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O Cortico
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Luso Brazilian Books
Publication date April 30, 2005
Pages 200
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780850515015
ISBN-10 0850515017
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Original list price $11.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Representing the height of Brazilian Naturalism, O Cortiço is Aluísio Azevedo's critique of unchecked ambition in Brazilian society of his day. João Romão, an imigrant Portuguese man, builds a tenement (Cortiço) on the money and work of his mulatto lover, Bertoleza. The tenement's residents fight with those of another tenement, leading to a fire that destroys much of the building. But Romão rebuilds and is soon wealthy and looks to marry an educated woman, leaving Bertoleza, who kills herself.

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About: Representing the height of Brazilian Naturalism, O Cortiço is Aluísio Azevedo's critique of unchecked ambition in Brazilian society of his day.

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