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Title: Macunaíma

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Title: Macunaíma Title Record # 1901627
Author: Mário de Andrade
Date: 1928-00-00
Type: NOVEL
Webpages: pt.wikisource.org, Wikipedia-EN, Wikipedia-PT
Language: Portuguese
Note: Subheading: "o herói sem nenhum caráter"
Synopsis: The novel follows a young man, Macunaíma, "a hero without a character," born in the Brazilian jungle and possessing strange and remarkable abilities—mostly shapeshifting—, as he travels to São Paulo and back again. The protagonist is often considered a representation of the Brazilian personality. The novel employs a composite structure using elements of what would later be called magic realism and a number of dialects of both interior Brazil and São Paulo. It is based on Andrade's research in language, culture, folklore, and music of the indigenous peoples in Brazil.
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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Macunaíma 1928-00-00 Mário de Andrade Oficinas graficas de E. Cupolo     283
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