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ABREU, Márcia. "This is how you tell a good story": comparing cordel pamphlets and classical literature.Translated byDavid Allan Rodgers. Horiz.antropol. [online]. 2006, vol.1Selected edition, pp. 0-0. ISSN 0104-7183.

Brazilian popular poets very often retell famous literary works in verse. The aim of this article is to compare some of these novels and their popular versions, the cordel pamphlets, examining the different kinds of reading and evaluations made by pamphlet readers.

Keywords : Brazilian popular literature (folhetos de cordel); comparison; novel; reading.

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