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Jorge Amado

Jorge Leal Amado de Faria (10 August 1912 – 6 August 2001) was a Brazilian writer of the modernist school. [1]

60 relations: Academia Brasileira de Letras, Albert Camus, André Malraux, Argentina, Bahia, Bahia de Todos-os-santos (book), Brazil, Brazilian Carnival, Brazilian Communist Party, Cacau (novel), Candomblé, Captains of the Sands, Coasting (memoir), Czechoslovakia, Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (novel), Fazenda, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Faculty of Law, François Mitterrand, Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon, Getúlio Vargas, Historic Centre (Salvador, Bahia), Home Is the Sailor (novel), Ilhéus, Israel, Itabuna, Italy, Jean-Paul Sartre, Jubiabá, Left-wing politics, Legion of Honour, Lenin Peace Prize, Modernism, Nazism, Nobel Prize, Pen, Sword, Camisole, Portugal, Red Field, Salvador, Bahia, Samba, São Paulo, Sea of Death, Shepherds of the Night, Showdown (Amado novel), Soviet Union, Sweat (novel), Tent of Miracles (novel), Tereza Batista: Home from the Wars, The ABC of Castro Alves, The Bowels of Liberty, ..., The Country of Carnival, The Discovery of America by the Turks, The Golden Harvest, The Knight of Hope, The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell, The Violent Land, The War of the Saints, Tieta, Uruguay, Zélia Gattai. Expand index (10 more) »

Academia Brasileira de Letras

Academia Brasileira de Letras (ABL) (English: Brazilian Academy of Letters) is a Brazilian literary non-profit society established at the end of the 19th century by a group of 40 writers and poets inspired by the Académie Française.

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Albert Camus

Albert Camus (7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960) was a French Nobel Prize–winning author, journalist, and philosopher.

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André Malraux

André Malraux DSO (3 November 1901 – 23 November 1976) was a French novelist, art theorist and Minister of Cultural Affairs.

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Argentina

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.

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Bahia

Bahia (local pronunciation) is one of the 26 states of Brazil, and is located in the eastern part of the country on the Atlantic coast.

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Bahia de Todos-os-santos (book)

Bahia de Todos-os-santos: guia de ruas e mistérios de Salvador (Bahia of all-saints: a guide to the streets and mysteries of Salvador) is a book by the Brazilian writer, Jorge Amado, first published in Portuguese in 1945.

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Brazil

Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.

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Brazilian Carnival

The Carnival of Brazil (Carnaval do Brasil) is an annual festival held between the Friday afternoon (51 days before Easter) and Ash Wednesday at noon, which marks the beginning of Lent, the forty-day period before Easter.

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Brazilian Communist Party

Brazilian Communist Party (Partido Comunista Brasileiro, originally Partido Comunista do Brasil until 1958) is the oldest political party still active in Brazil, founded in 1922.

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Cacau (novel)

Cacau (trans. Cocoa) is a Brazilian Modernist novel.

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Candomblé

Candomblé (dance in honour of the gods) is a syncretic religion, practiced mainly in Brazil.

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Captains of the Sands

Captains of the Sands (Capitães da Areia) is a Brazilian Modernist novel written by Jorge Amado in 1937.

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Coasting (memoir)

Coasting, subtitled Notes for a Memoir that I will never write, (Portuguese: Navegação de cabotagem: Apontamentos para um livro de memórias que jamais escreverei) is a memoir by the Brazilian writer Jorge Amado.

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Czechoslovakia

Czechoslovakia or Czecho-Slovakia (Czech and Československo, Česko-Slovensko, in both of those languages) was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into the Czech Republic and Slovakia on 1 January 1993.

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Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands

Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos) is a 1976 comedy film directed by Bruno Barreto.

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Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (novel)

Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos) is a Brazilian novel, written by Jorge Amado in 1966 and published in English in 1969.

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Fazenda

A Fazenda (meaning "farm") is a plantation found throughout Brazil; during the colonial period (16th - 18th centuries) they were concentrated primarily in the northeastern region, where sugar was produced, shifting during the 19th century to coffee production in the southeastern region.

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Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Faculty of Law

The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Faculty of Law (Portuguese: Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)), also known as the National Faculty of Law (Portuguese: Faculdade Nacional de Direito), is a law school located in downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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François Mitterrand

François Maurice Adrien Marie Mitterrand (26 October 1916 – 8 January 1996) was a French statesman, who served as the President of France from 1981 until 1995.

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Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon

Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon (Gabriela, cravo e canela) is a Brazilian Modernist novel.

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Getúlio Vargas

Getúlio Dornelles Vargas (19 April 1882 – 24 August 1954) served as President of Brazil, first as dictator, from 1930 to 1945, and in a democratically elected term from 1951 until his suicide in 1954.

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Historic Centre (Salvador, Bahia)

The Historic Centre (known in Portuguese as The Pelourinho) is a historic neighborhood located in the western zone of Salvador, Bahia.

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Home Is the Sailor (novel)

Home Is the Sailor (Portuguese: Os velhos marinheiros ou o capitão de longo curso) is a Brazilian modernist novel.

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Ilhéus

Ilhéus is a major city located in the southern coastal region of Bahia, Brazil, 211 km south of Salvador, the state's capital.

