Of Course


Naturally, everyone knows the story of João Guimarães Rosa. If I told it, you’d roll your eyes; especially when I reached the part about the jagunços. Come to think of it, everything the American knows of the jagunço, he knows thanks entirely to Guimarães Rosa…And of the Sertão…of the capaciousness of language….the importance of names, values, change; the good in the evil and lies in truths; uncertainty and all the things it sounds like the birds say.

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