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About meJoaquim Maria Machado de Assis, pron. IPA: [ʒoa'kĩ ma'riɐ ma'ʃadu dʒi a'siʃ], often known as Machado de Assis, Machado, or "The wizard of Cosme Velho", was born on June 21, 1839, at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and died on September 29, 1908, at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Machado de Assis was Brazilian novelist, poet and short-story writer. People widely regarded him as the most important writer of Brazilian literature and his works had a great influence on Brazilian literary schools of the late 19th century and 20th century.

José Saramago, Carlos Fuentes, Susan Sontag and Harold Bloom (who called him "the supreme black literary artist to date") are among his readers.

About my libraryThe main source of this library will come from A biblioteca de Machado de Assis (Rio de Janeiro: Topbooks / Academia Brasileira de Letras, 2001, ISBN 85-7475-042-5) and from research at Biblioteca Acadêmica Lúcio de Mendonça - Academia Brasileira de Letras.

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Homepagehttp://www.machadodeassis.org.br

Real nameJoaquim Maria Machado de Assis

LocationRio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

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Member sinceJul 28, 2008

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