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September 22, 2010

Aphorisms of João Guimarães Rosa



The following link goes to my contribution to a contest ran by A Missing Book: On The Devil To Pay In The Backlands, or Grande Sertão: Veredas. It's about some great quotes from the Brazilian novel.

http://thedeviltopayinthebacklands.wordpress.com/2010/09/21/contest-winner/

2 comments:

  1. Rise, congratulations on winning the contest! In a funny coincidence, I finally bought João Guimarães Rosa's book yesterday in a Spanish translation executed by Ángel Crespo: it's called Gran Sertón: Veredas (Alianza Editorial, Madrid, 1999). Hope to get to it next month but it will more likely be November. Cheers!

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  2. Gracias, Richard. It was said that the book's translations in other languages (French, German, Spanish, Italian) are superior to the English one. You may be in for a treat.

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