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Nelson H. Vieira

Nelson H. Vieira, University Professor and Professor of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies and Fellow in Judaic Studies at Brown University, is also North American founding editor of the literary journal, Brasil/Brazil, and former president of the Latin American Jewish Studies Association (1995–2003). Besides translations from the Portuguese as well as articles and essays on modern Brazilian fiction and Brazilian-Jewish prose, Vieira has published The Prophet and Other Stories by Samuel Rawet [introduction and translation] (1998); Jewish Voices in Brazilian Literature: A Prophetic Discourse of Alterity (1995); Construindo a imagem do judeu: algumas abordagens téoricas [editor] (1994); Brasil e Portugal: a imagem recíproca (1991); Roads to Today’s Portugal [editor] (1983); and The Promise [translation] (1981).

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Clarice Lispector

Clarice Lispector was a Brazilian-Jewish novelist and short story writer. Considered one of Brazil’s most outstanding literary figures, she is internationally acclaimed as one of the greatest women writers of the twentieth century for the singularity of her novels and short stories.

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