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José Lins do Rego (1901–1957)

José Lins do Rego lived his early years in a sugar cane farm owned by his family. This background was the strongest pillar of his work. He was born on the 3rd June 1901 in Pilar, a small city in Paraíba, northeastern state of Brazil. He studied in Pilar, Itabaiana, João Pessoa and then Recife, where he first got in touch with literature in 1916, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Pureza Writer
O Engenho de Zé Lins
Plantation Boy
The Last Plantation


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 2007 O Engenho de Zé Lins (Documentary) (book)
 1998 Bela Donna (novel "Riacho Doce")
 1993 Menino de Engenho (TV Movie) (novel)
 1990 Riacho Doce (TV Series) (novel "Riacho Doce")
 1976 The Last Plantation (novel)
 1973 Fogo Morto (TV Movie) (novel)
 1965 Plantation Boy (novel)
 1940 Pureza (novel) / (screenplay)
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 2007 O Engenho de Zé Lins (Documentary)

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