublished, as well as essays about poetry, poets, literature and art.Sílex was said to be a "publicação bimestral" (with the exception of the seventh and ninth issues, which say "semestral"), and the first five numbers were indeed issued bimonthly from March through November 1980. The sixth number appeared in July 1981, the seventh in November 1982, the eighth in July 1983, the ninth in October 1984, and the tenth in September 1986. The Directores (i.e., publishers) were Artur Lucena, Henrique Madeira, Monteiro Pote, and Nuno Nozelos, while the editorial board consisted of Alexandre O'Neill, António Ramos Rosa, and João Rui de Sousa. After issue number 6, Monteiro Pote's name is no longer on the masthead, while for issue number 10, Artur Lucena is the lone "Director", with Henrique Madeira and José Manuel Capelo listed as "Subdirectores". Principal contributors were Agustina Bessa-Luís, Albano Martins, Alexandre Cabral, Alexandre O'Neill, Ana Hatherly, António Cândido Franco, António Luís Moita, António Quadros, António Ramos Rosa, Armando Lucena, Armando Silva Carvalho, Baptista-Bastos, Campos Matos, Casimiro de Brito, David Mourão-Ferreira, Dórdio Guimarães, Egito Gonçalves, Eugénio de Andrade, Fernando Assis Pacheco, Fernando Grade, Fernando Guimarães, Fernando Namora, Fiama Hasse Pais Brandão, Jacinto Batista, Jacinto do Prado Coelho, João de Melo, João Gaspar Simões, João Rui de Sousa, Jorge Listopad, José Augusto Seabra, José Gomes Ferreira, José Jorge Letria, Luís Forjaz Trigueiros, Maria Judite de Carvalho, Maria Lúcia Lepecki, Maria Ondina Braga, Matilde Rosa Araújo, E.M. de Melo e Castro, Nuno Júdice, Raul de Carvalho, Rebecca Catz, Romeu Correia, Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen, Urbano Tavares Rodrigues, Vasco Graça Moura, and Vergílio Ferreira.*** Pires, Dicionário das revistas literárias portugueses do século XX (1986), pp. 279-80, says that the review began in March 1980 and was in the course of publication. Not in Pires, Dicionário da imprensa periódica literária portuguesa do século XX. Clara Rocha, Revistas literárias do século XX em Portugal, p. 673. Porbase lists five copies at four locations, but without any indication of the number of issues. Copac repeats the British Library and adds University of Manchester and National Library of Scotland, without mentioning which issues are present. Not located in Hollis or Orbis. Not located in Melvyl. Bookseller Inventory # 36109

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Title: Sílex: revista de letras e artes. 10 issues ...

Publisher: Lisbon, Tecniset - Cooperativa de Artes Gráficas S.C.A.R.L., 1980-1986.

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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