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Amado, Jorge 1912-2001

Overview
Works: 1,185 works in 5,702 publications in 30 languages and 40,913 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biography  History  Domestic fiction  Erotic films 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Speaker, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Other, Honoree, Collector, Narrator, Editor, Creator, Adapter, Contributor, Composer, Author of dialog, Conceptor, Commentator
Classifications: PQ9697.A647, 869.3
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jorge Amado
Publications by Jorge Amado
Publications by Jorge Amado, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jorge Amado
Gabriela, clove and cinnamon by Jorge Amado( Book )
323 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 18 languages and held by 3,426 libraries worldwide
Story of cacao and cuckoldry in a Bahian seaport in the 1920's, and of a Brazilian jungle beauty who changes the mores of the town
Dona Flor and her two husbands; a moral and amorous tale by Jorge Amado( Book )
217 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 2,780 libraries worldwide
It surprises no one that the charming but wayward Vadinho dos Guimaraes -- a gambler notorious for never winning -- dies during Carnival. His long suffering widow Dona Flor devotes herself to her cooking school and her friends, who urge her to remarry. She is soon drawn to a kind pharmacist who is everything Vadinho was not, and is altogether happy to marry him. But after her wedding she finds herself dreaming about her first husbandʹs amorous attentions; and one evening Vadinho himself appears by her bed, as lusty as ever, to claim his marital rights. -- Publisher description
The violent land by Jorge Amado( Book )
153 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,992 libraries worldwide
The unrelenting and often bloody struggle between Colonel Horacio de Silveira and the Badaro brothers for an area of virgin forest involves the boom town of Ilheus and its surrounding countryside
Shepherds of the night by Jorge Amado( Book )
135 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,553 libraries worldwide
Set in the author's beloved Bahia, a swarming tale of raffish folk--prostitutes, cardsharpers, and pimps, drunks and homeless Don Juans and Messalinas in the teeming life of a tropical port
Show down by Jorge Amado( Book )
84 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 1,536 libraries worldwide
Tocaia fue un pequeño poblado al sur de Bahía, en la región del cacao, que se transformó en una imporante ciudad llamada Irisópolis. "Me dedoqué a contar la formación de una comunidad humana -dice Jorge Amado-
Tent of miracles by Jorge Amado( Book )
66 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,440 libraries worldwide
Explores the life of Pedro Archanjo, a mulatto man who spent his life fighting prejudice
Tereza Batista : home from the wars by Jorge Amado( Book )
115 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 1,236 libraries worldwide
A woman escapes the poverty of her birth and enslavement by becoming a millionaire's mistress
Home is the sailor; the whole truth concerning the redoubtful adventures of Captain Vasco Moscoso de Aragão, master mariner by Jorge Amado( Book )
82 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,146 libraries worldwide
An incompetent, fun-loving South American sea captain is recruited for a stranded ship and attempts to seduce a lady passenger and convince the crew of his navigational abilities
The war of the saints by Jorge Amado( Book )
39 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,128 libraries worldwide
The statue of Saint Barbara of the Thunder, a holy icon, bound for a museum is transformed into a living woman and disappears in the city of Bahia, Brazil
Tieta, the goat girl, or, The return of the prodigal daughter : a melodramatic serial novel in five sensational episodes, with a touching epilogue: thrills and suspense! by Jorge Amado( Book )
99 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,089 libraries worldwide
Banished for promiscuity at the age of 17, Antonieta (Tieta) returns from São Paulo to her native village of Agreste in Bahia twenty-six years later. Thinking she is now a rich, respectable widow, her family and the village welcome her with open arms. But she is forced to reveal her true identity, as the madam of São Paulo's best brothel, in order to save Agreste's beaches from an ugly and polluting factory development by calling on assistance from her well-connected clients
Jubiabá by Jorge Amado( Book )
208 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 1,081 libraries worldwide
Sociální román z brasilského černošského prostředí. Ústřední postavou je černý Antonio Balduíro, silák s citlivým srdcem a duší dítěte. Sledujeme jeho osudy, neuvědomělé tápání po smyslu života. Vůdce potulné žebravé tlupy dětí nastupuje dráhu slavného boxera, cirkusového zápasníka, skladatele písniček. Pozvolna vyrůstá v uvědomělého příslušníka dělnické třídy. Žena, kterou miluje, neopětuje jeho lásku a klesá až na dno lidské společnosti. Umírá Balduírovi před očima. Ale on už má pro co žít, našel svou úlohu: bojuje za vítězství vykořisťovaných
