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Dictionary of Literary Biography: Twenty-First-Century Brazilian Writers

  • Series Name: Dictionary of Literary Biography Series
  • Volume 384
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  • ISBN-10: 0787696595
  • ISBN-13: 9780787696597
  • Shipping Weight: 2.85 lbs ( 1.29 kgs)
  • 440 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2019, 2018, 2018
  • © 2019 | Published

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This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. Dictionary of Literary Biography provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. Dictionary of Literary Biography systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods.

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Dictionary of Literary Biography Series

This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. DICTIONARY OF LITERARY BIOGRAPHY provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. DICTIONARY OF LITERARY BIOGRAPHY systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods.

Features and Benefits

  • Each DICTIONARY OF LITERARY BIOGRAPHY volume has an expert volume editor responsible for planning the volume, selecting the figures for inclusion, and assigning the entries.
  • Volume editors are also responsible for surveying the major periodicals and literary and intellectual movements for their volumes, as well as lists of further readings.
  • To enhance the reader’s understanding of the author by a knowledge of his or her environment, DLB volumes include not only drawings, paintings, and photographs of authors, often at various stages of their careers, but also illustrations of their families and places where they have lived.
  • Title pages are regularly reproduced in facsimile along with dust jackets for modern authors.
  • Manuscripts and letters are included when feasible.

What's New

  • All entries in this volume are unique to the series (see Table of Contents for listing.)

Table of Contents

Plan of the Series.
Introduction.
Sérgio Alcides (1967– ) by Eduardo Veras.
Ricardo Aleixo (1960– ) by Paulo Moreira.
Francisco Alvim (1938– ) by Robert N. Anderson.
Marçal Aquino (1958– ) by Wesley Costa de Moraes.
Luiz Antonio de Assis Brasil (1945– ) by Luís Gonçalves.
Clara Averbuck (1979– ) by Regina R. Félix.
Juva Batella (1970– ) by Monica Rector.
Evanildo Bechara (1928– ) by Marcelo da Silva Amorim.
Régis Bonvicino (1955– ) by Odile Cisneros.
Chico Buarque (1944– ) by Érica R. Fontes.
Augusto de Campos (1931– ) by Adam Joseph Shellhorse.
Paulo Coelho (1947– ) by Monica Rector.
Horácio Costa (1954– ) by Odile Cisneros.
Adriana Falcão (1960– ) by Érica R. Fontes.
Marilene Felinto (1957– ) by Magda Silva.
Marcelino Freire (1967– ) by Benjamin Legg.
Angélica Freitas (1973– ) by Luís Gonçalves.
Daniel Galera (1979– ) by Wesley Costa de Moraes.
Milton Hatoum (1952– ) by Luís Gonçalves.
Bernardo Kucinski (1937– ) by Rebecca J. Atencio.
Salomão Larêdo (1949– ) by Magda Silva.
Esther Largman (1934– ) by Regina Igel.
Paulo Lins (1958– ) by Giulia Riccò.
Adriana Lisboa (1970– ) by Luís Gonçalves.
Alberto Mussa (1961– ) by Viviane Vasconcelos.
Carlos Nejar (1939– ) by Antonio Hohlfeldt.
Marcelo Rubens Paiva (1959– ) by Rebecca J. Atencio.
P. J. Pereira (1973– ) by Monica Rector.
Esmeralda Ribeiro (1958– ) by Cristina Ferreira Pinto-Bailey.
Ruth Rocha (1931– ) by Richard Vernon.
Luiz Ruffato (1961– ) by Érica R. Fontes.
Alice Ruiz (1946– ) by Odile Cisneros.
André Sant’Anna (1964– ) by Regina R. Félix.
Silviano Santiago (1936– ) by Paulo Moreira.
Jair Ferreira dos Santos (1946– ) by Marilia Mota Silva.
Nelson Pereira dos Santos (1928–2018) by Regina R. Félix.
Roberto Schwarz (1938– ) by Richard Vernon.
Marcos Siscar (1964– ) by Eduardo Veras.
Muniz Sodré (1942– ) by Gabriel Neiva.
Joca Reiners Terron (1968– ) by Benjamin Legg.
Carlos Trigueiro (1943– ) by Monica Rector.
Luis Turiba (1950– ) by Robert N. Anderson.
Edla van Steen (1936–2018) by Cristina Ferreira Pinto-Bailey.
Zuenir Ventura (1931– ) by Eliana Yunes.
Luis Fernando Verissimo (1936– ) by Dário Borim.
Fernanda Young (1970– ) by Magda Silva.
Checklist of Further Readings.
Contributors.
Cumulative Index.

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This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. Dictionary of Literary Biography provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. Dictionary of Literary Biography systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods.

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LIT CRIT ONLINE: Dictionary of Literary Biography: Twenty-First-Century Brazilian Writers, Volume 384  (ISBN-10: 1414462573 | ISBN-13: 9781414462578)

This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. Dictionary of Literary Biography provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. Dictionary of Literary Biography systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods.

Price: $428.00