Questions tagged [home-is-the-sailor]

Questions about the novel 'Home Is the Sailor' ('Os Velhos Marinheiros ou o Capitão de Longo Curso', 1961) by Jorge Amado. Use with the tags [jorge-amado] and [portuguese-literature].

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In what way is Jorge Amado's Home Is the Sailor a modernist novel?

The Wikipedia article about Jorge Amado's Home Is the Sailor / Os velhos marinheiros ou o capitão de longo curso describes this work as a "Brazilian modernist novel". The corresponding ...
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What is the famous song about the independence of Bahia or Brazil?

Like many other novels by Jorge Amado, Home Is the Sailor is set in Bahia, one of the states of Brazil. On the second of July, one of the novel's characters organises a ceremony during which [trumpet ...