Profile of the Day: Jose de Alencar

Posted May 1, 2013 by Amanda | No Comment

José de Alencar

On May 1, 1829, Brazilian writer José de Alencar was born in Fortaleza, Brazil. Alencar is considered to be one of he most famous and influential Brazilian Romantic novelists of the 19th century. He was a major exponent of the literary tradition known as “Indianism.”

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