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Readers also enjoyed. About Nelson Rodrigues. Nelson Rodrigues. In , he helped usher in a new era in Brazilian theater with his play Vestido de Noiva The Wedding Dress , considered revolutionary for the complex exploration of its characters' psychology and its use of colloquial dialog. He went on to write many other seminal plays and today is widely regarded as Brazil's greatest playwright.

In , the family moved to Rio de Janeiro after Mario ran into trouble for criticizing a powerful local politician. In Rio, Mario rose through the ranks of one of the city's major newspaper and, in , launched his own newspaper, a sensationalist daily. By fourteen Nelson was covering the police beat for his father; by fifteen he had dropped out of school; and by sixteen he was writing his own column.

The family's economic situation improved steadily, allowing them to move from lower-middle class Zona Norte to what was then the exclusive neighborhood of Copacabana. In less than two years the family's fortunes would be reversed spectacularly. In , older brother Roberto, a talented graphic artist, was shot and killed at the newspaper offices by a society lady who objected to the salacious coverage of her divorce. Devastated by his son's death, Mario Rodrigues died a few months later of a stroke, and shortly after that the family newspaper was closed by military forces supporting the Revolution of , which the newspaper had fiercely opposed in its editorials.

The ensuing years were dark ones for the Rodrigues family, and Nelson and his brothers were forced to seek work at rival newspapers for low wages. To make matters worse, in Nelson was diagnosed with tuberculosis, a disease that plagued him, on an off, for the next ten years. During this time Rodrigues held various jobs including comic strip editor, sports columnists and opera critic. His following play, Vestido de Noiva The Wedding Dress , was hailed as a watershed in Brazilian theater and is considered among his masterpieces.

As the three planes overlap, actual reality melds with memory and delusion[1]. In all, Rodrigues wrote 17 full-length plays. His plays are frequently divided in three groups: Psychological, mythical and Carioca tragedies. From the beginning his plays shocked audiences and attracted the attention of censors. In spite of his success as a playwright, Rodrigues never dedicated himself exclusively to theater. Books by Nelson Rodrigues.

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Subscribe on Apple Podcasts , Spotify , and wherever you get your podcasts! Title: O Beijo no Asfalto In a teenage girl emigrates back to Brazil from Paris, plunging her into the political and social storm of that country, and forcing her to confront the disappearance of her father many years earlier. The tense survival tale is set over several late-night hours in a sparsely-peopled Brazilian restaurant. When an armed robbery interrupts an already-terse dynamic between boss and customer,


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