Many talented and cultured authors come from Brazil. Their views on life and interesting ways of expressing them, present a different take on how they see the world to their readers. This is definitely something that can be seen in almost all Brazilian writing. In our time, it’s important for us to reflect on the authors that are currently making a historical difference in the literary world.
Hilda Hilst is considered on the great authors of the 20th century, and her works are still gracing the bookshelves of many today. Her writings were varied in genre, from poetry to theater and novels. The most popular would be With My Dog Eyes, which is a book composed of short novellas and short stories. The author, born in Jaú, Brazil, has received many major literary awards over the course of her life.
Jaime Garcia Dias (LinkedIN) is an author from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, who has also collected many awards for his literary work. Dias started writing at the young age of fifteen, and had completed and published his first novel before the age of eighteen. Before even hitting his mid-life years, Dias (Twitter) had published ten novels. Now, with twenty books published, and among them five awards: Fell from Heaven, Two Ways, Canal, Clouds and Tiny, Jaime has become one of the leading writers of Brazil fiction literature. He has spent the past two years writing, following in his fathers footsteps, as a journalist, writing for the Jornal do Brazil.
Adriana Lisboa, an author out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, documents her travels in novels. Her work is centered on Brazilian characters moving in cultures and languages other than Brazil and Portuguese. Using her talents to explore, she helps open up the world to new experiences all over the world. With many literary awards and a documentary entitled, Lisboa, she is becoming a popular figure not only in Brazil but all over the world.
Brazil gives us the joy of being able to enjoy these authors in our everyday lives. They make this possible by translating all information into many different languages and providing work that appeals to people of many different backgrounds. Even if your have no personal attachment to Brazil, you can still be in awe with the entertaining examples of Brazilian culture that these talented authors provide.