Post-Imperial Camoes

Post-Imperial Camoes

by Joao Ricardo Figueiredo (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933227061
Publisher: Tagus Press
Publication date: 11/30/2002
Series: Portuguese Literary and Cultural Studies Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

JOÃO RICARDO FIGUEIREDO teaches Portuguese and Italian Renaissance literatures in the Romance Literatures Department at the University of Lisbon. He is the author of Os Lusíadas e a Vaidade da Poesia," Referência" and A Autocomplacência da Mimese: Camões, Sidney e Fr. Luís de Sousa. In 2002 he co-organized (with Victor K. Mendes) the colloquium "Post-Imperial Camões." Currently, he is writing on Os Lusíadas.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction — João R. Figueiredo
ARTICLES
Camões the Sonneteer — Helen Vendler
Second Attempt — Miguel Tamen
“Bárbora escrava”?: Canon, beauty and color: An embarrassing contradiction — Rita Marnoto
Conceptual Oppositions in the Poetry of Camões — Helder Macedo
Conceptual Oppositions in the Poetry of Camões — Helder Macedo
Post-Imperial Bacchus: The politics of literary criticism in Camões studies 1940-2001 — Hélio J. S. Alves
Africa and the Epic Imagination of Camões — Josiah Blackmore
Sob o Signo de Deucalião — Eduardo Lourenço
Lusotropical Romance: Camões, Gilberto Freyre, and the Isle of Love — Anna Klobucka
Leonard Bacon's Camões: “Five Years of Monomania”? — George Monteiro
Comic Readings — João R. Figueiredo
The View from Almada Hill: Myths of Nationhood in Camões and William Julius Mickle — Lawrence Lipking
Milton and Camões: Reinventing the Old Man — Balachandra Rajan
First Encounter: the Christian-Hindu Confusion When the Portuguese Reached India — Michael Murrin
Borges and Camões — Translated by William Baer
REVIEWS
Camões and the English — George Monteiro
Peter Russell. Prince Henry ‘the Navigator': A Life. New Haven: Yale UP, 2000. — Liam M. Brockey
Harold Bloom. How to Read and Why. New York: Scribner, 2000. — Cristina Alberto
Peter Brooks. Troubling Confessions. Speaking Guilt in Law and Literature. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2000. — Inês Morais
Edward W. Said. Reflections on Exile and Other Essays. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard UP, 2001. — Rui Estrada
Carlito Azevedo. Sublunar. Rio de Janeiro: 7Letras, 2001. — Silviano Santiago

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