Ariano Suassuna





Ariano Suassuna


Born
in João Pessoa/PB, Brazil
June 16, 1927

Died
July 24, 2014

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Ariano Suassuna (born João Pessoa, 1927) is a Brazilian playwright and author. He is in the "Movemento Amorial". He founded the Student Theater at Federal University of Pernambuco. Four of his plays have been filmed and he is considered one of Brazil's greatest living playwrights. He is also an important regional writer doing various novels set in the Northeast of Brazil. He received an honorary doctorate at a ceremony performed at a circus. He is the author of, among other works, the "Auto da Compadecida" and "A Pedra do Reino". He is a staunch defender of the culture of the Northeast, and his works deal with the popular culture of the Northeast.

Average rating: 4.21 · 1,991 ratings · 51 reviews · 18 distinct works · Similar authors
Auto da Compadecida

4.26 avg rating — 1,587 ratings — published 1955 — 13 editions
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O Santo e a Porca

3.91 avg rating — 203 ratings — published 1957 — 3 editions
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Romance d’A Pedra do Reino ...

4.35 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 1972 — 5 editions
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A história do amor de Ferna...

3.77 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 2006
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Farsa da Boa Preguiça

4.29 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1960
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Iniciação à Estética

3.93 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1972 — 2 editions
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A Pena e a Lei

4.07 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1959 — 3 editions
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O casamento suspeitoso

3.91 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2002
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3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2007
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Uma Mulher Vestida de Sol

3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1947 — 2 editions
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More books by Ariano Suassuna…
“I voted for Lula and Dilma
not vote for more
had to yield to the facts
that the PT
they represent
this rotten ....
today they
represent the worst
already existed in our policy ...”
Ariano Suassuna

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