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Brazil Literature

Bosi says that they do not belong to the category of literary, but the pure one criticizes historical, it recognizes that it is thanks to these stories of the landscape, the indian and social groups, that we can catch the primitive conditions of our culture. All these texts of information have as characteristic the information, as Bosi says, was traders, navigators, adventurers, and military who when arriving of the Europe here in Brazil, fascinated themselves with the beauty of our land they informed on Brazil for the Europe. Afrnio Coutinho in its book ' ' Literature in the Brasil' ' it defines the characters of Brazilian Literature, says that before making a definition, we must first have a vision of the scene and the context where if inserted Brazil at this time, make reference to one reference ' ' movement duplo' ' , that is, a double character that is telluric the spontaneous one, the disintegration and the abandonment of an old conscience of another side, the complex culture that is the construction of a new mentality. Telluric they were the writers who searched inspiration in the land in the unconscious one. The requintados ones carried through desenraizados cults that if came back toward the European cultural sources. This character between the search of a local tradition in substitution of a European tradition, is the moments that mark the initial literature of the colony, subject that sufficiently will be explicitado in files of legal documents of the Priest Jose de Anchieta whose workmanship is differentiated of informative documents because beyond letters reports of documentary and historical value, Anchieta also wrote poetry and theater. Priest Jose de Anchieta, arrived at Brazil with intention to make catequese to our indians, that is to transform them through the religion catholic. From 1552 the call starts a new A stage Brazilian Jesutica Literature that has as great information the religion catholic, was texts and poems that the Jesuit priests commanded by the priest Jose Anchieta and the Manoel priest of the N3obrega made for our indians counting they it history of the church catholic.

Informative Literature

' Sir, Rank that Captain of this Your fleet, and thus the other captains writes Your Alteza the notice of the achamento of this Your new land, that if now in this navigation found, will not leave also to give of this my account Your Alteza, as well as I better will be able, despite — to count it well and to speak — he knows that all worse to it to make! ' ' … (Pero Vaz de Caminha. Letter to King Dom Manoel) ' ' If it cannot number nor to understand the multitude of heathen Barbarian who sowed the nature for all this land of Brazil; because nobody can for a hinterland inside walk safe, nor to pass for land where it does not find populations of armed indians against all the nations human beings, and as well as they are many allowed Deos that were contrary ones of the others, and that it had entrelles great hatred and discords, because if assi was not the portuguezes poderio not to live in the land nor would be possible to conquer so great to be able of people. It had many of these indians for the Coast next to the Captainships, everything at last was full delles when they will start the portuguezes to populate the land; but because the same indians will alevantaro against elles and fazio to them many treies, the governors and captains of the land will destroy them little by little and will kill many delles, others will run away pear the Hinterland, and assi was the coast depopulated of heathen throughout the Captainships. Together dellas will be some indians of these in aldas that they are of peace, and friends of the Portuguese. The language of this heathen all for the Coast he, huma: it lacks of three letters? f is not found in it, nor L, nor R, cousa worthy of astonishment, because assi does not have Faith, nor Law, nor King; in this way lives without Justice and disorderedly.