The two deaths of Quincas Wateryell by Jorge Amado( Book )
108 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,080 libraries worldwide
"Along with The Discovery of America by the Turks, two masterworks by the greatest Brazilian novelist of the twentieth century, published for the centennial of his birth. Widely considered the greatest work by the foremost Brazilian author of the twentieth century, The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray comes to Penguin Classics in a new translation by the dean of Portuguese-language translators, Gregory Rabassa. It tells the story of Joaquim Soares da Cunha, who drops dead after he abandons his life of upstanding citizenship to assume the identity of Quincas Water-Bray, a "champion drunk" and bum who is whisked along on a postmortem journey that climaxes in his loss at sea"
Sea of death by Jorge Amado( Book )
181 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
Captains of the sands by Jorge Amado( Book )
211 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 996 libraries worldwide
They call themselves 'Captains of the Sands,' a gang of orphans and runaways who live by their wits and daring in the torrid slums and sleazy back alleys of Bahia. Led by fifteen-year-old 'Bullet,' the band-including a crafty liar named 'Legless,' the intellectual 'Professor,' and the sexually precocious 'Cat'-pulls off heists and escapades against the right and privileged of Brazil. But when a public outcry demands the capture of the 'little criminals,' the fate of these children becomes a poignant, intensely moving drama of love and freedom in a shackled land
Pen, sword, camisole : a fable to kindle a hope : a novel by Jorge Amado( Book )
54 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 890 libraries worldwide
Hommage à la France, ce roman du grand écrivain brésilien raconte avec verve les tribulations d'un futur académicien dont la candidature est jugée scandaleuse. Le récit se passe durant la guerre et les allussions deviennent prétexte à une comédie pittoresque et humoristique
The golden harvest by Jorge Amado( Book )
141 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 822 libraries worldwide
Une nouvelle traduction pour ce roman qui avec "Les Terres du bout du monde", qui lui est antérieur, ne forment qu'une seule histoire
Seara vermelha by Jorge Amado( Book )
127 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 486 libraries worldwide
"Chassés de la plantation après sa vente, des colons entament un exode à travers le sertao aride vers le mythique Sao Paulo, parcourant les chemins de la faim, une singulière épopée
The swallow and the tom cat : a love story by Jorge Amado( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
Bahia de Todos os Santos : guia das ruas e dos mistérios da cidade do Salvador by Jorge Amado( Book )
102 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Navegação de cabotagem : apontamentos para um livro de memórias que jamais escreverei by Jorge Amado( Book )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Notes pour des Mémoires que le "Zola brésilien", qui a dépassé 80 ans, n'écrira jamais (c'est lui qui l'affirme). Un journal, des souvenirs, sans chronologie, qui couvrent plus d'un demi-siècle. Nombreuses anecdotes; tonique et souvent drôle. On peut regretter avec André Clavel que dans ce "livre-témoin", l'auteur parle trop peu de littérature
 
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Alternative Names
Amađô, Gioocgi 1912-2001
Amado, Horhe
Amado, Jorge
Amado, Jorge 1912-
Amado, Žorž, 1912-2001
Amado, Žorže 1912-2001
Amado, Žorži 1912-2001
Amādū, Ǧūrǧī 1912-2001
Amādū, Jūrjī 1912-2001
Amadu, Zhorzhi
Amadu, Zhorzhi 1912-
Amadu, Zhorzhi 1912-2001
Amadu, Zjorzji 1912-2001
Amadu, Žorži.
Amadu, Žorži 1912-2001
Batista, Teresa, fl. 197_
Faria, Jorge Leal Amado de
Georgius Amado
Jorge Amado brasilialainen modernistinen kirjailija
Jorge Amado brasilianischer Schriftsteller
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Jorge Amado Brazilian writer
Jorge Amado brazilský spisovatel
Jorge Amado brazylijski pisarz
Jorge Amado de Faria
Jorge Amado écrivain brésilien
Jorge Amado scrittore brasiliano
Jorge Amáu
Jorji Amadu
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Žoržė Amadas
Χόρχε Αμάντο Βραζιλιάνος συγγραφέας
Амаду, Жоржи 1912-2001
Жоржи Амаду
Жоржі Амаду
Ժորժի Ամադու
אמאדא, ז'ורז'ה 1912-2001
אמאדו, ז'ורג'ה
אמאדו, ז'ורז'י
אמאדו, ח'ורח'ה
אמדו, ז'ורג'ה
אמדו, ז'ורז'ה 1912-2001
אמדו, ח'ורח'ה
ז'ורז'י אמאדו
آمادو، جورج، 1912-2001
أمادو, جورجي.
جورجىي امادۋ
جورجي آمادو، 1912-2001
خورخي أمادو
ژورژه آمادو ژورنالیست، نویسنده، و شاعر برزیلی
ჟორჟი ამადუ
아마도, 조르주 1912-2001
아마도, 조르지 1912-2001
아마도, 죠르쥬 1912-2001
아마도, 죠르지 1912-2001
아마두, 조루즈 1912-2001
아마두, 조르지 1912-2001
조르지 아마두
アマード, J
アマード, ジョルジェ
ジョルジェ・アマード
若热·亚马多
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