Brazilian literature : the 20th century

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  • In the first decades of the 20th century, Brazilian avant-garde literature came into its own. This program examines the awakening of Modernismo and subsequent movements in Brazilian letters. Outlining historical events that shaped the country's multifaceted culture, the program explores the writings of Graciliano Ramos, Augusto Meyer, Nélida Piñon, and others. It also looks at the Brazilian literature of today.


  • Title from DVD label.
  • DVD.
  • Spanish with optional English subtitles.
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