Paulo Scott

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Paulo Scott is a Brazilian writer, translator, playwright, screenwriter, and cultural journalist. He was born in Porto Alegre in 1966 and has lived in Rio de Janeiro since 2008. Scott is a graduate of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul Law Faculty, and holds a Masters degree in Public Law from the […]

Clarice Lispector

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Clarice Lispector, a novelist, short-story writer, and journalist, was known as “The great witch of Brazilian literature.” She was born in 1920 to a Jewish family in western Ukraine. As a result of the anti-Semitic violence they endured, the family fled to Brazil in 1922, and Clarice Lispector grew up in Recife. Following the death […]

Machado de Assis

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Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis (1839-1908) is considered the greatest Brazilian writer of all times. He was a poet, novelist, and short story writer, a classic master of Brazilian and world literature, whose art is rooted in the traditions of European culture and transcends the influence of Brazilian literary schools. He was born in 1839 […]