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Graciliano Ramos was an important Brazilian writer of the early twentieth century. Ramos founded the "regionalism" literary movement. He was born in Quebrângulo, state of Alagoas, Brazil on October 27,1892 and he died in Rio de Janeiro, on March 20, 1953.

Graciliano's childhood was spent in poverty in cities of the Northeastern Brazilian region. After high-school, Graciliano went to Rio de Janeiro where he worked as journalist. In 1915 he moved to live with his father in Palmeira dos Indios, Alagoas. In 1927 he became mayor of Palmeira dos Indios.

His first book, Caetés was published in 1933. He was jailed by the Getúlio Vargas government on unclear charges. His Memórias do Cárcere was written as a memoir of his incarceration. His book Vidas Secas, which portrays the lives of the peoples of the Brazilian Sertão in the Northeast, and their struggles, is a masterpiece, and it is considered one of his best works.

Graciliano died in 1953, at 60.

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Total Books: 15
Karges Leben
2013 - Karges Leben (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783803127037
ISBN-10: 3803127033

Sao Bernardo
2013 - Sao Bernardo [Em Portugues do Brasil] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788501066657
ISBN-10: 8501066656
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Vidas Secas
2001 - Vidas Secas (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9789500513746
ISBN-10: 9500513749
Genre: Literature & Fiction

1998 - Insomnie (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782070731961
ISBN-10: 2070731960

1989 - Scheresse (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782070716074
ISBN-10: 2070716074

Sao Bernardo
1986 - Sao Bernardo (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782070705467
ISBN-10: 2070705463

Barren Lives
1965 - Barren Lives [Texas Pan American Series] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780292701335
ISBN-10: 0292701330
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Barren Lives
1965 - Barren Lives (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780292731721
ISBN-10: 0292731728
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Sao Bernardo
Sao Bernardo (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780720601848
ISBN-10: 0720601843
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Childhood [Unesco Collection of Representative Works. Brazilian Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780720605310
ISBN-10: 0720605318

Sao Bernardo A novel
Sao Bernardo a Novel (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780800869915
ISBN-10: 0800869915

Terra dos Meninos Pelados A
Terra Dos Meninos Pelados A (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788501027689
ISBN-10: 8501027685

Relatorios [Portuguese Edition] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788501041647
ISBN-10: 8501041645

Histrias De Alexandre
Histrias De Alexandre [Em Portuguese do Brasil] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788501078247
ISBN-10: 8501078247