Bibliography (Masterplots II: American Fiction Series, Revised Edition)
De Oliveira, Celso Lemos. Understanding Graciliano Ramos. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1988. Provides an overview of the author’s life and work and a bibliography. Chapter 5 examines Barren Lives.
Dimmick, Ralph Edward. “Introduction.” In Barren Lives, by Graciliano Ramos; translated by Ralph E. Dimmick. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1965. A general introduction to the author, along with an analysis of the novel.
Ellison, Fred. Brazil’s New Novel: Four Northeastern Masters. Reprint. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979. An introduction to the novel of the Northeast and four of its principal authors. Chapter 4 is dedicated to Ramos.
Martins, Wilson. The Modernist Idea, translated by Jack E. Tomlins. New York: New York University Press, 1970. An overview of Brazilian modernism, with a chapter on Ramos as one of modernism’s exemplary authors.
Mazzara, Richard A. Graciliano Ramos. New York: Twayne, 1974. An excellent introduction to Ramos and his work, with a chronology and a bibliography. Barren Lives is discussed in several of the thematically arranged chapters.
Willem, Linda M. “Narrative Voice, Point of View, and Characterization in Graciliano Ramos’s Vidas Sêcas.”...
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