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Carolina de Jesus, writer: from the slums of São Paulo to international acclaim


Originally published on November 25, 2011 Republished in recognition of the Month of Black Consciousness Carolina Maria de Jesus (1915-1977) (1) was a favelada (slum dweller) from the the city of São … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Carolina de Jesus


Carolina Maria de Jesus (1915-1977) was a favelada (slum dweller) from the the city of São Paulo that gained fame in the 1960s after the release of her book Quarto … Continue reading

November 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

Carolina de Jesus


Carolina Maria de Jesus (1915-1977) was a favelada (slum dweller) from the the city of São Paulo that gained fame in the 1960s after the release of her book Quarto … Continue reading

November 25, 2011 · 1 Comment