The Life and Death of Carolina Maria de Jesus

The Life and Death of Carolina Maria de Jesus

Author: Robert M. Levine

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN: 0826316484

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 180

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"Important companion to items #bi 00005749#, #bi 98007394#, and #bi 00005750#. Two historians retrace Carolina's life, especially in the years following the short-lived success of Quarto de despejo (Child of the dark), and reflect on what her life story reveals about race in Brazil. Includes extensive interviews with Carolina's children"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.
The Life and Death of Carolina Maria de Jesus
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Robert M. Levine, José Carlos Sebe Bom Meihy
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: UNM Press

"Important companion to items #bi 00005749#, #bi 98007394#, and #bi 00005750#. Two historians retrace Carolina's life, especially in the years following the short-lived success of Quarto de despejo (Child of the dark), and reflect on what her life story reveals about race in Brazil. Includes extensive interviews with Carolina's children"--Handbook
The Unedited Diaries of Carolina Maria de Jesus
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Carolina Maria de Jesus, Robert M. Levine, José Carlos Sebe Bom Meihy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

"Important volume attempts to lay to rest doubts about authorship of Carolina's best-selling Quarto de despejo, translated as Child of the dark. Diary entries cover years 1958-66. Translations aim to reproduce tone and register of the original, without embellishment or correction, and are followed by a fascinating discussion of Carolina's
Bitita's Diary: The Autobiography of Carolina Maria de Jesus
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Carolina Maria De Jesus, Robert M. Levine, Beth Joan Vinkler, Emanuelle Oliveira
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-20 - Publisher: Routledge

Carolina Maria de Jesus (1914-1977), nicknamed Bitita, was a destitute black Brazilian woman born in the rural interior who migrated to the industrial city of Sao Paulo. This is her autobiography, which includes details about her experiences of race relations and sexual intimidation.
Receive Our Memories
Language: en
Pages: 289
Authors: José Orozco
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

"Receive our Memories is a rare study of an epistolary relationship for individuals whose migration from Mexico has been looked at en masse, but not from such a personal and human angle. The heart of the book consists of eighty translated and edited versions of letters from Luz Moreno, a
I'm Going to Have a Little House
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Carolina Maria de Jesus
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-01-01 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

"Never before published in English, Carolina's second diary, written in 1960-61, describes her life in the first year after the sudden (and, as it turned out, temporary) fame of Quarto de despejo (see HLAS 25:4741). Translated faithfully into English, evo