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Machado De Assis

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Birth Name: Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis

Born: 21 June 1839 Died: 29 September 1908

Country of origin: Brazil


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Description: É considerado por muitos o maior escritor brasileiro de todos os tempos e um dos maiores escritores do mundo, enquanto romancista e contista. Em sua fase romântica, ambitua seus poemas em ambiente urbano, espelha-se em José de Alencar, mas sem sua rispidez e sua volúpia, pelo contrário, mostra certo conservadorismo. Abandona muita dessas características e publica "Memórias Póstumas de Brás Cubas", iniciando o realismo no Brasil, um tom próximo ao coloquial, mas com certo requinte, impactante e provocante, incluindo na literatura nacional temas antes não expostos, como a natureza feminina. Utiliza-se de ... (more)
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"A founding figure of Brazilian literature, Machado’s playful narratives draw comparisons with Laurence Sterne, predating post-modern texts in the way they subvert the conventions of storytelling – this at the time when mainstream western novels were transitioning from Romanticism to Realism. His best-known work is Epitaph of a Small Winner (1881), a novel that features a whimsical, dead narrator who insists on telling the story of his life with Shandy-esque digressions. Machado was the son o"


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