Jorge Amado

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Jorge Amado


Born
in Itabuna (Bahia), Brazil
August 10, 1912

Died
August 06, 2001

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Jorge Amado de Faria was a Brazilian writer of the Modernist school. He was the best-known of modern Brazilian writers, his extensive work having been translated into some 30 languages and popularized in film, notably Dona Flor and her Two Husbands, (in Portuguese, Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos) in 1978. His work dealt largely with the poor urban black and mulatto communities of Bahia.
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Jorge Leal Amado de Faria (Itabuna, 10 de agosto de 1912 — Salvador, 6 de agosto de 2001) foi um dos mais famosos e traduzidos escritores brasileiros de todos os tempos. Integrou os quadros da intelectualidade comunista brasileira desde o final da primeira metade do século XX - ideologia presente em várias obras, como a retratação dos moradores do t
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Os Ásperos Tempos Agonia da Noite A Luz no Túnel
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“The world is like that -- incomprehensible and full of surprises .”
Jorge Amado, Gabriela, Clavo y Canela

“Love--the most wonderful and most terrible thing in the world.”
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“ - O amor não se prova, nem se mede. É como Gabriela. Existe, isso basta - falou João Fulgêncio. - O facto de não se compreender ou explicar uma coisa não acaba com ela. Nada sei das estrelas, mas as vejo no céu, são a beleza da noite.”
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