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Graciliano Ramos

Ramos, Graciliano (rämˈŏs) [key], 1892–1953, Brazilian novelist. His work is marked by psychological analysis and focuses on social problems in rural districts of NE Brazil.

See his novel São Bernardo (1934, tr. 1975) and his memoir Childhood (1949, tr. 1979); study by C. de Oliveira (1988).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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