Brazil is mostly known for its football fanatics and outstanding players. The country is full of diverse culture and so much that most people know little about. One of these is books. Brazilian authors have done a tremendous job in the literature world, and one should consider reading some of their literature. For centuries now, authors have maintained a high profile as part of the most notable people in the world, assisting chronicle history and keeping their audience entertained with their creative adventures. Among their writing include poetry, novels, fiction, non-fiction and technical writing; remarkable Brazilian authors make part of the list. They have maintained the culture by writing exemplary works that have been hailed at around the world.
Their history in literature is long and vivid especially centuries after attaining independence in 1822. The diverse cultural mixture is exuded in the structure of experiences and effects that go deep into storytelling. The earliest writing that was perceived to be Brazilian literature is the Pero Vaz de Caminha’s letter to Manuel I of Portugal that had a description of how Brazil was in 1500. Later in time, Brazilian literature experienced an array of social transformation from romanticism to realism where authors focused on the rural life to pre-modernism to modernism and currently the contemporary literature.
The contemporary Brazilian literature is mainly focused on the city life and everything it entails. In the 1970s, some authors wrote outstanding books that touched on the city life making it a unique transformation in Brazilian literature. Other similar works reigned in the 1980s that comprised of writings by authors such as João Almino, Cristovão Tezza, Bernardo Carvalho, João Gilberto Noll and Milton Hatoum. Contemporary authors have been on the rise with poets and others making appearances in notable events.
Among the authors that have risen to prominence in the Brazilian contemporary literature is Jamie Garcia Dias. At 45, Mr. Dias has published a trove of 20 books already and at 30 he had already published ten books. So far, his remarkable work: Tiny, Clouds, Two Ways, Fell from Heaven and Canal has earned Mr. Dias five literary awards. He came to spotlight due to the famous awards he has received since 2001. Another contributing factor to his prominence is the White Crane that accepted him. The White Crane is a corporation that acknowledges authors in South America and around the world.
Jamie Garcia Dias’s love for literature started when he was fifteen years. His admiration for writing has grown over the years, and he is now a die hard fan of ink and a script. His father was a writer, Arnaldo Dias where he gives honor to his love for writing at a tender age. His mother is the well-known architect Garcia Dulce Dias.