Emerging Dialogues on Machado de Assis

Emerging Dialogues on Machado de Assis

Hardcover(1st ed. 2016)

$139.99
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Wednesday, November 21

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137543431
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 06/24/2016
Series: New Directions in Latino American Cultures
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Lamonte Aidoo is the Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of Romance Studies at Duke University, USA. He is the author of Slavery Unseen: Sex, Power, and Brazil’s Myth of Racial Democracy, and co-editor of Lima Barreto: New Critical Perspectives.


Daniel F. Silva is Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese and Comparative Literature at Middlebury College, USA. He is the author of Subjectivity and the Reproduction of Imperial Power: Empire’s Individuals and co-editor of Lima Barreto: New Critical Perspectives.

Table of Contents


Foreword: Machado de Assis: the Brazilian Master Then and Now Nelson H. Vieira.- Introduction: Lamonte Aidoo and Daniel F. Silva.- Part I: Situating Machado de Assis in History, Literature, and Philosophy.- 1 Machado de Assis: Creator and Character in a Troubled Scene Lilia Moritz Schwarcz.- 2 Machado de Assis and Realism: A Literary Genealogy Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht.- 3 Machado de Assis and Pascal Pedro Meira Monteiro.- Part II: Machado on Race, Identity, and Society.- 4 Machado de Assis: From “Tragic Mulatto” to Human Tragicomedy G. Reginald Daniel.- 5 “Father Versus Mother”: Slavery and its Apparatuses Fernando Rocha.- 6 The “Chinese Question” in Machado’s Journalism Sonia Roncador.- Part III: Women in Machado’s Work.- 7 Writing Womanhood in the New Brazil: Machado’s Lição de Botânica Earl E. Fitz.- 8 Curiosity: Undecidability and Gender in Dom Casmurro Marta Peixoto.- Part IV: Machado on Masculinity and Queer Relations.- 9 Machado’s Wounded Males Luiz Fernando Valente.- 10 Homoaffectivity Exemplified in Dom Casmurro Camilo Gomides.- 11 Masculinity and Matrimonial Secrets in Dom Casmurro Richard Miskolci.- Part V: Machado, Allegory, and the Narration of Violence.- 12 Machado’s Tales of the Fantastic: Allegory and the Macabre M. Elizabeth Ginway.- 13 Machado de Assis and the Secret Heart of Literature Paulo Moreira.- 14 Framing Violence: Narrator and Reader in “Father versus Mother” Giulia Ricco.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews