April 2010
Romance Notes;2010, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p191
Academic Journal
This essay examines the relationship between Brazilian writer Jorge Amado's works and other French writers and the juxtaposition of truth and fiction. The author describes Amado's life in France during his exile from Brazil and the support he received from several prominent French authors at the time. The stereotypical attitude of French critics toward Brazil and their ignorance of the themes of social criticism in Amado's works are also discussed.


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