By Graciliano Ramos
About the author:
Graciliano Ramos was once broadly one in all an important Brazilian authors of the twentieth century. He was once a seminal voice within the literary "regionalism" movement.
As a toddler Ramos lived in lots of towns of Northeastern Brazil, tormented by poverty and serious climatic conditions (droughts). After high-school, Graciliano went to Rio de Janeiro the place he labored as a journalist. In 1915 he traveled to Palmeira dos Indios, nation of Alagoas, to reside along with his father and in 1927 he used to be elected mayor.
In 1933 he released his first booklet, Caetés. many years later he used to be jailed by means of the Getúlio Vargas executive, on a cost that was once by no means made transparent. His studies in penitentiary could turn into a special own deposition, Memórias do Cárcere.
Graciliano died in 1953, on the age of 60. His "dry" sort of writing and the clash among the identification and the realm are the numerous marks of his works.
About the booklet (in Portuguese):
Marco do romance moderno brasileiro, "Angústia" é a expressão máxima do embate, entre a subjetividade do escritor e a realidade objetiva é sempre opressora, que se revela na figura de um pequeno funcionário e sua consciência de condenado à mediocridade.
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