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Brazil Imagined: 1500 to the Present

Brazil Imagined: 1500 to the Present

by Darlene J. Sadlier


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292718579
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 10/01/2008
Series: The William and Bettye Nowlin Series in Art, History, and Culture of the Western Hemisphere
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 394
Sales rank: 1,086,711
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Darlene J. Sadlier is Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Indiana University-Bloomington. She is the author of several books on Portuguese and Brazilian literature and culture, most recently Nelson Pereira dos Santos.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter One: Edenic and Cannibal Encounters
  • Chapter Two: Paradise (Re)Gained: Dutch Representations of Brazil and Nativist Imaginary
  • Chapter Three: Regal Brazil
  • Chapter Four: The Foundations of a National Literary Imaginary
  • Chapter Five: Modernist Brazil
  • Chapter Six: Good Neighbor Brazil
  • Chapter Seven: From Revolutionary to Dystopian Brazil on Screen
  • Epilogue: Land of the Future
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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