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José de Alencar

Brazilian writer

1829   -   1877

movement: Romanticism
genre: novel, dramaturgy, chronicle, autobiography
country of citizenship: Brazil
educated at: Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo
occupation: journalist, politician, lawyer, literary critic, writer

José Martiniano de Alencar (May 1, 1829 – December 12, 1877) was a Brazilian lawyer, politician, orator, novelist and dramatist. He is considered to be one of the most famous and influential Brazilian Romantic novelists of the 19th century, and a major exponent of the literary tradition known as "Indianism". Sometimes he signed his works with the pen name Erasmo. He was patron of the 23rd chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters.
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works

22

O gaúcho

novel by José de Alencar

author: José de Alencar

1870

Iracema

novel by José de Alencar

author: José de Alencar

1865

A guerra dos mascates

novel by José de Alencar

author: José de Alencar

A pata da gazela

novel by José de Alencar

author: José de Alencar

1870

A viuvinha

novel by José de Alencar

author: José de Alencar

Alfarrábios

novel by José de Alencar

author: José de Alencar

1873

As minas de prata

novel by José de Alencar

author: José de Alencar

1865

Diva

novel by José de Alencar

author: José de Alencar

Encarnação

novel by José de Alencar

author: José de Alencar

Five Minutes

novel by José de Alencar

author: José de Alencar

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