Monteiro Lobato in the press

  • Francisco de Assis Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM-SP)
Keywords: Monteiro Lobato, journalist, journalism, press, Parayba Valley


The article discusses the importance of the work developed by Monteiro Lobato in the press, focusing on the territory where he started his activities: the Parayba Valley. The approach herein is to explore a facet of the writer still little described in the academic field, i. e., the journalistic activity that preceded his trajectory as a writer. Supported by bibliographic research, this text points out, in a summary way, the publications of the referred region that counted with the contribution of the journalist/writer, signalizing particularities of his performance in this context.


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Author Biography

Francisco de Assis, Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM-SP)
PhD in Social Communication from the Universidade Metodista de São Paulo (Umesp). E-mail:
How to Cite
Assis, F. (2014). Monteiro Lobato in the press. MATRIZes, 8(2), 297-311.
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