By Graciliano Ramos
About the author:
Graciliano Ramos used to be extensively one in every of crucial Brazilian authors of the twentieth century. He was once a seminal voice within the literary "regionalism" movement.
As a baby Ramos lived in lots of towns of Northeastern Brazil, plagued by poverty and serious climatic conditions (droughts). After high-school, Graciliano went to Rio de Janeiro the place he labored as a journalist. In 1915 he traveled to Palmeira dos Indios, nation of Alagoas, to stay along with his father and in 1927 he used to be elected mayor.
In 1933 he released his first publication, Caetés. many years later he was once jailed via the Getúlio Vargas govt, on a cost that used to be by no means made transparent. His studies in prison could develop into a different own deposition, Memórias do Cárcere.
Graciliano died in 1953, on the age of 60. His "dry" sort of writing and the clash among the identity and the realm are the numerous marks of his works.
About the ebook (in Portuguese):
"Alexandre e Outros Heróis" traz histórias folclóricas sobre heróis e grandezas - todas elas inverossímeis. Nelas, Graciliano une o genuine ao imaginário, cabendo ao leitor demarcar a fronteira entre outros territórios.
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Suddenly she wished she was with some other man and not with Edward. Edward was listening to the peculiar noise inside his chest. Pia looked at Edward. She looked at his red beard, his immense spectacles. I don’t like him, she thought. That red beard, those immense spectacles. Saab jets roared overhead. Edward turned off the radio. Pia turned on the radio. Edward made himself a dry vermouth on the rocks with two onions. It was a way of not drinking. Edward felt sick. He had been reading Time and Newsweek.
Five? ” She made a moue and ran a hand through her artichoke hair. “The house is rusting away. Why did you want a steel house? Why did I think I wanted to live in Connecticut? ” “Get up,” he said softly, “get up, dearly beloved. Stand up and sing. ” “I want a Triumph,” she said from the floor. “A TR–4. Everyone in Stamford, every single person, has one but me. If you gave me a TR–4 I’d put our ugly children in it and drive away. To Wellfleet. ” “A red one,” she said menacingly. ” he asked. “I bought us an electronic data processing system.
Back in the former house, Harold watched television. Perpetua remembered the year she was five. She had to learn to be nice, all in one year. She only learned part of it. She was not fully nice until she was seven. Now I must obtain a lover, she thought. Perhaps more than one. One for Monday, one for Tuesday, one for Wednesday . . 23 f ly i n g t o a m e r ic a 2. Harold was looking at a picture of the back of a naked girl, in a magazine for men. The girl was pulling a dress over her head, in the picture.
Alexandre e Outros Heróis by Graciliano Ramos