Graciliano Ramos, uma poética da insignificância

Focused on the problem of literary style, the essay investigates the dramatic disposition, that, in Graciliano Ramos' work, forms the novels and deepens in the memories. After having created his personal technique in the narratives of the 30's, surpassing the opposite tendencies of the period (materialistic and spiritualistic) in a dialectical realism, the writer derived to the autobiography, in order to not dissipate the set of tensions. Therefore, the reading courses the paths of this style, in order to find the unity of the ambiguous view in varying ways, following the hypothesis that, if the author's dramatic perspective was not suitable in the novel of the 40's, because of the historical pressures, he concentrated on the memories.

Graciliano Ramos; Novel; Memory; Dramatic style


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