By Ferreira Gullar
Thought of the best lengthy poem in twentieth century Brazilian poetry, Ferreira's Gullar's soiled Poem was once written as a reaction to the Brazilian dictatorship that positioned him in exile and murdered hundreds of thousands. Written in 1975 in Buenos Aires while Ferreira Gullar was once in political exile from the Brazilian dictatorship, soiled Poem is an epic poem that amid lifestyles occasions lines the author's political and creative evolution and is by means of such a lot money owed an important lengthy poem of latest Brazilian literature. student and critic Otto Maria Carpeaux wrote: "Dirty Poem merits to be known as 'National Poem' since it embodies all the reports, victories, defeats, and hopes within the lifetime of the Brazilian citizen." it's a hypnotic paintings that attracts at the poet's reminiscence of early life within the beach urban of Sao Luís do Maranhao in the course of global struggle II and bargains overtly with the "dirty" shamefulness of a socio-economic method that abuses its voters with poverty, sexism, greed, and worry.
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