Brazilian Literature as World Literature (Literatures as World Literature)

Brazilian Literature as World Literature (Literatures as World Literature)

By: Eduardo F. Coutinho (editor)Hardback

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Brazilian Literature as World Literature is not only an introduction to Brazilian literature but also a study of the connections between Brazil's literary production and that of the rest of the world, particularly European and North American literatures. It highlights the tension that has always existed in Brazilian literature between the imitation of European models and forms and a yearning for a tradition of its own, as well as the attempts by modernist writers to propose possible solutions, such as aesthetic cannibalism, to overcome this tension.

About Author

Eduardo F. Coutinho is Professor of Comparative Literature at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His publications include The Synthesis Novel in Latin America (1991), Em busca da terceira margem (1993), Literatura Comparada (ed. with T. Carvalhal, 1994), Canones e contextos (ed., 3 vols, 1997-98), Literatura Comparada na America Latina (2003), Beyond Binarisms (ed., 3 vols, 2009), Literatura Comparada: reflexoes (2013), and Rompendo barreiras: estudos de literatura brasileira e hispano-americana (2014).

Contents

Contributors Translator Acknowledgments 1. Introduction Eduardo F. Coutinho (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 2. Baroque Voices in the Primordial Voices of Brazilian Literature: Anchieta, Vieira and Gregorio Dalma Nascimento 3. Light and Shadow: From Enlightenment to Neoclassicism in Brazil Gustavo Bernardo Krause 4. Indigenism and the Search for Brazilian Identity: European Influences and National Roots Roberto Acizelo de Souza (State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 5. The Multi-faceted Works of Machado de Assis Jose Luis Jobim (Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, RJ, Brazil) 6. Naturalism in Brazil and its European Connections Ligia Vassallo (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 7. Brazilian Modernism and the Modern Art Week: The Influence of the European Twentieth Century Vanguards Lucia Helena 8. The Dialogue Between Brazilian and World Poetry in the Twentieth Century Jorge Fernandes da Silveira (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 9. Jorge Amado: The International Projection of the Brazilian Writer Marca Rios da Silva 10. Regionalism vs. World Literature in Joao Guimaraes Rosa Eduardo F. Coutinho (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 11. Crossing Borders: Clarice Lispector and the Scene of Transnational Feminist Criticism Rita Terezinha Schmidt (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil) 12. The Brazilian Theater in the World: From Modern Dramaturgy to the Contemporary Post-Dramatic Scene Beatriz Resende (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 13. Post-Modern Brazilian Literature on the World Stage Luiza Lobo (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 14. Comparative Literature and Supranational Community Relations: The Administration of Difference, the Ways of Articulation, and the Hegemonies of Cultural Flows Benjamin Abdala Jr. (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil) Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781501323263
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 376
  • ID: 9781501323263
  • weight: 662
  • ISBN10: 1501323261

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