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MELO, Ana Amélia de Moura Cavalcante de. Brazilian Association of Writers: dynamics of a dispute. Varia hist. [online]. 2011, vol.27, n.46, pp.711-732. ISSN 0104-8775.

In 1942 was founded on the Brazilian Association of Writers with the proposed regulatory issues specific to the letter writer, but the political moment of its creation and the nature of the concerns of these writers emphasized reflecting the political issue, especially on the role of the writer in contemporary world. A focal point of action of ABDE is the Brazilian Congress of Writers held in São Paulo in 1945. The aim of this paper is to analyze this meeting addressing him as the privileged locus for understanding the importance of the writer in this context of end of war. Their study enables us to reflect on the political and cultural dimensions of the manifestos of this generation of intellectuals and the complex political and social dynamics between years 1942-1949.

Keywords : ABDE; intellectuals; Estado Novo.

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