Machado de Assis

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About Machado de Assis Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis (Portuguese pronunciation: ʒoaˈkĩ maˈriɐ maˈʃadu dʒi aˈsis), often known as Machado de Assis, Machado, or Bruxo do Cosme Velho (June 21, 1839, Rio de Janeiro—September 29, 1908, Rio de Janeiro), was a Brazilian novelist, poet and short story writer. He is widely regarded as the most important writer of Brazilian literature. However, he did not gain widespread popularity outside Brazil in his own lifetime.Machado's works had a great influence on Brazilian literary schools of the late 19th century and 20th century. José Saramago, Carlos Fuentes, Susan Sontag and Harold Bloom are among his admirers and Bloom calls him "the supreme black literary artist to date."

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1. JOANNA DE ÂNGELIS 67723
2. Diogo Mainardi 62154
3. José de Alencar 56125
4. Machado de Assis 26673
5. Monteiro Lobato 17736
6. Guimarães Rosa 17001
7. Euclides da Cunha 15000
8. Carlos Drummond 13001
9. Graciliano Ramos 12270
10. Clarice Lispector 10829

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8. Muhammad Ilyas Qadri 50951
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10. Adnan Oktar 39569
11. A.Hamza Shinwari 27512
12. Machado de Assis 26673
13. Shahyar Ghanbari 25672
14. Mehmet Akif Ersoy 23679
15. Hani Nakshabandi 23548
16. Mustafa Balbay 22099

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