The rich culture of Brazil is a great factor in the success of authors from Brazil. From the pre-independence era to the 21st Century, Brazil has churned out famous authors whose literary works have shaped and impacted the Brazilian cultural landscape. The Brazilian culture is as diverse as it could get as it is comprised of native Portuguese speakers, other European cultures and other immigrant cultures like Indians. The integration and interaction of these cultures have had a profound effect on Brazilian authors. It is for these reasons that authors from Brazil, from all walks of life, have ended up on the world platform with their works being acclaimed almost in all major cities in the world.
Among the renowned authors in the world in Brazil is Jamie Garcia Dias. Mr. Dias has written well over 20 books and has received various awards. His first major award was the White Crane Award, which he received in 2001. Born to a journalist and writer father in 1970, Dias drew much of his inspiration to be an author from his father. He began his career as an educationist at the Carioca Literature Academy in 1995 and later got to the position of the President of the Academy in 2007. The most famous works by Garcia is the book “Fell from Heaven” which was sold in many different parts of South America and also earned him honor from writers around the world. Other books include Two Ways, Canals and Clouds and Tiny.
YouTube shows among other great authors from the South, American Country is Jorge Amado whose works gained mass popularity among readers and also drew great criticism. His best-known works include the Backlands and the Canudos Campaign. During celebrations to mark his 100th birthday anniversary, celebrations were marked by events all over the world in cities like London, Paris and Lisbon. Paulo Coelho is another literary giant who had his book “The Alchemist” receive endorsement by former USA President,-Bill Clinton. His endeavors enabled him to receive the Crystal Award, awarded to him by the World Economic Forum. One female author from Brazil is Adriana Lisboa, who is a writer for children literature, and poems. She has published six novels in total.
Other famous authors include Euclides da Cunha, Mario de Andrade and Paulo Freire. Brazilian literature is drawn a wide range of styles including; literary critics, novels, fiction and nonfiction, and chroniclers. These authors have skillfully managed to integrate their cultures into their literary works to address and highlight issues that touch on morality, society values, inspiration and even political discourse. However more needs to be done to translate most of these literary works into English.