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Israel

Israel, officially the State of Israel (מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל; دولة إِسْرَائِيل), is a country in West Asia, situated at the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea.

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Itabuna

Itabuna is a cidade in Bahia, Brazil.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.

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Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic.

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Jubiabá

Jubiabá is a Brazilian modernist novel written by Jorge Amado in 1935.

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Left-wing politics

Left-wing politics are political positions or activities that accept or support social equality, often in opposition to social hierarchy and social inequality.

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Legion of Honour

The Legion of Honour, or in full the National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur), is a French order established by Napoleon Bonaparte on 19 May 1802.

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Lenin Peace Prize

The International Lenin Peace Prize (международная Ленинская премия мира) was the Soviet Union's award named in honor of Vladimir Lenin.

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Modernism

Modernism is a philosophical movement that, along with cultural trends and changes, arose from wide-scale and far-reaching transformations in Western society in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Nazism

National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practice associated with the 20th-century German Nazi Party and Nazi state as well as other far-right groups.

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Nobel Prize

The Nobel Prize (Swedish definite form, singular: Nobelpriset; Norwegian: Nobelprisen) is a set of annual international awards bestowed in a number of categories by Swedish and Norwegian committees in recognition of academic, cultural and/or scientific advances.

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Pen, Sword, Camisole

Pen, Sword, Camisole (Portuguese: Farda Fardão Camisola de Dormir) is a Brazilian Modernist novel.

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Portugal

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa), is a country on the Iberian Peninsula, in southwestern Europe.

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Red Field

Red Field (Portuguese: Seara Vermelha) is a Brazilian Modernist novel.

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Salvador, Bahia

Salvador, formerly São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos ("Holy Savior of the Bay of All Saints") and known colloquially as Bahia or Salvador da Bahia, is the largest city and the third-largest urban agglomeration on the northeast coast of Brazil; it is the capital of the Northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia.

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Samba

Samba is a Brazilian musical genre and dance style originating in Brazil, with its roots in Africa via the West African slave trade and African religious traditions, particularly Angola and the Congo.

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São Paulo

São Paulo (Saint Paul) is a municipality, metropolis and global city located in southeastern Brazil.

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Sea of Death

Sea of Death (Portuguese: Mar Morto) is a Brazilian Modernist novel written by Jorge Amado.

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Shepherds of the Night

Shepherds of the Night (Portuguese: Os Pastores da Noite) is a Brazilian Modernist novel.

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Showdown (Amado novel)

Showdown (Portuguese: Tocaia Grande) is a Brazilian Modernist novel.

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Soviet Union

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (a) abbreviated to USSR (r) or shortened to the Soviet Union (p), was a Marxist–Leninist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991.

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Sweat (novel)

Sweat (Portuguese: Suor) is a Brazilian Modernist novel.

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Tent of Miracles (novel)

Tent of Miracles (Tenda dos Milagres) is a Brazilian Modernist novel.

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Tereza Batista: Home from the Wars

Tereza Batista: Home from the Wars (Portuguese: Teresa Batista Cansada da Guerra) is a Brazilian modernist novel.

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The ABC of Castro Alves

The ABC of Castro Alves (Portuguese: ABC de Castro Alves) is a biography of a famous Brazilian poet, written by Jorge Amado and first published in 1941.

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The Bowels of Liberty

The Bowels of Liberty (Portuguese: Os Subterrâneos da Liberdade) is a trilogy of Brazilian Modernist novels written by Jorge Amado in 1954.

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The Country of Carnival

The Country of Carnival (Portuguese: O País do Carnaval) is a Brazilian Modernist novel.

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The Discovery of America by the Turks

The Discovery of America by the Turks (Portuguese: A Descoberta da América pelos Turcos) is a Brazilian Modernist novel.

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The Golden Harvest

The Golden Harvest (Portuguese: São Jorge dos Ilhéus) is a Brazilian Modernist novel.

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The Knight of Hope

The Knight of Hope or The Life of Luis Carlos Prestes (Portuguese: O cavaleiro da esperanca or Vida de Luis Carlos Prestes) is a 1942 book by Jorge Amado, a biography of the well-known Brazilian revolutionary Luis Carlos Prestes.

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The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell

The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell (A Morte e a Morte de Quincas Berro D'água), is a 1959 Brazilian Modernist novella by Jorge Amado.

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The Violent Land

The Violent Land (Portuguese: Terras do Sem Fim) is a Brazilian Modernist novel written by Jorge Amado in 1943 and published in English in 1945.

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The War of the Saints

The War of the Saints (Portuguese: O Sumiço da Santa) is a Brazilian Modernist novel.

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Tieta

Tieta (Portuguese: Tieta do Agreste, lit. "Tieta from Agreste") is a novel written by the Brazilian author Jorge Amado, published on August 17, 1977.

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Uruguay

Uruguay, officially the Eastern Republic of Uruguay (República Oriental del Uruguay), is a country in the southeastern region of South America.

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Zélia Gattai

Zélia Gattai (July 2, 1916 – May 17, 2008) was a Brazilian photographer, memoirist, novelist and author of children's literature, as well as a member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jorge_Amado

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