Jorge AmadoOne Hundred years old of Jorge Amado
Biography• Jorge Amado wasborn on August10, 1912 on AurícidiaFarm in Ferradas.• Outbreak of smallpox“The black bladder”.• His father had acacoa farm.• He had threebrothers.
Studies• His mother taught himread.• He completed his studiesin Salvador• In 1924 Jorge Amado brokeout of the boarding school.• He got the first job whenhe was 14 years• Jorge Amado studied Lawsin Rio de Janeiro University(UFRJ)• He wasjournalist, communist anddeputy.• Bohemian life
Academy of Rebeldes“Modern, but not modernist art”
First work and book• Lenita was the first work. (1929)• Y. Karl - (O Jornal)• “It was just child’s play. We were kidswhen we wrote Lenita”• Edison Carneiro and Dias da Costa• The country of carnivalwas the first book. (1931)• His true literary debut
Historical context• New State - Getulio Vargas• Military dictatorship• 3 Prisons• Social differences• Brazilian Communist Party (PCB)• Exile• Six years of proibition of his books• Censorship
Modernism• Started in the week of modern art. (1922)• Two generations
Familyand FriendsCarybé, Dorival Cayme and Jorge AmadoZelia Gattai and Jorge AmadoCarybé and Jorge AmadoVinicius de Moraes and Jorge AmadoPaloma Amado and Jorge AmadoPortinari, Graciliano Ramos, Pablo Nerudaand Jorge Amado.Jorge Amado and João JorgeAnísio Teixeira, Gilberto Freyreand Jorge AmadoJorge Amado his wife, sun anddautherDorival and Jorge
Awards• International AwardsAward Lênin’s peace (Moscou, 1951);Latinidades Award (Paris, 1971);Award of Institut Ítalo-Latino-Americano(Roma, 1976);Award Risit dAur (Udine, Itália, 1984);Award Moinho, Itália (1984); PrêmioDimitrof de Literature, Sofia —Bulgária (1986); Prêmio PabloNeruda, Associação de EscritoresSoviéticos, Moscou (1989);Award world Cino Del Duca da FundaçãoSimone e Cino Del Duca (1990);Award Camões(1995).• Brazilian AwardsPrêmio Nacional de Romancedo Instituto Nacional do Livro (1959);Prêmio Graça Aranha (1959); PrêmioPaula Brito (1959);Prêmio Jabuti (1959 e 1995); PrêmioLuísa Cláudio de Sousa, do Pen Club doBrasil (1959); Prêmio Carmen DoloresBarbosa (1959);Troféu Intelectual do Ano (1970); PrêmioFernando Chinaglia, Rio de Janeiro(1982);Prêmio Nestlé de Literatura, SãoPaulo(1982);Prêmio Brasília de Literatura —Conjunto de obras (1982);Prêmio Moinho Santista de Literatura(1984);Prêmio BNB de Literatura (1985)
• Possession of BrazilianAcademic of letters.• April 6, 1961.• This award also receivedby Machado de Assis andJosé de Alencar.
CelebrationsPhotos of CelebrationSculpture by Jorge Amadoand Zélia GattaiExposure at São Paulo,Bahia and more states.
Bibliography References• MICHAELIS, school dictionary english x portuguese• http://translate.google.com.br/#en/pt/• http://www.jorgeamado.com.br/vida.php3• http://auladecamporotarymam20123b1.blogspot.com.br/2012/10/3-jorge-amado-e-o-modernismo.html• http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jorge_Amado• http://www.jorgeamado.org.br/
Questions• Do you think Jorge Amado was the better writer? Why?• What Jorge Amado’s book do you think is the best? Why?• Do you think it is important to show his books on TV?• About the historical context, in your opinion, How has themilitary dictatorship influenced Jorge Amado’s works?• Have you ever read(Watch) any book (Film)of Jorge Amado?Have you liked it?• What do you think about the sensualim and image of womenshowed in Jorge Amado’s book?• Jorge Amado showed in his books polemics critics aboutBrazil. Do you think that nowadays people agree with hisopinions?