Ramos, Graciliano

Ramos, Graciliano rm?s [key], 1892?1953, Brazilian novelist. His work is marked by psychological analysis and focuses on social problems in rural districts of NE Brazil.

See his novel So Bernardo (1934, tr. 1975) and his memoir Childhood (1949, tr. 1979); study by C. de Oliveira (1988).

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