White Negritude: Race, Writing, and Brazilian Cultural Identity by Alexandra Isfahani-Hammond | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
White Negritude: Race, Writing, and Brazilian Cultural Identity / Edition 1

White Negritude: Race, Writing, and Brazilian Cultural Identity / Edition 1

by A. Isfahani-Hammond
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403975957

ISBN-13: 9781403975959

Pub. Date: 12/26/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

This book looks at the relationship of literary criticism to the social construction of race in Brazil. Isfahani-Hammond considers Gilberto Freyre's model of master/slave synthesis and examines what "multiculturalism" means after the turn of the century.

Overview

This book looks at the relationship of literary criticism to the social construction of race in Brazil. Isfahani-Hammond considers Gilberto Freyre's model of master/slave synthesis and examines what "multiculturalism" means after the turn of the century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403975959
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
12/26/2007
Series:
New Concepts in Latino American Cultures Series
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Vanishing Primitives: An Introduction
• Poetry and the Plantation: Jorge de Lima's White Authorship in a Caribbean Perspective
• White Man in the Tropics: Authorship and Atmospheric Blackness in Gilberto Freyre
• Joaquim Nabuco: Abolitionism and Erasure in the Americas
• From the Plantation Manor to the Sociologist's Study: Democracy, Lusotropicalism, and the Scene of Writing

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