Brazilian science fiction

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Brazilian science fiction literature has its roots in authors such as Augusto Emílio Zaluar in the novel O Doutor Benignus and Machado de Assis in the short story O Imortal (1882). [1]

Machado de Assis Brazilian writer

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References

  1. Roberto de Sousa Causo. Editora UFMG, : . Ficção científica, fantasia e horror no Brasil, 1875 a 1950. 2003 ISBN   9788570413550.
<i>The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction</i> reference work

The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction is an English language reference work on science fiction, first published in 1979. In October 2011, the third edition was made available for free online.